Christi Pace

Assistant Professor

Christi Pace

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Teaching and Leading


I earned my PhD from Georgia State University, where I majored in language and literacy education and teacher development. I have experience teaching in both public and private school settings and hold dual certification in Texas and Georgia for grades 6-12.


  • Ph.D., Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching Georgia State University, 2015

  • CERG, Curriculum and Instruction Cambridge College, 2006

  • MED, Secondary Education and Teaching Texas A&M University - Commerc, 1997

  • BS, Secondary Education and Teaching Texas A&M University - Commerc, 1988


  • Georgia Educator Certification- T-7 Georgia Department of Education, 1994

  • Texas Teacher Certificate- Lifetime Certification Texas Department of Education, 1988

Awards & Honors

  • College of Education Faculty Teaching Award Nomination College of Education, 2020

  • Georgia State University College of Education Doctoral Dissertation Support Grant Georgia State University, 2014

  • Beverly J. Armento Endowed Doctoral Award Georgia State University College of Education, 2014

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MGED 3221

    Adoles. Language Arts
  • EDTD 5221

    Best Prac in Language Arts Ed
  • ELED 3252

    Language Arts Curriculum
  • EDTD 6481

    Enhancing Student Performance
  • EDTD 5225

    Read & Write Across Curriculum
  • ELED 3271

    Child Lit to Teach Reading
  • EDTD 5274

    Introduction to Literacy
  • SCED 3101

    The Secondary School Student

Teaching Interests

Courses related to language arts pedagogy, teacher development and mentoring, writing instruction/assessment, and online learning


Selected Recent Publications

  • How to "F-L-I-P" Your Middle Grades Classroom, 2020
  • Socialization through (online) design: Moving into online critical spaces of learning, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • From affinity and beyond: A study of online conversations and communities, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • GCLR web seminars as a venue for transformative educational policy, 2014
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Critical participation in literacy research through new and emerging technologies: A study of web seminars and global engagement, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

English language arts and literacy education; teacher preparation and professional development; online learning; writing instruction and assessment; critical literacy; new and multimodal literacies; interpretive inquiry

Department Service

  • Steamify Competition 2021 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Course Development for New MAT Online Elementary Ed Program 2020 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Develop Online Course- EDTD 5225 2020 - Present

    Role: Other
  • 2018 - Present

College Service

  • Augusta University Advisory Committee, New Literacy Center 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Get Augusta Reading 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Course Development 2020 - Present

    Role: Other
  • COE Faculty Development Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Clinical Faculty Promotion Committee (ad hoc) 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Curriculum Committee (University Senate Sub-Committee) 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member