Chandra joined UT CTAS in April 2023. Prior to joining UT CTAS, Chandra served as an educator and administrator for 16 years during her tenure in Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. Chandra also worked in non-profit and private sectors providing training support for departments and teams in the area of leadership development and certification. She holds a Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in Leadership and Professional Practices from Trevecca Nazarene University.