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Cheryl Baltes

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Chapman and Shanghai Normal University Partnership Successfully Concludes First Year Second Year Ph.D. in Education Students Return to Shanghai to Complete Program

August 29, 2019 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

Twelve short months ago, 13 students from Shanghai Normal University (SNU) first stepped onto Chapman University’s Orange campus. Once here, the SNU students joined the Attallah College of Educational Studies 2018 Ph.D. in Education incoming cohort, taking courses side-by-side their fellow US-based students. “This has been such a wonderful experience,” said Dr. Dawn Hunter, Director

Making the Home-School Connection ePrize Project Parent Learning Walks Engage and Empower Parent Participants

December 18, 2018 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

German Munoz helps out regularly at his kids’ school, Manuel Esqueda K-8 School in the Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD). He volunteers in his kids’ classrooms’ and all around campus. But late this fall, Esqueda invited Munoz to tour the school as a special guest. Together with a school site facilitator, Munoz and nearly

Attallah Faculty and Undergrad Students Present at National Literacy Conference

December 17, 2018 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

Noah Asher Golden, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Attallah College of Educational Studies, and three students in Attallah College’s undergraduate IES (Integrated Educational Studies) program, Kaitlyn Zeigler, Talia Cain, and Emmery Llewellyn, recently presented at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) 2018 Annual Convention in Houston, Texas.  Each year thousands of literacy educators attend the NCTE convention

William and Nancy Thompson Family Foundation Honored at Chapman’s State of Research Event For Support of the Thompson Policy Institute

November 19, 2018 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

Chapman University’s recent Second Annual State of Research and Creative Activity celebrated the university’s accomplishments in research and creative activity as well as recognized the support of selected sponsors. This year’s award recipients included the William and Nancy Thompson Family Foundation, which is a national leader in autism-related legislative efforts and an active partner with

Local Solutions to California’s Teacher Shortage Attallah and District Partners Jointly Awarded Teacher Residency Capacity Grants

November 6, 2018 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) has jointly awarded Teacher Residency Capacity Grants to the Attallah College of Educational Studies and two of its local district partners. The $50,000 grants will allow Attallah to further develop collaborative partnerships with Fountain Valley School District (FVSD) and Magnolia School District (MSD), both in Orange County, California.

The Magic of the MACI Program

November 2, 2018 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

Current MACI program residency students, Marina Ballesteros and Danielle Pomeroy, along with MACI advisor and IES Associate Professor Dr. Noah Golden share their insights on the MACI program, an accelerated program in the Attallah College of Educational Studies that allows for the completion of a bachelor’s degree, Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction (MACI),

Attallah Award Fosters Student-Focused, Teacher-Led Public School Program ePrize Parent Engagement Project Enters Implementation Phase

October 19, 2018 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

It’s not uncommon to see small groups of parents or teachers popping in and out of classrooms during the day at Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD) schools. Classroom guests visit each classroom for just a few minutes and then gather in small groups to discuss what they observed. Unlike many classroom observations, the focus

Lessons Learned from a University Community Partnership Let’s Chat Book Author Panel Discussion Explores the Importance of Dialogue

October 11, 2018 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

“More than any other time in history, it is important to be able to talk across the aisle, to be able to find common places to at least begin a dialogue.” — Dr. Suzanne SooHoo, Attallah College Professor and Jack H. and Paula A. Hassinger Chair in Education Dozens of people gathered at Chapman University’s

The Road Beyond Your Undergraduate Degree Attallah Alumni Advice

October 5, 2018 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

What happens after you finish your bachelor’s degree? With so many paths available, it can be overwhelming. Two Attallah College IES (Integrated Educational Studies) alumni have agreed to share their stories: Emma Colapinto ’18, IES major (Schools Emphasis) with minors in Disability Studies and Language & Literacy, is currently enrolled in the Education and Human Development

Attallah Celebrates Scholars and Community Leaders at Annual Scholarship and Award Luncheon

October 3, 2018 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

A communal swell of pride and optimism for the future flooded the room last week as Attallah College of Educational Studies students, parents, faculty, and community members gathered for its Scholarship and Award Luncheon. In her welcome speech, Attallah’s Dean Margaret Grogan said, “We come together today to honor the scholarship of Attallah College students

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