His informative lectures are witty, insightful, and wonderfully entertaining.
Emanuel Shargel
Professor Emeritus, College of Education, Florida State University

Bill's Books

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Transform the school, transform society.


Bill Hoatson would love to hear from you about your ideas on education or child rearing. He also welcomes feedback about any of his works. Please feel free to contact him below.

Phil: It may not do you any good, but it sure wil brighten the clients day to see your aura of beaming sunshine....Sharon: Oh, shut up. Phil: See...that's the spirit. And wipe your face before you come in. They'll think Santa died, or something.
Second Period at the Center

7 Minute Lecture Series


01. Introduction
(7 minute Lectures)

02. How to Create a Dropout
(Positive Behavior Shaping)

03. The Phone Call
(Reward Effort)