Eric J. Dimmitt

Assistant Professor


Faculty - Teaching Graduate

Eric Dimmitt has over two decades of experience as a K-12 teacher and school administrator. In addition to teaching middle school and high school English and speech communication in central and northwestern Wisconsin, he has been an assistant principal and director of instruction in three suburban Milwaukee school districts. These administrative roles included leading curriculum development processes, designing and providing professional learning for teachers and administrators, and coordinating the districts' assessment programs.  He has been responsible for English Language Learner and Gifted/Talented programs, new teacher mentoring programs, federal formula and competitive grants, strategic planning, and other related administrative areas. 

Eric’s teaching as a graduate faculty member includes organizational theory, systems thinking, leadership theory, and instructional leadership. He has taught as a full time assistant professor at the undergraduate level in the areas of educational technology, classroom management, assessment, and instructional methods.  He has supervised undergraduates and graduates in teaching and leadership practicums. His research and scholarship includes both studying effective instructional methods and the student experience in online learning environments. He has also researched how school districts create coherence in their goal setting processes, especially between building and district level leadership.  His service includes being an active member of state and national organizations committed to advancing learning in K-12 and higher education along with consulting with school districts and other organizations in planning and talent management.


  • Ph.D., Cardinal Stritch University
  • M.A.E., Marian University Of Fond Du Lac
  • B.A., Univ Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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