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Pamela Chalfant, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, Academics

Pam Chalfant serves as the assistant director of academics at the Lastinger Center for Learning. Pam leads the academics team in creating and providing online and face-to-face, job-embedded, evidence-based professional development for leaders and educators. 

Pam has more than 30 years experience working in the early learning field as a teacher, director, and family child care home provider. She has also worked as an elementary school teacher and literacy coach. 

Pam is driven by a mission to provide high-quality online professional development to all teachers and leaders, especially those who serve our communities in most need. She holds a Ph.D. in special education from the University of Florida with an emphasis on reading intervention. Pam is an avid bird watcher who loves spending time with her dogs and grandchildren, biking, hiking trails and camping.