Joanie Christie

First Grade Teacher


Courses Taught:

1st Grade



My name is Joanie Whatley Christie. I am the youngest daughter of Mike and Janet Whatley. I am a 1998 graduate of Edgewood Academy. In 2003 I graduated from Auburn University at Montgomery, Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education.  I married Greg Christie of Alpine, Alabama, in May 2004.  Greg and I have been blessed with three children.   Colt Whatley Christie was born June 16, 2005.   Canter Gregory Christie and Cutter Michael Christie were born on March 31, 2011.  The 2023-2024 school year is my 21st  year teaching in the Elmore County School System.  I taught third grade at Wetumpka Elementary School for fifteen years.  I taught fourth grade at Holtville Elementary School for four years, and this year is my second year to teach first grade at Holtville Elementary School.