Michael Chapman is an early childhood program specialist 3 at the WSU Children’s Center. Michael’s expertise and experience help children successfully meet and enjoy the many developmental and behavioral challenges of early childhood. He constantly generates new ideas to improve the Center’s facilities and enrich the children’s experience — especially the outdoor play spaces and gardens.

Michael embodies the core values of the award with his outstanding contributions to the WSU community, superior quality service, noteworthy extra efforts, and creative problem-solving.