Luke Hartman began his recruitment experience serving as an associate director of enrollment and head basketball coach early in his professional development. He taught public middle school and high school students with exceptional learning and behavioral needs and served as a behavioral consultant aiding teachers with challenging students.
Luke has taught in the education departments at Hesston College, Bethel College (KS) and Eastern Mennonite University, and has taught graduate courses for EMU Harrisonburg and EMU Lancaster for the last 12 years. He most recently served the Harrisonburg City Public School system as an administrator of the most diverse middle school per capita in the state of Virginia, a school in which he helped to open.
A graduate of Hesston College, Eastern Mennonite University, Wichita State University and Virginia Tech, Luke has experienced college life in many different settings and understands the incredible value of what EMU has to offer. His dissertation focused on prejudice reduction through diversity coursework and he continues to focus on multiculturalism and social justice in the field of education. He is a widely sought after public speaker in both secular and religious settings, speaking all across the country on various topics including but not limited to: Discipleship, Educational Pedagogy and Meeting the Needs of the Diverse Learner.