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Meet the Dean of Attallah College

March 8, 2022 by | News

Following a national search, Chapman University announced Roxanne Greitz Miller, Ed.D., Donna Ford Attallah Professor of Teacher Education, as Dean of the Attallah College of Educational Studies effective Friday, February 25, 2022.   Dean Miller served previously as Interim Dean and also as Vice Provost for Graduate Education at Chapman. Despite her administrative responsibilities and scholarly

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Chapman-Santiago Fall 2021 Writing Project and Publishing Party

February 4, 2022 by Sarah Wilson | Community

As the culmination of a comprehensive 10-week writing program, Chapman University and Santiago Charter Middle School (in Orange Unified School District) cohosted a virtual publishing party in November 2021 to celebrate the final writing pieces, collaboration, and hard work of the college mentors and middle school mentees.  Featuring 21 seventh and eighth grade students and

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Attallah Faculty’s Peace Leadership Model Implemented by International Peacebuilders Program

February 1, 2022 by | News

The Integral Peace Leadership Model, developed by Whitney McIntyre Miller, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Leadership Studies in Chapman University’s Attallah College of Educational Studies, has been adopted by the Euphrates Institute, a US-based nonprofit founded by Janessa Gans Wilder, a former CIA officer turned peacebuilder and social entrepreneur. Over the last three years, the Euphrates

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Mental Wellth Project Expands Free, Online Resources

January 27, 2022 by | News

Chapman University’s Mental Wellth Project has added new online toolkits and materials to its Mental Health in Schools resource hub. The Mental Wellth Project website includes free, downloadable mental health resources for parents, educators, and school-age kids developed by Chapman School Counseling and School Psychology (CSP) graduate students. Recent additions to the site this year

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Part-Time Jobs in Education for College Students

December 14, 2021 by | News

Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, local K-12 schools and school districts offer a wide variety of part-time jobs that fit your schedule. In addition to on-call substitute teacher positions, nearly all public school districts in California hire part-time tutors, aides, and other positions that pay above minimum wage. These positions, with fixed hours

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Trends in Special Education

December 3, 2021 by | News

In an effort to attract new teachers to the education field, the state of California has made changes to special education teaching credentials and eased testing requirements, opening up more ways to satisfy program admission requirements. Paid internships (in lieu of unpaid student teaching) and new sources of state and federal grants are also making

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All You Need to Know about California Teaching Credentials

December 3, 2021 by | Community

With the shortage of teachers in California, especially in special education, mathematics, and science, there’s never been a better time to consider a career in education. As a teacher, you can give back to your community and make a difference in the lives of children. Whether you’re exploring a possible career in teaching or are

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Golden State Teacher Grant

November 30, 2021 by | News

The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) has expanded the Golden State Teacher Grant, an education grant created to help prospective teachers cover the costs of earning a California teaching credential, to a full spectrum of educational fields. The grant supports soon-to-be teachers by providing a one-time grant of up to $20,000 in financial aid to

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Chapman ePrize Initiative Promotes Public School Parent Engagement and Student Achievement

October 27, 2021 by | News

The leadership teams from a three-year, donor-funded public school initiative joined Chapman University faculty for a virtual panel discussion to share lessons learned and unexpected benefits. The panel participants were part of Chapman’s first ePrize (Education Prize) project on parent engagement in K-12 public schools. Panel co-moderators Dr. Michelle Samura (Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

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