NOTICE: Classes canceled today due to weather conditions. Check Blackboard for communication from your instructors.

Tim Chappell, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction / Mathematics, University of Missouri-Kansas City
    • Dissertation: A Longitudinal Study of Modeling-Based College Algebra and Its Effect on Student Achievement
  • M.S. in Mathematics, Pittsburg State University
    • Thesis: Taxicab Trigonometry: A Development of 'Circular Functions in the Plane with the L1 Metric'
  • B.S. in Mathematics, Southwest Baptist University

Selected Presentations

  • Algebraic Reasoning: A Model Approach presented November 2019 at AMATYC Annual Conference in Milwaukee, WI.
  • College Algebra: A Model Approach presented April 2019 at Flash Forward 2019, Victor Valley College in Victorville, CA.
  • Utilizing Text and Technology to Drive Student Engagement within Statistics presented April 2019 at MOMATYC Annual Conference in Kansas City, MO.
  • What's Hot and What's Not in Statistics, presented June 8, 2018 at the Missouri Department of Higher Education's Math Pathways Workshop in Kansas City, MO.
  • Teaching Statistics Using MegaStat presented February 2017 at Seminole State College in Orlando, FL.
  • Teaching Algebra Using ConnectMath presented February 2015 at Western Kentucky University.
  • Teaching Statistics Using ConnectMath presented October 2016 at the McGraw-Hill Statistics Symposium in Chicago, IL.
  • My Experience Using ALEKS presented November 2008 at the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges Annual Conference in Washington, DC.

Related Experience

  • District Online Mathematics Coordinator, Metropolitan Community College, 2015-2018
  • Freelance Author and Editor, McGraw-Hill Education, 2006-2018
  • Digital Faculty Consultant McGraw-Hill Education, 2006-2018
  • Grant Co-director, National Science Foundation Planning Grant, 2003-2005
  • Grant Co-director, Dwight D. Eisenhower Grant, 1996-1999

Professional Organizations

  • Missouri Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, 1990-Present
    • Has held roles of President, President-Elect, Website Manager, Executive Board Member
  • American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, 1993-Present

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Master's Thesis Research, Pittsburg State University

Church/Community Service

  • Attends First Baptist Church, Bolivar