Carol Chanter, Ed.D., believes that there are five key mechanisms for improving student learning: learning environments that offer a sense of respect and belonging, a teaching culture that values content knowledge, a standards-based curriculum, effective pedagogical practices, and cognitively engaging learning tasks. She has more than 35 years of experience in special education, general education, academic coaching, and school and district leadership. Over the past 12 years, Dr. Chanter has served as a vice president in various roles for Scholastic, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Achieve3000 to help teachers and leaders adopt best practices for program implementation, coaching, literacy, high-leverage instructional practices, and school turnaround. Today, as the Senior Vice President for Professional Learning Services at Scholastic, Dr. Chanter leads a national team of more than 100 directors, managers, and consultants, and she takes great pride in helping to ensure that schools and districts across the country are equipped to prepare all students for success in the classroom and beyond.
Dr. Chanter has presented at numerous conferences and has authored and coauthored a variety of articles and books. At the University of Central Florida, she taught courses in Organization and Administration of Schools, Contemporary Issues in Education, Management of Reading Programs, and Secondary Reading.