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Documentary: Dr. Peter McLaren Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project

November 12, 2015 by | Education Issues

Dr. Peter McLaren, Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project from the College of Educational Studies is elated to share this 20 minute documentary that was just released in Argentina! Click Here to View Documentary (presented in Spanish) Click Here to View

PhD students and Faculty Attend Leadership Conference in Barcelona “Leading Across Borders and Generations”

November 10, 2015 by Miznah Alomair | Education Issues

This year, four PhD students and assistant professor Whitney McIntyre Miller attended the International Leadership Association’s Global Conference in Barcelona, Spain. The students participated in the Annual Student Case Competition and were assigned a compelling case study about Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The Chapman team included Danny Bonilla, Maria Martinez, Geoffery Westropp, and

Ruebén Martinez to Speak at Central Union and Wilson Junior High on Thursday, November 12, 2015 The Latino Education Activist – a MacArthur “Genius” Grant Recipient – Will Address Families: “Parents, Listen to Your Children About College” – Encouraging Students to Think Seriously About Attending College

November 4, 2015 by | College News

ORANGE, Calif., October 28, 2015 — Ruebén Martinez – noted reading advocate, Latino education activist and Chapman University Presidential Fellow – will speak to students and their families at Central Union High School and Wilson Junior High School in El Centro on the topic “Parents, Listen to Your Children About College.” He will encourage students

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education selects Kimberly White-Smith as Committee Member Dr. White-Smith new member of AACTE's Meetings and Professional Development Committee

October 28, 2015 by | College News

Associate Dean of College of Educational Studies, Kimberly White Smith was nominated and selected as a member of American  Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Meetings and Professional Development Committee. AACTE is a national alliance of educator preparation programs dedicated to high-quality, evidence-based preparation that assures educators are ready to teach all learners on

National Latina Women’s Book Club Las Comadres, Libreria Martinez de Chapman University

October 22, 2015 by | Education Issues

Translated Article from Local Spanish Paper El Excélsior http://www.unidossc.com/articles/club-21715-lectura-comadres.html?fb_action_ids=10205369713824200 By ÁNGELA MARÍA NASO Community: Reading ‘Las Comadres’ Club meets in Redlands and Santa Ana October 09, 2015 05:15 PM “Finished reading the book?” That was the first question that Julia asked four other Comadres (book club members). Julia Amante, Alejandra, Emily, Lilian de La Torre-Reed

Defies Measurement: Can Real Learning Be Measured? Documentary Film Coming to Campus

October 20, 2015 by | Education Issues

As an educator, parent, aspiring teacher, or community member, are you concerned about standardized testing in American schools? The documentary film, Defies Measurement, asks, “What if the most important lessons learned in school are the ones that cannot be measured?” Filmmaker Shannon Puckett explores this question in a film featuring several experts on education, including

LGBTQ Issues in Education

June 30, 2015 by Kris DePedro | Education Issues

“I am Dani. I value diversity. I am a campus leader. I am a football player. I am a good friend. I am highly involved on campus, and I am an extrovert. I am also questioning my gender identity.” Dani is a representation of students who have multiple identities. Programs like Integrated Educational Studies (IES)

Connecting with community members through practical education

April 7, 2015 by | College News

  Two programs at Chapman University are working to bring social justice to the world — one neighborhood at a time. The Paulo Freire Democratic Project and Padres Unidos, programs centered at Chapman’s College of Educational Studies, provide residents in nearby neighborhoods with continuing education and training in social justice and civic involvement. Padres Unidos