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Stories from the Heart Freedom Writers Event Inspires Chapman Students and Community

March 7, 2019 by Cheryl Baltes and Danielle Konovitch '19 | News

Plagued by loneliness, fear, and self-doubt, 150 cynical teenagers entered a freshman class in Long Beach more than 20 years ago to find a peppy new English teacher, unaware of how that room and that teacher would drastically alter their futures and those of so many others around the globe. Following the LA riots and in

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Attallah Student Designs New Logo for Jordan Academy

March 4, 2019 by Gillian Coan '21 and Jane Gore '19 | News

Nicole Williams ’20, a third-year Chapman undergraduate double majoring in Integrated Educational Studies and Psychology and minoring in Spanish, recently collaborated with a local elementary school on the creation of its new logo. This fall, Jordan Academy of Language and Computer Science will be implementing a two-way Spanish immersion program in combination with a computer

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Attallah School Counseling Alumni and Faculty Receive Highest Honor in Orange County

February 21, 2019 by | News

As the winners for this year’s Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) Counselor Recognition and Counselor Advocate Awards were notified in early February, the news got better and better for the Attallah College of Educational Studies’ School Counseling graduate program. One after the other, Attallah alumni and faculty were notified they’d been selected for Orange

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Thompson Policy Institute Hosts OCDE Workshop on Inclusive Education I-TAC grant helps advance inclusive classroom instruction

February 12, 2019 by Danielle Konovitch '19 | News

On a recent sunny Southern California morning, school site and district administrators as well as educators and school district coaches gathered for a full-day interactive workshop on differentiation of instruction in inclusive classrooms. The workshop was hosted by the Attallah College of Educational Studies’ Thompson Policy Institute in collaboration with the Orange County Department of

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Dean Recognized as National Scholar and Esteemed Influencer Margaret Grogan included for the eighth consecutive year in RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

February 8, 2019 by Danielle Konovitch '19 | News

Margaret Grogan, Ph.D., dean of the Attallah College of Educational Studies, has once again been recognized as one of the top 200 scholars and influencers in the field of education. Dean Grogan’s inclusion on the RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings has not wavered for eight years. Those eligible for recognition are US university-based academics who mainly focus on

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LA Times Journalists Visit Chapman for Opening Day of the 2019 Yorba-Chapman Journalism Project

February 8, 2019 by Emmery Llewellyn '19 | News

For three years, Dr. Noah Asher Golden’s IES (Integrated Educational Studies) 412 class has collaborated with a local middle school, Yorba Academy of the Arts Middle School, in a project that encourages youth-led journalistic writing. The fourth year of the successful Yorba-Chapman Writing Partnership is now underway. Last week, the project kicked off with a

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Program-Specific Career Support Now Available to Attallah Students and Alumni Attallah College Welcomes Career Advisor John Bacolores

February 4, 2019 by | News

Whether you’ve had your career planned out since you were six years old, or you’re still exploring the many ways to use your Chapman degree, the Attallah College of Education Studies now offers convenient, in-house career advising to give you a head start and leg up. As part of a campus-wide expansion of career support

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An Alternative Path Research and Publishing

February 1, 2019 by Nicole Williams | Students

At Chapman University, one of the unique aspects of the IES (Integrated Educational Studies) program is its philosophy that education happens both inside and outside of the classroom. Chapman’s educational program emphasizes the fact that the term “educator” is broad and applies to many different professions—not just teachers and professors. In addition to teaching, many of

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Thomas Wilson, Ed.D., 1930–2018 Freirian scholar and social justice advocate

January 25, 2019 by Danielle Konovitch '19 | News

Thomas Wilson, an Associate Professor of Education at Chapman University, left his mark on many before his passing in late December 2018. Colleagues, friends, students, and mentees remain moved by his strong fellowship. At Chapman, Wilson also served as the Director of the Masters of Arts in Education Program (1992–1998) and was the Cofounder and