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!
The National Institute of Educational Evaluation Policy Gazette for the National Institute of Educational Evaluation of México interviewed Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, Peter McLaren last month. The Dangers of Educational Extremism: High-Stakes Standardized Evaluation in US K-12 Education, which includes content from McLaren’s March interview
Although structures and approaches to K-12 schooling may be widely debated, one goal unites us all: we are committed to serving all students. We would like to invite you to a community event where you have an opportunity to become an agent of change during the inaugural Chapman Educational Roundtable on Excellent Schools: Meeting the
Professor Lilia Monzó, of the College of Educational Studies, hosted three key speakers of the International Marxist Humanist Organization (IMHO) in “Marx for Today,” a special session of her Freshman Foundations Course (FFC) Revolution and Education on October 20th. Speakers included Kevin Anderson from UC Santa Barbara, author of numerous Marxist texts, including Marx at
Director of the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence, Dr. Carl Cohn, visited the Chapman University campus Tuesday, November 15 to discuss California’s funding formula and governance process embedded in the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). In partnership with Orange Unified School District, CES brought together local school board members, superintendents, principals, teachers community members and
Guest Blog By Anat Herzog, CES PhD Candidate We don’t know his name, or his older sister’s, but it still moved us when he exclaimed “I love Dr. Seuss! Daddy can I take this one?” Our eyes giggled to one another as the boy clumsily pulled the Seuss work out of the book station we