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Karen Schulte

Associate Professor of Special Education

114 Porter


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  • Sp.A., Eastern Michigan University
  • M.A., Eastern Michigan University
  • B.S., Eastern Michigan University
Karen Schulte

Professional Summary

Karen worked as a teacher and professional development coordinator in Michigan public schools for almost 30 years before coming to Eastern Michigan University as a full-time professor.  She earned all three of her degrees from the Department of Special Education at Eastern Michigan University and was an adjunct instructor in this department for many years.  Karen continues to work in public schools, presenting numerous workshops and training sessions for teachers and administrators.

Interests and Expertise

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations


  • SPGN 323 Writing for Professionals in Special Education
  • SPGN 395 Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults with Disabilities: School, Family and Community
  • SPLI 468 Education of Children with Learning Disabilities
  • SPGN 632 Models and Skills for Special and General Education Collaboration
  • SPLI 693 Practicum in Learning Disabilities
  • SPLI 712 Research Colloquium in Learning Disabilities


  • Co-Teaching
  • Reading Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities
  • Response to Intervention Implementation

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • Council for Exceptional Children Learning Disabilities Division
  • Learning Disabilities Association of America
  • Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan
  • Michigan Reading Association

Licensures and Certifications

Additional Information