Jon Burt

Jon Burt
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Special Education, Early Childhood & Prevention Science
Room 147 - College of Education and Human Development
jon.burt @

Jon Burt's curriculum vita [PDF]

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Louisville
  • M.Ed., Special Education; High-Incidence Disabilities; Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (EBD), Vanderbilt University,
  • B.B.A., Business Management, Belmont University

Courses Taught

  • EDSP 669 Single Case Research Design
  • EDSP 644 Applied Behavior Analysis
  • EDSP 646 Behavioral Approach to Communication
  • EDSP 442 Learning and Behavior Disorders Practicum

Professional Associations

  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
  • Association for Behavior Analysis International
  • Kentucky Association for Behavior Analysis
  • Association of Positive Behavior Support


  • Allday, R. A., Burt, J. L., & Haggard, K. N. (2021). Considering a function-based approach for reducing disproportional disciplinary practices. Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth, 1-11.
  • Samudre, M. D., Burt, J. L., & LeJeune, L. M. (2021). An Adaptation of Multitiered Systems of Professional Development to Support Teacher Implementation of Tier 2 Behavioral Supports. Beyond Behavior.
  • Scott, T. M., Gage, N., Hirn, R., Lingo, A., & Burt, J. L. (2019). An examination of the association between MTSS implementation fidelity measures and student outcomes. Preventing School Failure. 63, 308-316.
  • Burt, J. L., & Whitney, T. (2018). From resource room to the real world: Facilitating generalization of intervention outcomes. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 50, 364-372.
  • Hollo, A., & Burt, J. L. (2018). Practices reflecting functional communication training for students with or at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders: Systematically mapping the literature. Behavioral Disorders, 44, 20-39.
  • Scott, T. M., & Burt, J. L. (2018). The continuing evolution of a science for students with behavioral disorders: Who, what, when, where, and how. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 37, 132-139.
  • Burt, J. L., & Pennington, R. C. (2017). What to do with extinction: A teacher's guide to using extinction in schools. Intervention in School and Clinic, 53, 107-113.