Vice President of
Campus Education
Kamehameha Schools



D. Rodney Chamberlain, D.Ed.

Dr. D. Rodney Chamberlain was named Kamehameha Schools Vice President of Campus Education in September 2012, with responsibility for the three K-12 campuses in ensuring student learning and operational excellence by balancing innovation and proven best practices. He previously served as Vice President for Campus Strategic and Academic Affairs, overseeing initiatives to improve student learning on all three campuses. Prior to that, Dr. Chamberlain served as the founding Headmaster of the Kamehameha Schools Maui Campus from 2001 through 2006.

Prior to coming to Kamehameha Schools, Dr. Chamberlain spent over twenty years at the Milton Hershey School as an elementary, middle and high school teacher, curriculum coordinator, Assistant to the President for Strategic Planning, and finally as the Dean of Scholastic Affairs, overseeing all components of the educational program. From 1997 to 2001, Dr. Chamberlain served as the Head of School at University Lake School in Hartland, Wisconsin, overseeing the construction and renovation of new facilities and the implementation of a 6th – 12th grade laptop program within a wireless campus.

Dr. Chamberlain completed his B.S. in elementary education at Elizabethtown College (PA), and holds a M.Ed. and D.Ed. from the Pennsylvania State University in curriculum and instruction. In 1992, he was selected as an alumni fellow by the Penn State College of Education. Dr. Chamberlain has been very active in local, regional and national independent school networks and has served on local and regional church boards and committees.

Dr. Chamberlain and his wife, Anne, who serves as the Senior Pastor at Manoa Valley Church (UCC), have two grown children who reside on the continent.

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