B.S. Urban Studies - concentration in Human Resources/Non-profit Administration - Georgia State University 1995
M.A. Applied Linguistics - Teaching English as a Second Language - Georgia State University 2003
Beth Wallace is an Assistant Professor of English as a Second Language at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College. She has a B.S. in Urban Studies/Non-profit Administration and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics both from Georgia State. Beth teaches academic ESL classes and First-Year Experience classes. She is a past-President of the Georgia Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and has been involved with the International TESOL Association on various steering committees. In 2013, Beth received the Faculty Professional Development Award from Perimeter College. Additionally, for the past ten years, she has worked with integration of both civic engagement and service learning projects within a variety of courses at the college. She served as a team member of the Bridging Cultures to Form a National Grant Team at Perimeter College which was awarded by AAC&U/NEH. Recently, Beth received a Grant from Affordable Learning Georgia (through the USG) to create an open textbook for two ESL writing courses. Student engagement through any method and working with faculty on engagement projects is her passion through both her courses and service to the college. In addition to engagement projects locally, Beth led two Perimeter College study abroad trips to Costa Rica where the students also did community engagement along with their coursework.