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The Forefront of Inclusive Education Attallah College Receives National Grant for Major Graduate Program Redesign

August 13, 2018 by | News

The Attallah College of Educational Studies was recently awarded a special grant by the California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE) Special Interest Group (SIG) on Inclusive Education. The grant, made possible by the CEEDAR Center, a national center funded by the US Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, is part of a state

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Strengthening Bonds Across Borders Centro Guest Speaker Shares State of Schools and Students in Puerto Rico

August 3, 2018 by | Events

Mercedes Martinez, President of the Federation of Puerto Rican Teachers (FMPR), spoke recently at Attallah College’s Centro Comunitario de Educación. In addition to detailing current events, she gave a short history of the FMPR’s many year struggle to prevent the closure of community schools and its fight against the privatization of public schools. Due to

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Connecting State and National Education Policy Dr. Michelle Hall Awarded Competitive Education Policy Fellowship

August 1, 2018 by | News

Dr. Michelle Hall, the Director of Program Assessment and Improvement in Chapman’s Attallah College of Educational Studies, has been awarded a California Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) Fellow position. The California EPFP is sponsored by the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) as part of a national program that includes 17 EPFP sites in 16 states and the

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Attallah School Counseling Alumni Receive State-Level Recognition

July 9, 2018 by | News

Two Attallah College graduates were recently selected to be the California Association of School Counselors’ 2018–2019 School Counseling Emerging Leaders. Brittney Pacini and Hayleigh Herrera both graduated from Chapman this spring with a Master of Arts in Counseling and Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPSC). The CASC School Counselor Emerging Leaders (SCEL) Program provides recent graduates

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Opening Doors and Helping Others Padres Unidos Graduation Ceremony Honors Community Workers

June 12, 2018 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

Cheered on by hundreds of friends and family, nearly 30 women became the fourth graduating cohort of the Chapman University and Padres Unidos Community Worker Paraprofessional Certificate program on Saturday, June 2. The ceremony is the culmination of two years of extended education courses and embedded community fieldwork. Cultivating Community In 2010, Chapman University’s Attallah

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Publishing Party Highlights Student Work Yorba-Chapman Writing Project Celebration

May 7, 2018 by Talia Cain | Events

On Thursday April 26 students from Yorba Academy of the Arts Middle School visited Chapman to celebrate their accomplishments in this year’s Yorba-Chapman Writing Partnership. The Publishing Party welcomed not just Yorba students but their families and friends, Yorba teachers and administrators, and Chapman Integrated Educational Studies (IES) students and faculty. All attendees were given

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End of the Year Reflections from Attallah College Leadership

April 30, 2018 by | Faculty

Attallah College Dean Margaret Grogan and Associate Dean Michelle Samura share some words of wisdom with the Undergraduate Student Newsletter. Dean, Dr. Margaret Grogan This has been a truly landmark year for the Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies. We began 2017/2018 with the renaming of our college. Donna Ford Attallah and her husband have

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IES Senior Spotlights

April 30, 2018 by | Students

In its final Spring 2018 issue, the Attallah College Undergraduate Newsletter interviewed several graduating seniors, asking each these questions: What was most memorable about being an IES major, LEAD minor, or Disability Studies minor? What are your plans after graduation? What is your advice for next year’s seniors? Hannah Lee, IES major and English Literature major, MACI

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Preview of the 3rd DisAbility Summit: Research, Action, and Policy

April 30, 2018 by Florencia Park | Events

The 3rd Annual DisAbility Summit will be hosted by the Attallah College of Education and the Thompson Policy Institute (TPI) on Disability and Autism at Chapman University on May 7. This year’s summit will discuss the inclusion of students with disabilities in the K-12 educational system in the state of California and transitional services for