Stacie Pettit

Associate Professor

Stacie Pettit

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Teaching and Leading

The Graduate School


Stacie K. Pettit is an Associate Professor of Teacher Education at Augusta University. She received her PhD in Middle School Education from the University of Georgia. Dr. Pettit’s certifications include middle school mathematics, Language Arts, K-12 gifted and English to Speakers of Other Languages. Her research interests include teaching English Language Learners in mainstream classrooms, particularly middle school mathematics classrooms, and using social media in education.

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  • UH 367


  • Ph.D., Education, General University of Georgia, 2008

  • MED, Mathematics Teacher Education Augusta State University, 2004

  • BSE, Junior High/Intermediate/Middl University of Georgia, 2000

  • BSED, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching University of Georgia, 2000


  • Georgia Teaching Certificate Professional Standards Commission, 2014

Awards & Honors

  • COE Service Award Nominee College of Education, 2020

  • Chair Evalutation Department of Teaching and Leading, 2020

  • Outstanding Collegiate Middle Level Association (CMLA) Chapter National Association of Professors of Middle Level Education, 2019

  • Outstanding Professor of Middle Level Education National Association of Professors of Middle Level Association, 2019

  • Program Coordinator for the COE Nomination for the Augusta University Program Teaching Excellence Award Augusta University, 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MGED 3222

    Integrated Reading to Learn
  • MGED 3300

    Middle Level Prog & Schools
  • MGED 3100

    The Nat & Needs of MG Learner
  • EDTD 5411

    Under. & Teach. Early Adol
  • EDTD 6362

    Advanced Instructional Strateg
  • EDTD 6461

    Critical Issues in Middle/Seco
  • EDTD 6276

    ESOL Method, Material & Assess
  • MGED 3200

    Active Learning in MG Class
  • EDTD 5412

    Theory into Practice in MG
  • CURS 3990

    Undergrad Research II

Teaching Interests

Middle School Theory and Practice
Language Arts Methods
Mathematics Methods
Multicultural Education


Selected Recent Publications

  • How to “F-L-I-P” Your Middle Grades Classroom, 2020
  • Review of the book Inquiries into literacy learning and cultural competencies in a world of borders for Teachers College Record, 2019
    Book Review
  • Slaying the Dragon: Junior Model United Nations Curriculum Designing for Middle School Pre-Service Teachers, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Response to Intervention for English Language Learners (ELLs): Using data collection, goal setting, and district level support for instructional improvement, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Online Teaching Module: Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Key Assessment Example, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

English Language Learners
Documentary Novels for Middle Grades
Social Media Use in Middle Grades Education
Disney English
Junior Model United Nations

Department Service

  • Pre-tenure Department Review Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Junior Faculty Mentor 2018 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • Course Development 2018 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Search Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Middle Grades Program Coordinator 2016 - Present

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Ad Hoc Tenure and Promotion Guidelines Revision Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • College Tenure and Promotion Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • COE Rights and Responsibilities 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • COE Service Award Nominee - 2020

  • Post Tenure Review - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • University Rights and Responsibilities 2019 - Present

    Role: Special Institutional Assignment
  • Academic Focus Areas Momentum Year Steering committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Library Director Search Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • University Instructional Advisory Committee - High Impact Practices 2020 - 2021

    Role: Task Force Chair
  • University Senator 2019 - 2021

    Role: Special Institutional Assignment

Professional Service

  • Reference Writer 2020 - Present

  • Association for Middle Level Education 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Association for Middle Level Education and Georgia Association of Middle Level Education 2019 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Association of Teacher Educators - Middle Level Special Interest Group (SIG) 2019 - Present

    Role: Officer, Secretary
  • Teaching and Teacher Education Invited Reviewer 2018 - Present

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • River Ridge Elementary 2018 - Present

    Role: Other
  • ESOL Tutoring 2019 - 2019

    Role: Program Organizer
  • Read Across America Volunteer Reader 2019 - 2019

    Role: Other
  • River Ridge Elementary Classroom Reader 2019

    Role: Other
  • Science Night Volunteer 2019

    Role: Program Organizer