Winthrop University: COE Faculty Profile - Witzel, Bradley

Name:  Bradley Witzel
Title:  Professor, Special Education Program Coordinator
Education:  Ph.D., University of Florida; M.Ed., University of Florida; B.S., James Madison University
Office:  232-G Withers/W.T.S Building   
Phone:  803/323-2453
Area(s):  Learning Disabilities; Emotional Disabilities; Mathematics Education; Motivational Aspects of Education


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Brad Witzel, Ph.D., is an award-winning teacher and researcher who works as a professor and program director of the M.Ed. in Special Education Intervention at Winthrop University, the flagship education college for the state of South Carolina. As a classroom teacher he worked in multiple settings teaching mainly math and science to high-achieving students with disabilities and at-risk concerns. Dr. Witzel has authored over 60 professional publications, developed over 20 multimedia resources, and delivered over 500 presentations and workshops. His most recent books include Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom through Routledge, Teaching Elementary Mathematics to Struggling Learners through Guilford Press, and Bridging the Arithmetic to Algebra Gap through the Council for Exceptional Children. In addition to his paper published works, he was selected by Vanderbilt University to develop an IRIS module on Algebra for students with academic difficulties. A popular professional developer, he was most recently selected by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to develop state-mandated training on Dyscalculia as directed by House Bill 149. He has served as a board member consulting with several states on RTI and MTSS, as a panelist on the Institute of Education Sciences RTI Math Practice Guide, and as an invited reviewer of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel Final Report. Most importantly, he is a father of two, husband of an educator, and son of two educators.

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