Biography

Dr. Kathryn M. Burke received her doctoral degree from the University of Kansas in Special Education with a Minor in Research Design and Analysis. Her research focuses on promoting self-determination across the lifespan for people with disabilities. She has authored or co-authored 11 peer-reviewed publications and three book chapters. Dr. Burke was formerly an elementary special education teacher in Philadelphia and is passionate about advancing strengths-based inclusive education through scholarship, teaching, and service.

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

SPED 4105

Assessment in Early Childhood Special Education

Undergraduate

SPED 5105

Assessment in Special Education

Graduate

SPED 5187

Graduate Assessment Practicum in Early Childhood Special Education

Graduate

SPED 5402

Effective Transition Practices for Students with Mild Disabilities

Graduate

Selected Publications

  • Burke, K.M., Raley, S.K., Shogren, K.A., Hagiwara, M., Mumbardó-Adam, C., Uyanik, H., & Behrens, S. (2020). A Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Promote Self-Determination for Students With Disabilities. Remedial and Special Education, 41(3), pp. 176-188. SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/0741932518802274

  • Amor, A.M., Hagiwara, M., Shogren, K.A., Thompson, J.R., Verdugo, M.Ã., Burke, K.M., & Aguayo, V. (2019). International perspectives and trends in research on inclusive education: a systematic review. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 23(12), pp. 1277-1295. Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/13603116.2018.1445304

  • Shogren, K.A., Burke, K.M., Antosh, A., Wehmeyer, M.L., LaPlante, T., Shaw, L.A., & Raley, S. (2019). Impact of the Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction on Self-Determination and Goal Attainment in Adolescents With Intellectual Disability. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 30(1), pp. 22-34. SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1044207318792178

  • Burke, K., Shogren, K.A., Raley, S.K., Wehmeryer, M.L., Antosh, A.A., & LaPlante, T. (2019). Implementing evidence-based practices to promote self-determination: Lessons learned from a state-wide implementation of the Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 54(1), pp. 18-29. Retrieved from https://eric.ed.gov/

  • Hagiwara, M., Armor, A.M., Shogren, K.A., Thompson, J.R., Verdugo, M.A., Burke, K., Uyanik, H., & Aguayo, V. (2019). International trends in inclusive education intervention research: A literature review. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 54(1), pp. 3-17. Retrieved from https://eric.ed.gov/

  • Wehmeyer, M.L., Shogren, K.A., Raley, S.K., & Burke, K. (2019). Self-determination. In J.C. Shurr, B.A. Jimenez, & E.C. Bouck (Eds.), Educating Students with Intellectual Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Book 3 Essential Skills and Frameworks, 3. Retrieved from http://pubs.cec.sped.org/

  • Shogren, K.A., Burke, K.M., Anderson, M.H., Antosh, A.A., Wehmeyer, M.L., LaPlante, T., & Shaw, L.A. (2018). Evaluating the Differential Impact of Interventions to Promote Self-Determination and Goal Attainment for Transition-Age Youth with Intellectual Disability. Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 43(3), pp. 165-180. SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1540796918779775

  • Burke, K., Shogren, K.A., & Wehmeyer, M.L. (2018). Transition-focused program plans. In L.S. Brusnahan, R.A. Stodden, & S.H. Zucker (Eds.), Transition to adulthood: Work, community, and educational success. Council for Exceptional Children. Retrieved from http://pubs.cec.sped.org/

  • Wehmeyer, M.L., Shogren, K.A., & Burke, K. (2017). Self-determination. In K.A. Shogren, M.L. Wehmeyer, & N.N. Singh (Eds.), Handbook of positive psychology in intellectual and developmental disabilities: Translating research into practice (pp. 49-64). Springer. Retrieved from https://www.springer.com/

  • Dean, E.E., Burke, K.M., Shogren, K.A., & Wehmeyer, M.L. (2017). Promoting Self-Determination and Integrated Employment Through the Self-Determined Career Development Model. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 1(2), pp. 55-62. Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s41252-017-0011-y