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Julie Hartman

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Division of Teacher Education
School of Education



  • PhD, Curriculum & Instruction, Clemson University
  • MA, Education, Early Childhood, Furman University
  • BS, Elementary Education, Bob Jones University


  • Behavior & Development of the Young Child (Ed 260)
  • Early Childhood Curriculum (Ed 352)
  • Home, School & Community Relations (Ed 358)
  • Practicum: Pre-K-3 (Ed 332)
  • Teaching Language Arts (Pre-K-3) (Ed 356)
  • Teaching Mathematics (Pre-K-3) (Ed 357)

About Julie

Julie N. Hartman, PhD, is the Program Coordinator for the Early Childcare & Development and the Early Childhood Education (teacher licensure) programs at Bob Jones University. She teaches a variety of courses in early childhood education, as well as mentors and supervises student teachers during their first and second field experiences. She formerly taught four-year-old and five-year-old kindergarten, and third and fourth grades in both public and private schools.  Dr. Hartman has studied both the Project Approach and the Reggio Emilia Approach and traveled to Reggio Emilia, Italy with a study group as part of her doctoral studies.  Her dissertation research focused on the understanding and use of the Reggio Emilia Approach among Early Childhood Teacher Educators in South Carolina Teacher Education Programs.  Her current interests centers on arts and technology integration in early childhood classrooms. She facilitates ongoing professional development on the use of tablet technology through the iTeachCafe she holds for Greenville County School District early childood teachers.  Dr.  Hartman serves on the board of Greenville First Steps and is the past president of the South Carolina Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators. Her favorite place of service is with the young children of Grace Baptist Fellowship, a church her family helped plant here in the Upstate.  She serves as the Children's Ministry Coordinator for GBF. She and her husband, Marty, have been married 30+ years and have two grown children, Jake and Emma, and a much loved dog, Sophie!