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Maria Jean Coolican

Clinical Associate Professor, Marsal Family School of Education


(734) 417-6806


Room 1302 K
Mailbox 1228
610 E. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1259

Maria Coolican's interests and expertise include second language acquisition theory and practices, student teacher learning and development, and the role and phenomenon of failure in preservice teacher education. 

She also is interested in the areas of reform in teacher education, student teaching, national standards, public school restructuring and reform, urban education, and Catholic education. She has extensive experience as a high school teacher, assistant principal, and principal. She received her PhD from the University of Michigan.