Stacie Pettit

Associate Professor

Stacie Pettit

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Teaching and Leading

The Graduate School

Bio

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.

  • (706) 737-1496
  • UH 367

Education

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

  • MED, Mathematics Teacher Education Augusta State University, 2004

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

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

Certifications

  • Georgia Teaching Certificate Professional Standards Commission, 2014

Awards & Honors

  • Organization of the Year (Advisor) Collegiate Middle Level Association, 2020

  • 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

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MGED 3200

    Active Learning in MG Class
  • EDTD 6461

    Critical Issues in Middle/Seco
  • MGED 3300

    Middle Level Prog & Schools
  • EDTD 5412

    Theory into Practice in MG
  • MGED 3222

    Integrated Reading to Learn
  • MGED 3100

    The Nat & Needs of MG Learner
  • EDTD 5411

    Under. & Teach. Early Adol
  • EDTD 6362

    Advanced Instructional Strateg
  • EDTD 6276

    ESOL Method, Material & Assess

Teaching Interests

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

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • A Legacy of Leadership and Mentorship, 2021
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Lessons Learned: Aligning Voices from the Inside with Nine Essentials of Professional Development School, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Making middle schools destinations of choice for young adolescents: A layover airport metaphor, 2020
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Best practices in middle level quaranteaching: Strategies, tips and resources amidst COVID-19, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • How to Survive and Thrive Teaching Middle School Virtually, 2020

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

  • Promotion and Tenure Committee, At large member 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • ESOL Co-Faculty 2020 - Present

  • 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

University Service

  • Quality Enhancement Plan Curriculum and Assessment Advisory Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • 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
  • Graduation Reader 2021

Professional Service

  • Association for Middle Level Education, CAEP Review Board 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Becoming Journal Editor, Georgia Association of Middle Level Education 2020 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Current Issues in Middle Level Education, Reviewer 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Reference Writer 2020 - Present

  • Association for Middle Level Education 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

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