Ms. Chapman-Simmons returns to U-46 years after teaching at Streamwood High School 17 years ago. Ms. Chapman-Simmons comes to U-46 from Community Unit School District 203 in Naperville, where she was the assistant principal for Curriculum and Instruction since July 2014. Prior to her assistant principal role, Ms. Chapman-Simmons served as the math/science division chair at Lyons Township High School from 2008 to 2014. From 2004 to 2008, Ms. Chapman-Simmons served as the science department chair at Glenbard North High School. Ms. Chapman-Simmons worked as a science teacher at various schools, including Streamwood High School from 1999-2000, East Leyden High School from 1993 to 1996.
Ms. Chapman-Simmons earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Albion College in Albion, Michigan, a Master of Science in education at Northern Illinois University and is working toward her doctorate in educational leadership at DePaul University.