Adina Chapman, Ph.D.

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North American Regional Manager, Higher Education, Cambridge Assessment Inc.

Adina Chapman is the North American Regional Manager for Higher Education with Cambridge Assessment International Education, where she engages with colleges and universities across the western United States and Canada.  In this role, Adina supports faculty and administrators as they develop comprehensive prior learning assessment policies that acknowledge the skills and experiences Cambridge International students bring to the institution.

Prior to joining Cambridge International, Adina served in a similar role at the College Board as Director of Higher Education Policy Analysis, where she communicated AP Program changes and developed research-based support for teams of College Board staff to use in cultivating AP policies, with a particular focus on state-wide policies.  At the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, Adina led the state-wide general education taskforce, faculty development, policy development on state-wide transfer initiatives, and implementation of CollegeSources's Transfer Equivalency System (TES) with Kentucky’s public registrars. In addition, she began her career at the Kentucky Approving Agency for Veterans Education, a part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) where she reviewed and recommended improvements to academic, admissions, and financial aid policies as well as approved programs at Kentucky colleges and universities to ensure that veterans received quality education and training that foster economic growth and opportunity for them and the Commonwealth.

In her spare time, Adina volunteers as a mentor with Peak Education, a not for profit organization in Colorado Springs which, serves over 250 students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds from 7th grade through the completion of their college education. Peak Education empowers their scholars to take ownership of their educational journey and to equip them with the knowledge and resources to make choices that allow them to reach their full potential.