Chapman University’s College of Educational Studies invite you and your teachers to the very first celebration of the Day of the Teacher / Dia del Maestro on Friday, May 11, 2012 from 5-7pm. Doors to the Sandhu Residence and Conference Center open at 4:30pm. Los Amigos of Orange County and the Orange County Children’s Therapeutic Arts Center are joining us in celebrating you! We want to honor teachers because of the wonderful work that teachers do with students every single day. There will be lots of fun activities to honor teachers, and light refreshments. Veteran teachers, school administrators, community representatives, new teachers, and students will share their most memorable teacher stories. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear live performers and an open microphone period to share your stories too!
For many high school graduates, going away to college can be daunting. But for first-generation students such as Glenda Vargas, of Mountain View, the leap was much more formidable. “It was super scary,” said Vargas, 20, now a junior at Chapman University in Orange County. “When my mom calls and I try to tell her
The College of Educational Studies’ dean, Dr. Margaret Grogan, has been honored by the prestigious Edu-Scholar’s Public Influence Rankings. Dean Grogan was listed as number 116 of 200 scholars nationwide from more than 20,000 university-based faculty tackling educational questions in the United States. Published in Education Week, the rankings recognize scholars who had the biggest influence
Honoring the shyness and “low key nature” of Phil and Dianne Ferguson, the faculty and staff honored them with a “special event” as both are retiring from Chapman University and the College of Educational Studies at the end of January 2016. Phil and Dianne have pursued for more than three decades their interest in the
Latino Civil Rights in Education: La Lucha Sigue (October 2015) This book (Anaida Colon-Muniz and Magaly Lavadenz) documents the experience of historical and contemporary advocates in the movement for civil rights in education of Latinos in the United States. These critical narratives and counter narratives portray issues of identity, inequality, desergregation, policy, public schooling, bilingual