Holly Chapman graduated from UNC Charlotte with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. She also recently received a Master of Education degree from UNCC with a focus on gifted education. As a recipient of the North Carolina Teaching Fellows scholarship, she had the opportunity to visit schools across the country to learn fresh ideas and see the latest research-based practices in action. After graduating, she married her high school sweetheart, PJ, and moved to Fort Riley, Kansas where he was stationed with the Air Force. She taught second grade on post and loved the community feel of the military families.
After one year in Kansas, she and her husband realized North Carolina still had their hearts and this was when Holly found Corvian. From the moment she walked through the doors, she fell in love with its philosophy, nurturing atmosphere, and community feel, as this perfectly aligns with her teaching philosophy. Throughout her four years at Corvian, she has taught 2, 3, and 5 grades, as well as served as Corvian's AIG coordinator/teacher and testing coordinator. As the AIG coordinator, she collaborated closely with administration to help launch Corvian's AIG program. She has served as a resource for teachers by providing differentiated materials to implement in the classroom. As the testing coordinator, she collaborates with the state to ensure compliance with state-mandated policies and conducts teacher trainings for state-mandated assessments.
Holly currently lives in Charlotte with her husband. She enjoys baking, exercising, crafting, and spending time with her family.