DirectoryBill Fritz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Teacher Education

Ph.D., Northwest Nazarene University, Educational Leadership
School Superintendent Credentials, Seattle Pacific University
M.Ed., Seattle Pacific University, Educational Leadership
B.A. Western Washington University, Mathematics Education

Professor Bill Fritz teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in the Teacher Education program, including School Diversity, Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment, EdTPA Preparation, Mathematics Methods, and Literacy Methods. He also supervises education field interns. Beyond the Education Department, he assists other NCU departments with planning of and teaching quantitative methods courses.

Previously, Dr. Fritz taught Master’s and Doctoral students in the areas of Quantitative Methods for Education and Human Resources at Northwest Nazarene University and Seattle Pacific University, respectively. He has also chaired and served on Dissertation Committees. Dr. Fritz has spent 24 years in public education in Washington and Florida, serving as a secondary mathematics teacher, assistant principal, principal, district human resources administrator, and superintendent.

His research areas of interest include teacher self-efficacy, collective efficacy, mathematics instruction, and school board/superintendent partnerships.