Desiree Marshall-Peer


Office: EME3157
Phone: 250.807.8654

Research Summary

Aboriginal perspectives and representation; Inquiry teaching and learning; Competency-based assessment and STEAM.


Marshall-Peters was a teacher in the Kindergarten-12 system for 16 years, focusing on Numeracy, Science and Aboriginal Education. She has spent several years working with First Nations Education Steering Committee with curriculum writing and co-authored several Teacher Resource Guides.

During the same time she worked with the BC Ministry of Education on developing the Core Competencies and the Mathematics curriculum.  She then moved her career into teacher education, working alongside districts to move praxis within the classroom.


Bachelor of Science, Biology, Okanagan University College, 1998
Post Degree Professional Program, University of Victoria, 2000
Master of Arts, University of British Columbia, Okanagan, 2015

Selected Grants & Awards

2016    Outstanding UBC Graduate Award
2016    Dr. Vicki Green Award (Nomination)
2015    Stephan Pope Educators Award
2015    ALS BC Leaders of Tomorrow Award
2001    Ministry of Education Teacher Recognition


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