Kristy Motte

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Ph.D. Education

Dr. Motte has been involved in supporting students in higher education since 2008. Her Ed.D is in Curriculum & Instruction and her grounded theory dissertation on scaffolded support to promote the persistence of online doctoral education students was nominated for her institution's dissertation of the year award. She has been awarded a Faculty Distinction Award for her instruction and is highly committed to student success.


EdD, Liberty University

MEd, Liberty University

Public Service

Kids Hope, Organizer - Linden

Awards / Honors

Faculty Distinction Award, Liberty University, 2014


Motte, K. A. (2020). The Intersection of Stakeholder, Educator, and Community Support for Distance Education Doctoral Education Students. International Journal of Online Graduate Education

Motte, K. A. (2019). Planning for Prosperity: Curriculum Development.

Motte, K. A. (2018). Wildly Precious: Engaging Kids With Their Worth.

Motte, K. A. (2013). Strategies for Online Educators. TOJDE


Motte, K. A. (2022). Small Group Games with a Point. KidzMatter

Motte, K. A. (2020). Equipping Parents as Disciplers. Kidmin Academy