Degrees and Certifications:
M.A. Education & Curriculum (Univ.of.Phoenix) Principal/Leadership License (CDE) B.A. Sociology (UCCS)
Mr. Eric Eberhardt M.A.
Over the 48 years that native Eric Eberhardt has lived in the Colorado Springs area he has worn many hats. These include: college educator for the Pre-Collegiate Development and the Honors Programs at UCCS, lecturer for the UCCS Communication Department, adviser/coach for the Chancellor’s L.E.A.D. Initiative, and a lecturer for the GPS Grey Matters Freshmen Induction Courses. In addition, Eric has served as a High School Social Studies Teacher for Community Prep Charter School as well as a current 6th Grade Language Arts Teacher for District 11 (23 year veteran). Eric is a small business owner, operating Changing Times Music Services, as well as a recording artist/producer on over a dozen music projects. Most recently he produced a legacy project for his late father- local trumpeting legend Al Eberhardt with Grammy winning engineer Carl Lucero. He is the current drummer and percussionist for pop artist Landon Williams, The Changing Times Band, and has been the drummer for the mighty Triple Nickel Bandfor nearly a decade. Eric also operates an independent DJ service for select clients and is a published electronic music composer.
Eric possesses a degree in Sociology from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and has many hours of university study in philosophy (enough for another BA). He has earned his Master's Degree in Educational Curriculum Design as well as gaining his Principal License in Administration and Leadership from the Colorado Department of Education. He acquired his master teaching license certifications in the areas of Secondary Language Arts and Social Studies (current through 2025). In his personal life, Eric is son to late jazz Trumpeter legend Al Eberhardt, brother to local area “Best of the Springs” Prosthodontist, Dr. Emily Batson, Uncle to 4 nephews and 2 nieces and most proudly- husband to professor Dr. Liesl Eberhardt. Always an advocate for the underdog, Eric is a proud member of the Colorado Springs Education Association, a member of the Pikes Peak Humane Society, a supporter of the National Mill Dog Rescue“ (adopted two little Maltese rescues).
Finally, having been a lifelong musician, Eric along with his late father were (and still are) members and supporters of the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society.