Marliese Peltier

Marliese Peltier

Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction

Curriculum Vitae


Room:TC 305


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. 

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor
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.


Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Tchg of Rdg in Today 400 001 1400 - 1450 M W F TC, room 227
Teaching of Reading 610 800 0000 - 0000