Degrees and Certifications:
M.A. Education & Curriculum (Univ.of.Phoenix) Principal/Leadership License (CDE) B.A. Sociology (UCCS)
Mr. Eric Eberhardt
Over the 44 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 (20 year veteran). Eric is a small business owner, operating Changing Times Music Services, and a recording artist/producer on over a dozen music projects. Most recently he produced a legacy project for his 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 the Triple Nickel Band. Eric also operates an independent DJ service for select clients and is a published electronic music composer. You can listen to one of his original compositions here: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/ericeberhardt2
Eric possesses a degree in Sociology from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (1996) as well as over 60 hours and a successful Philosophy thesis defense (completed in 1998.) He has earned his Master's Degree in Educational Curriculum Design (2004) as well as gaining his Principal License in Administration and Leadership from the Colorado Department of Education (2005). He has acquired his master teaching license certifications in the areas of Secondary Language Arts and Social Studies (current through 2023). In his personal life, Eric is son to former Broadmoor jazz Trumpeter and CSU-Pueblo Artist in Residence Al Eberhardt, brother to local area “Best of the Springs” Prosthodontist, Dr. Emily Batson, Uncle to a 4 year old Nephew Brandon "little man," and most proudly- husband to UCCS, Senior Instructor 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, a “dog dad” to two little Maltese, and a member of the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society.