Kristy Motte

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

Dr. Kristy Motte has been involved formally and informally with teaching since she was a young girl. As she grew as a teacher and scholar, she completed her EdD in Curriculum and Instruction and became passionate about doctoral persistence and support. She also advocates through her research and writing for women in leadership and education. She is an expert in qualitative methods and research instruction. In addition to working in various areas of elementary instruction, she is a curriculum writer and has instructed college students online for over a decade. Dr. Motte has chaired and served on numerous dissertation committees and is passionate about supporting students through the doctoral journey.


EdD, Liberty University

MEd, Liberty University

Public Service

The Rock Church, Volunteer - Fenton

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