Camille Chapman is a Program Associate with SEDL's Education Systems Support (ESS) program. Ms. Chapman works with the Southeast Comprehensive Center to build the capacity of state and regional education agencies to assist schools and districts. In this work she focuses on the areas of curriculum and instruction, particularly the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), mathematics, and school improvement, including school turnaround efforts. Currently, Ms. Chapman is consulting with a team of SEDL colleagues to provide resources and technical assistance to guide state agencies in identifying the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the ideal implementation of the CCSS. Other current work includes providing technical assistance to state teams in the region in support of their Statewide System of Support (SSOS) efforts.
You may contact Camille Chapman at 601-605-2221
Ms. Chapman’s research interests include curriculum and instruction, mathematics, and school improvement.
- Curriculum and Instruction: Ms. Chapman has authored Rapid Response reports on topics such as progress monitoring for Response to Intervention for grades K–12, studies of mathematics software programs, the implementation of rigorous college- and career-readiness standards, and professional development connected to student achievement in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education.
- Mathematics: Ms. Chapman has more than 18 years of experience as a middle school mathematics teacher with both inclusion IEP students and regular education students in classroom settings. She also worked for the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) coordinating the Mathematics Science Partnerships grants and developing instructional materials in mathematics.
- School Improvement: Ms. Chapman’s work focuses on improving instruction and performance in schools that are struggling to raise student achievement. She has worked with state education agencies, school districts, and schools on improvement efforts as well as SSOS. She has also served as the MDE Director of Instructional Support for schools identified for improvement.
Prior to joining SEDL in October 2008, Ms. Chapman worked at the MDE Office of Student Assessment during the development of Mississippi’s Curriculum Assessment Program. She previously worked at the MDE in the Office of Curriculum and Instruction as division director for the content areas of mathematics, science, and social studies, and in the Office of Innovative Support for the Title I, English Language Learners, and Migrant Education programs. In addition, Ms. Chapman has 18 years of classroom experience as a middle school mathematics teacher. Education
Ms. Chapman holds a bachelor of science in education from the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky, and a master of science in education with a concentration in mathematics from Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi. SEDL Publications
- Common Core State Standards Video Series: Mathematics (2012)
- Rapid Response: Professional Development Connected to Student Achievement in STEM Education (2012)
- Beyond Adoption—Implementing Rigorous College- and Career-Readiness Standards: Southeast Comprehensive Center Briefing Paper, December 2011 (2011)
- Rapid Response: Studies of Mathematics Software Programs (2011)
- Southeast Comprehensive Center eBulletin, Volume 4, Number 3: Turning Around Low-Performing Schools (2010)
- Constructing Foundations for Success: Implications of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel Report (2009)
- Rapid Response: Adult Education Certification Requirements and Electives for Teachers (2009)
- Rapid Response: Response to Intervention Progress Monitoring Resources for Grades K–12 (2009)
- Rapid Response: Web-Based State Longitudinal Data Systems (2009)