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All You Need to Know about the CBEST and CSET

November 28, 2018 by Gillian Coan and Jane Gore | Community

Whether you are applying to a teaching credential or other education graduate program in the state of California, two tests are often required for admission: the CBEST (California Basic Educational Skills Test) and CSET (California Subject Examinations for Teachers). What are these tests? What do they cover, and what are the differences? This helpful guide

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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 | News

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

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

November 6, 2018 by | News

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.

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The Magic of the MACI Program

November 2, 2018 by | News

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),

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Why I’m Running for Office Ph.D. in Education Student Beatriz “Betty” Valencia Talks about Her Chapman Community and Leadership for Change

October 29, 2018 by Beatriz “Betty” Valencia | News

Beatriz “Betty” Valencia, a third-year Ph.D. in Education student, is running for Orange City Council. The following is based on a speech she gave at Chapman’s Town & Gown October 2018 Lunch at the Forum Let me share a little bit about myself. I am the last of 12 children, with seven brothers and four

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

October 19, 2018 by | News

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

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The Road Beyond Your Undergraduate Degree Attallah Alumni Advice

October 5, 2018 by | Alumni

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

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Getting Down to Facts in California Education Attallah Administrator Contributes to Large-Scale, State-Wide Research Study

September 28, 2018 by | News

Dr. Michelle Hall, Attallah College of Educational Studies’ Director of Program Assessment and Improvement, was one of the contributors to a major update to a key research project, Getting Down to Facts II (GDTF II), that examines the many facets of California’s public education system. The report provides a broad snapshot of the current state