Mari Koerner

8 months ago

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Dr. Mari Koerner received her PhD in curriculum and instruction from the University of Illinois at Chicago. An English literature major in college, she began her career in education when she became a second grade teacher on the West side of Chicago. She has held faculty and administrative positions at Roosevelt University in Chicago and the University of Massachusetts Boston. She was appointed as a professor and as the dean of the College of Teacher Education and Leadership at Arizona State University’s West campus in July 2006 and, after the merging of the three colleges of education at ASU, she was appointed dean of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College in 2010

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  • She testified before the United States Senate’s committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions in 2013

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