Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Marliese R. Peltier is a teacher educator and former special education teacher. During her time as an elementary special education teacher, she has taught children in Illinois, Michigan, and Rwanda. Her research includes mixed methods or qualitative methods studies examining family literacy, teacher preparation, and teacher learning. Dr. Peltier has presented research at national and international conferences and published in multiple national/international journals.
Special Education Teacher
Ph.D., Curriculum, Instruction, Teacher Education with a Specialization in Language and Literacy
Michigan State University, 2020
M.A., Special Education: Cognitive Impairment
Eastern Michigan University, 2008
B.A., History & Special Education: Learning Disabilities
Michigan State University, 2004
Research and Publications
Peltier, M.R., Bemiss, E. M., Shimek, C., Van Wig, A., Hopkins, L. J., Davis, S. G., Scales, R. Q., Scales, W. D. (2021). Examining learning experiences designed to help teacher candidates bridge coursework and fieldwork. Teaching and Teacher Education, 107, 103468.
Edwards, P.A., Spiro, R., Domke, L., Castle, A., White, K., Peltier, M. R., Donohue, T. H. (2019). Partnering with families for student success: 24 scenarios for problem solving with parents. Teachers College Press.
Peltier, M. R., Scales, R. Q., Bemiss, E. M., Shimek, C., Van Wig, A., Hopkins, L. J., Davis, S. G., Scales, W. D. (2019). A national survey of literacy teacher educators’ perceptions of alignment across coursework and fieldwork. Literacy Practice and Research, 44(2), 27-39.