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Dr. Jamie Van Dycke

Chair, Department of Education/Special Education
Assistant Professor in Special Education

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Special Education, 2005 University of Oklahoma, Norman Oklahoma
  • M.Ed. in General Special Education, 1998 University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma
  • B.S.E. in Elementary Education and Special Education, 1985 Oklahoma Christian University of Science and Arts, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Professional Certification:

Standard Oklahoma Teaching Certificate in the areas of:

  • Special Education: Intellectual Disabilities (N-12)
  • Learning Disabilities (N-12)
  • Physical Disabilities (N-12)
  • Elementary Education (K-8)
  • Language Arts Middle School (6-8)

Research Area/ Scholarly Interest:

  • Secondary transition and post-school success for individuals with disabilities
  • Student involvement in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process
  • Self-determination and self-advocacy skills
  • Impact of the disability dynamic on siblings and family members
  • Support needs for citizens with disabilities living interdependently in the community

Recent Publications:

  • Peterson, L. Y., Van Dycke, J. L., Roberson, R. L., & Sedaghat, J. M. (2013). Promoting student transition from entitlement services to eligibility resources. Intervention in School and Clinic, 49(2), 99- 107.
  • Allday, R. A., Duhon, G., Backburn-Ellis, S., & Van Dycke, J. L. (2011). The biasing effects of labels on a direct observation of preservice teachers. Teacher Education and Special Education, 34, 52 – 58.
  • Martin, J. E., Van Dycke, J. L., D’Ottavio, M., & Nickerson, K. (2007). The student-directed summary of performance: Increasing student and family involvement in the transition planning process. Career Development for Exceptional Children, 30(1), 13-26.
  • Martin, J. E., Van Dycke, J. L., Christensen, W. R., Greene, B. A., Gardner, J. E., & Lovett, D. L. (2006). Increasing student participation in IEP meetings: Establishing the Self-Directed IEP as an evidence-based practice. Exceptional Children, 72(3), 299-316.
  • Van Dycke, J. L., Martin, J. E., & Lovett, D. L. (2006). Why is this cake on fire? Inviting students into the IEP process. Teaching Exceptional Children, 38(3), 42-47.
  • Martin, J. E., Van Dycke, J. L., Greene, B. A., Gardner, J. M., Christensen, W. R., Woods, L. L., & Lovett, D. L. (2006). Direct observation of teacher-directed IEP meetings: Establishing the need for student IEP meeting instruction. Exceptional Children, 72(2), 187-200.
  • Martin, J. E., Mithaug, D. E., Cox, P., Peterson, L. Y., Van Dycke, J. L., & Cash, M. E. (2003). Increasing self-determination: Teaching students to plan, work, evaluate, and adjust. Exceptional Children, 69(4), 431-447.
  • Martin, J. E., Van Dycke, J. L., Peterson, L. Y., & Walden, R. J. (2002). Transition of students with disabilities from high school to post-secondary education: The perfect example. In C. A. Kochhar-Bryant & D.S. Bassett (Eds.), Aligning transition and standards-based education: Issues and strategies (pp. 167-186). Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children.

Conference Presentations:

Invited Keynote Addresses

  • Van Dycke, J. L. (October, 2013). Don’t just leave a legacy: Build one through the IEP process! Keynote address for the Clarke School Fall Conference, held in Northhampton, MA.
  • Van Dycke, J. L. (June, 2012). Planning to be a personal advocate AND a systems advocate. Keynote address for the Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council’s Youth Leadership Forum, held in Chickasha, OK.
  • Van Dycke, J. L. (June, 2011). Personal advocacy vs. systems advocacy. Keynote address for the Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council’s Youth Leadership Forum, held in Chickasha, OK.
  • Van Dycke, J. L. (June, 2010). Youth leadership dynamics: Leading by example and other subtle leadership tactics. Keynote address for the Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council’s Youth Leadership Forum, held in Chickasha, OK.
  • Van Dycke, J. L. (June, 2006). Personal and systems advocacy: Knowing the difference can make the difference. Keynote address for the Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council’s Youth Leadership Forum, held in Chickasha, OK.
  • Van Dycke, J. L. (October, 2005). Including students in the IEP process from elementary through high school. Keynote address for the Clarke School Fall Conference, held in Northhampton, MA.
  • Martin, J. E., & Van Dycke, J. L. (August, 2005). Student participation in transition IEPs in Oklahoma: What does it look like? Co-keynote address for the Oklahoma Directors of Special Services Fall Conference in Oklahoma City, OK.
  • Van Dycke, J. L. (October 2004). Breathless: The roles and responsibilities of today’s paraeducators. Keynote address for the Oklahoma Annual Paraprofessional conference held in Norman, OK.
  • Van Dycke, J. L. (February, 2002). Why do we do what we do? Keynote address for Edmond Public School’s Annual Teacher Retreat, held in Edmond, OK.
  • Van Dycke, J. L. (January, 2001). Why do we do what we do? Keynote address for Broken Arrow Public Schools Annual Teacher Retreat, held in Broken Arrow, OK.

