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 Georgia State University, 2015

  • Ph.D., Teacher Education and Professi Georgia State University, 2015

  • CERG, Curriculum and Instruction Cambridge College, 2006

  • EDS, Educational, Instructional, an Cambridge College, 2006

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

  • BS, Secondary Education and Teachi 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

  • EDTD 6481

    Enhancing Student Performance
  • EDTD 5225

    Read & Write Across Curriculum
  • EDTD 6223

    Applications/Effective Reading
  • ELED 3271

    Child Lit to Teach Reading
  • ELED 3151

    Elementary Curriculum
  • EDTD 5274

    Introduction to Literacy
  • ELED 3212

    Literacy I: Basic Literacy EE
  • MGED 3221

    Adoles. Language Arts
  • EDTD 6362

    Advanced Instructional Strateg
  • EDTD 5221

    Best Prac in Language Arts Ed
  • SCED 4501

    Sec. English Pedagogy I

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

  • 2018 - Present

College Service

  • Get Augusta Reading - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Recruitment at Glenn Hills Middle (GHM) Literacy Night - 2019

    Role: Other

University Service

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

    Role: Committee Member