Matthew K. Burns, Ph.D.

Matthew K. Burns, Ph.D.Matthew K. Burns, Ph.D., is a Professor of Educational Psychology, Co-Director of the Minnesota Center for Reading Research, and Coordinator of the School Psychology program at the University of Minnesota. He has authored over 100 articles and book chapters, many of which address Response to Intervention. Matt is the Editor of School Psychology Review and is the former Editor of Assessment for Effective Intervention. He has also co-authored or co-edited seven books about RTI including co-editing the Handbook of response-to-intervention: The science and practice of assessment and intervention. Moreover, Matt is a highly sought national presenter and has conducted RTI trainings in dozens of states. As a former practitioner and special education supervisor, Matt has implemented, supervised, researched, and consulted about RTI for almost 20 years. Finally, Matt was a member of the task force and co-author of School Psychology: A Blueprint for Training and Practice III.

Talks Featured

Implementing RTI in High Schools

June 29, 2011

Implementing RtI at the secondary level presents unique challenges and new questions. Join Drs. Matthew Burns, Hollie Pettersson and Rebecca Sarlo as they explore the application of multi-tiered systems of support in high school settings and answer your questions about key issues. They will also offer examples to illustrate the application of RtI practices that increase student achievement for academics and behavior at the high school level.

Data-Based Decision Making

November 12, 2008

Join our expert, Matthew K. Burns, as he answers your questions about problem-solving decisions made in each tier and the various decision-making rules used in each tier within an RTI model. Dr. Burns will also offer tips and suggestions on using data to make decisions about instruction, intervention, and eligibility.