Christie Schultz is the Director of the Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) at the University of Regina and a passionate proponent of lifelong learning. In this role, she provides leadership for CCE’s flexible learning division; English as a second language programs; the conservatory of performing arts; career and professional development programs; and the Lifelong Learning Centre.
Prior to joining the University of Regina community, Christie served as the Assistant Dean (Academic) at the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Extension. In this role, she led the Faculty’s continuing and professional education (CPE) portfolio as well as its Learning Engagement Office (LEO), a team of eLearning specialists and instructional designers who share her commitment to high-quality, accessible, innovative, and learner-centered education.
Before coming to the field of continuing education, Christie worked in the world of web communications and strategy. She holds a PhD in educational policy studies, an MA in English, as well as an MBA in public policy and management from the University of Alberta. Her scholarly interests include experiences and practices of leadership in higher education, care ethics in leadership, and qualitative research methodologies, especially narrative inquiry. Her current publications are listed on Google Scholar.