Peer Reviewed International Conferences

  • Van Dycke, J. L., & Peterson, L. Y. (October, 2011). Conceptualizing disability disclosure as a developmental sequence of skills. Presentation for the 2011 Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference, Kansas City, MO.
  • Peterson, L. Y., & Van Dycke, J. L. (October, 2011). RiT: Resources in transition: A tiered model of web-based transition resources. Presentation for the 2011 Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference, Kansas City, MO.
  • Van Dycke, J. L., Peterson, L. Y., & Gragoudas, S. (October, 2010). Self-advocacy and transition. Presentation for the 2010 Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference, Mystic, CT.
  • Trainor, A., Peterson, L. Y., Van Dycke, J. L., & Smith, S. (October, 2010). How to develop a DCDT chapter at state and local levels. Presentation for the 2010 Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference, Mystic, CT.
  • Van Dycke, J. L., & Peterson, L. Y. (October, 2010). You’re only as good as your resources. Presentation for the 2010 Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference, Mystic, CT.
  • Van Dycke, J. L. (January, 2010). It’s not easy: Self-advocacy in action for students with disabilities. Presentation for the 2010 Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.
  • Peterson, L. Y., Lamb, P., & Van Dycke, J. L. (October, 2009). Giving students a voice: Creating advocacy presentations. Presentation for the 2009 Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference, Savannah, GA.
  • Van Dycke, J. L., & Peterson, L. Y. (October, 2007). Reciprocity or contingency? Exploring self-determination and self-concept. Presentation for the 2007 Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Martin, J. E., Van Dycke, J. L., D’Ottavio, M., & Nickerson, K. (October, 2007). Student directed Summary of Performance. Presentation for the 2007 Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Van Dycke, J. L., & Bixler, L. L. (February, 2006). Using humor to enhance lifespan disability experiences for families and professionals. Presentation for the National Learning Disabilities Association’s 43rd International Conference, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Martin, J. E., Van Dycke, J. L., Gardner, J. E., & Woods, L.L. (July, 2005). Present but no longer silent: Student participation in transition IEPs. Presentation for the International Association for Special Education Bi-Annual Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Peterson, L. Y., Van Dycke, J. L., & Roberson, R. L. (October, 2003). University students: Foundations for success and resiliency. Poster presentation for the 2003 Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference, Roanoke, VA.
  • Van Dycke, J. L. (October, 2003). Siblings and adult transition: Natural support systems beyond parental care. Presentation for the 2003 Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference, Roanoke, VA.
  • Martin, J. E., Van Dycke, J. L., & Roberson, R. L. (October, 2003). What’s happening at secondary IEP meetings? Presentation for the 2003 Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference, Roanoke, VA.

Peer Reviewed National Conventions

  • Peterson, L. Y., Sedagot, J., & Van Dycke, J. L. (April, 2013). A continuum of self-determination instruction: Initial implementation. Presentation for the National Council for Exceptional Children Convention, San Antonio, TX.
  • Peterson, L. Y., Sedagot, J., & Van Dycke, J. L. (April, 2012). Self-determination instruction across the secondary continuum. Poster presentation for the National Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Denver, CO.
  • Peterson, L. Y., & Van Dycke, J. L. (April, 2011). Self-determination instruction: A view through the lenses of foundational skills. Poster presentation for the National Council for Exceptional Children Convention, National Harbor, MD.
  • Van Dycke, J. L., & Peterson, L. Y. (April, 2011). Viewing and teaching disability disclosure as a developmental sequence of skills. Poster presentation for the National Council for Exceptional Children Convention, National Harbor, MD.
  • Van Dycke, J. L., & Peterson, L. Y. (April, 2010). Examining support dynamics of students with disabilities pursuing careers in special education. Poster presentation for the National Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Nashville, TN.
  • Peterson, L. Y., & Van Dycke, J. L. (April, 2009). Helping students create advocacy presentations. Presentation for the National Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Seattle, WA.
  • Van Dycke, J. L., & Peterson, L. Y. (April 2008) The power of a perceived source of belief. Presentation for the National Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Boston, MA.
  • Van Dycke, J. L., & Peterson, L. Y. (April 2007). Self-determination and self-concept: Exploring a meaningful relationship. Presentation for the National Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Louisville, KY.
  • Van Dycke, J. L. (October, 2005). Beyond invitations: Increasing secondary student involvement in the IEP meeting. A workshop for the Clarke School Fall Conference in Northhampton, MA.
  • Van Dycke, J. L., & Bixler, L. L. (April, 2005). Using humor to enhance lifespan disability experiences for families and professionals. Presentation for the National Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Baltimore, MD.
  • Martin, J. E., Van Dycke, J. L., Woods, L. L. & Christensen, W. R. (April, 2005). Present but no longer silent: Student involvement in secondary IEP meetings. Presentation for the National Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Baltimore, MD.
  • Martin, J. E., & Van Dycke, J. L. (July, 2004). What’s happening at transition IEP meetings?. Poster presentation for the 2004 OSEP Research Project Directors’ Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Van Dycke, J. L. (April, 2004). Siblings and adult transition: Building natural support systems beyond parental care. Presentation for the National Council for Exceptional Children Convention, New Orleans, LA.
  • Van Dycke, J. L., & Peterson, L. Y. (April, 2004). What’s happening at secondary transition IEP meetings: Implications for practice. Presentation for the National Council for Exceptional Children Convention, New Orleans, LA.
  • Peterson, L.Y., & Van Dycke, J. L. (April, 2003). Individualized Education Program (IEP) team tells all! Presentation at the National Council for Exceptional Children 2003 Annual Convention and Expo, Seattle, WA.
  • Martin, J. E., Peterson, L.Y., & Van Dycke, J. L. (April, 2002). Students choosing their own individualized education goals. Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children 2002 Annual Convention and Expo, New York, NY.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE): 2012 - current
  • The Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education (AILACTE)
  • Learning Disabilities Association (LDA)
  • TASH (formerly The Association of Persons with Severe Handicaps): 2003 – present
  • National Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
  • Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT)
  • Division for Research (CEC-DR)
  • Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD)
  • Teacher Education Division (TED)
  • Missouri Partners in Policymaking Graduate Group – Sponsored by the Missouri Developmental Disabilities (DD) Council

Contact Information:

Education/Special Education

Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105
e-mail: jvandycke@fontbonne.edu
Phone: 314-719-3634
Office: East Building, 235A