Pamela Chandler

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences

Dr. Pamela Chandler is a highly experienced and effective educator, whose passion for teaching and dedication to excellence has earned her a reputation as a skilled instructional leader. Currently serving as Vice Principal of a 5-12 school, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role, having successfully transitioned from a classroom teacher into a leadership position.

In addition to her work as a Vice Principal, Dr. Chandler is also an accomplished contributing faculty member at Walden University. As an adjunct professor, she supports the development of teachers by sharing innovative teaching strategies and best practices. Her expertise in curriculum development and instruction has allowed her to provide ongoing professional development sessions for teachers and parents, facilitate collaborative planning meetings to support the development of transdisciplinary themed units, and model lessons for teachers. Her passion for staying up-to-date on the latest research and pedagogy through ongoing professional development is evident in her work as a contributing faculty member.

She has served as a Literacy Coach, Grade Head, and PYP Coordinator, where she created and guided curriculum practices such as the reading and writing program based on the Reading and Writing Workshop. She has also assisted in creating data teams, literacy teams, and moderated meetings, worked with small groups of students, and performed classroom walk-throughs, monitoring instructional practices, and providing feedback.

Dr. Chandler holds a Master's degree in Education, a doctorate in Education Leadership, and is certified to teach Elementary K-8. Her extensive experience, dedication, and commitment to excellence have made her an effective teacher and leader who is passionate about making a positive impact in the field of education.


EdD, University of New England

MS, Simmons College

BA, Pine Manor College