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Become a PACE Peer Leader!

PACE 101 is a course which aims to provide first-year students with the knowledge, skills, and connections needed for a successful transition to Emory. All first-year students are required to take the course in their fall semester.

PACE Peer Leaders assist staff facilitators in leading weekly sessions including facilitating in-class activities and support students in their academic and social transition.

Facilitators have the opportunity to recommend students they would like to work with in this capacity. If you know of a facilitator you would like to work with, please let them know your interest in working with them. If you are interested in working with any facilitator, you may apply as well.

Applications are due on April 13.

  • Opportunity to form relationships with first-year students and help them become part of the Emory community
  • Enhance facilitation skills in the classroom environment
  • Develop relationship with Emory staff member
  • Opportunity to learn more about Emory
Time Commitment
  • Spring: Attend Facilitator/Peer Leader Meeting (April TBD)
  • FallAttend Peer Leader training on Tuesday, August 28 from 9am-12pm
  • Lead one or two weekly sessions for 13 weeks during the fall semester (August 29-November 23, 2018)
  • Meet outside of classroom time with Facilitator
  • Additional training opportunities will be available
Peer Leader Expectations
  • Co-Facilitate class: Lead assigned components of curriculum, support class activities and discussions, share personal experiences and resources, help students keep track of course requirements and deadlines
  • Check-in with students and refer any students that may need additional support with their transition
  • Communicate with PACE Facilitator on students of concern
  • $100/section for supporting a PACE Facilitator. Amount will be adjusted for leading more than one section. Peer Leaders will only be paid for the weeks they are present.
Application Requirements
  • Submit Peer Leader application form (available in mid-March 2018)