Craig Bartholio


Ed.D., Educational Leadership: Educational Psychology, University of Southern California

M.A.Ed., Education/Special Education, Calfornia State Polytechnic University, Pomona

B.A., Psychology, California State University at Long Beach

Professional Background

Coordinator, Special Education, Chino Valley USD

Chair, Department of Special Education, Azusa Pacific University


California Preliminary Administrative Services Credential, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

California Clear Education Specialist Credential: Moderate to Severe Disabilities, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

California Clear Single Subject Credential: Social Studies, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Recognitions & Awards

Nominated University Leadership Award, 2020, Azusa Pacific University

Nominated University Most Inspirational Faculty Award, 2017, Azusa Pacific University

2nd Place, Graduate Student Research Symposium, 2010, University of Southern California

Tabor Courses Taught

  • EDUC 525: Cognitive Neuroscience
  • TESP 502: Science of Teaching 1 (Azusa Pacific University)


Bartholio, C: 2020: Special Education Services in Private Faith-Based and Nonsectarian Elementary Schools, The Journal of Faith, Education, and Community: Vol. 4: Issue 1

Yeh, J.H., Bartholio, C., Shackleton, E., Costello, L., Perera, M., Yeh, K. & Yeh, C., 2020: Environmentally Embedded Internet-of-Things for Secondary and Higher Education, 3rd International Conference on Information and Computer Technologies (ICICT), PP.543-547, San Jose, Calif., DOI: 10.1109/ICICT50521.2020.00092

Bartholio, C.: 2016, Collaboration in Special Education: Bringing Shalom to the Individual Education Program Meeting: In Lee, H. & Kaak, P. (Eds.) The Pedagogy of Shalom: Theory of Contemporary Issues of a Faith-Based Education (143-156), Gateway East, Singapore: Springer