Carrie Chapman, PhD, is a faculty member in the Educational Studies: K–12 and Secondary Programs Department at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She is also the College of Education co-teaching coordinator.
Carrie Chapman, PhD, is a faculty member in the Educational Studies: K–12 and Secondary Programs Department at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She is the College of Education co-teaching coordinator for all teacher licensure programs and works closely with the Professional Development Schools in fully implementing the co-teaching model for all teacher candidates and cooperating teachers. Dr. Chapman has been a public school educator in both general and special education areas and a faculty member and research associate for the Center on Education and Lifelong Learning at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at Indiana University.Dr. Chapman’s primary area of expertise is developing co-teaching, collaboration, and consultation strategies with educators who are focused on improving the teaching-learning process for all students. She has worked with diverse educator groups in public and private schools throughout the Midwest who are committed to helping students, regardless of their circumstances, develop and learn as effectively and efficiently as possible.She has also presented on and written grants, articles, and media materials related to co-teaching, inclusive educational practices, and systemic school and teacher preparation changes.Dr. Chapman has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa, a master’s degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and a doctoral degree from Indiana University.