Department of Educational Studies

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Whittaker, Catharine

Ph.D. The Ohio State University

M.S. Winona State University

B.A. Wheaton College


Professor

Department: Educational Studies
Office: OM 103E
Phone: (845) 257-2843
E-mail: whittakc@newpaltz.edu

Publications

Selected Publications

Chorzempa, B.F., Whittaker, C. R., Magiera, K., Simmons, R., Givner, C. C. (2013). Embedding evidence-based practices in teacher education: Programs to prepare highly qualified special education teachers. Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning, 7(2), 17-30.

Elhoweris, H., Whittaker, C. R., & Salend, S. J. (2007). Addressing the religious and spiritual diversity of students with disabilities and their families. Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners, 10(1&2), 1-7.

Ryan, S., Whittaker, C. R., & Pinckney, J. (2002). A school-based elementary mentoring program. Preventing School Failure, 46, 133-138.

Salend, S. J., & Whittaker, C. R. (2012). Inclusive education: Best practices in the United States. In C. Boyle & K. Topping (Eds.), What works in inclusion? (pp. 66-80). Berkshire, United Kingdom: McGraw-Hill House.

Salend, S. J., Whittaker, C. R., & Garrick Duhaney, L.M. (2006). Preparing special educators to work with migrant students with disabilities and their families. Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners, 9(1), 185-195.

Salend, S. J., Whittaker, C. R., Garrick Duhaney, L., Smith, R. M. (2003). Diversifying teacher education programs to recruit and graduate culturally and linguistically diverse teachers. Teacher Education and Special Education, 26(4), 315-327.

Taylor, L. S., & Whittaker, C. R. (2003). Bridging multiple worlds: Case studies of diverse educational communities. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Taylor, L. S., & Whittaker, C. R. (2009). Bridging multiple worlds: Case studies of diverse educational communities (2nd ed.). Boston: Pearson.

van Garderen, D., & Whittaker, C. (2006). Planning differentiated, multicultural instruction for secondary inclusive classroom. Teaching Exceptional Children, 38(3), 12-21.

Whittaker, C. R. (2012). Integrating literature circles into a co-taught inclusive classroom. Intervention in School and Clinic. 47, 214-223. DOI 10.1177/1053451211424601

Whittaker, C. R., Salend, S. J., & Duhaney, D. (2001). Creating instructional rubrics for inclusive classrooms. Teaching Exceptional Children, 34(2), 8-13.

Whittaker, C. R., Salend, S. J., Elhoweris, H. (2009). Religious diversity in schools: Addressing the issues. Intervention in School and Clinic. 44(5), 314-319.

Whittaker, C. R., & vanGarderen, D. (2009). Using a metacognitive approach with case-based instruction to enhance teacher reflection and promote effective educational practices for diverse learners. Action in Teacher Education, 31(2), 5-16.