The Dallas Independent School District has announced that Karry L. Chapman will serve as interim chief of Human Capital Management, effective Feb. 17, 2015.
Chapman has 16 years of leadership experience in human resources for school districts in North Texas. Most recently, she came out of retirement to be the interim assistant superintendent for administration and human resources in Irving ISD from 2011-14. Prior to Irving, she was the assistant superintendent for human resources in Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD, preceded by serving as executive director for human resources in DeSoto ISD and personnel coordinator in Grand Prairie ISD. She was a classroom teacher in Grand Prairie ISD for 17 years.
“We are fortunate to have a seasoned veteran like Karry available to us in this interim role. Her background, experience and demeanor will be very helpful at this time,” said Mike Miles, Dallas ISD superintendent. “In particular, she has a plethora of experience in addressing employee staffing, discipline and compliance issues. We are excited she is on board.”
Chapman has been a member of the superintendent’s leadership team in all but one of the school districts in which she has served, making her equipped to work closely with Dallas ISD leaders.
Prior to beginning her career, Chapman graduated from Baylor University with a degree in elementary education. She later earned a master’s degree and a principal certification from Texas Woman’s University.