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Shirley Lapier ’55, 1933–2020 Legacy Donor and Educator

February 14, 2020 by Tiffany Chen '22 | News

A devoted teacher and counselor, Shirley Lapier was beloved by those whom she taught and worked with throughout her life. A member of the Chapman family for 68 years, Lapier supported the academic community by being a legacy donor for the Attallah College of Educational Studies. In 1955, Shirley graduated from Chapman University with a

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Attallah Dean Nationally Recognized as Scholar and Influencer in Educational Practice and Policy

January 31, 2020 by | News

Margaret Grogan, Ph.D., dean of the Attallah College of Educational Studies, has been recognized as one of the top 200 influencers in education on the RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings for the ninth consecutive year. The rankings identify university-based education scholars who are helping to shape educational practice and policy. To generate the rankings, the

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Resource Guide for Teaching & Education Abroad

January 28, 2020 by Sarah Wilson ‘23 | Students

Traveling and learning about new cultures are goals that many college students hope to experience during their undergraduate career. For anyone, particularly Integrated Educational Studies (IES) majors and minors, teaching abroad is an exciting opportunity to explore the world and give back to the community through your current/future profession. There are many programs that offer

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Attallah Awarded International Accreditation for School Psychology Program

January 8, 2020 by | News

The Attallah College of the Educational Studies’ School Psychology graduate program at Chapman University was recently awarded full accreditation for another five years by the International Association of School Psychologists (ISPA). Chapman University is one of only five school psychology programs in the United States accredited by ISPA. Although 16 school psychology training programs are

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All You Need to Know about California Teaching Credentials

January 6, 2020 by Tiffany Chen '22 | Students

With the shortage of teachers in California, especially in special education, mathematics, and science, a career in education and teaching could make a huge difference for the younger and future generations of America. Whether you are exploring a possible career in teaching or are positive teaching is the job for you, figuring out the steps

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Lessons at Chapman Lead to Action in Africa A nonprofit founded by Sarah Nininger ’13 provides vital services to a Ugandan community

January 3, 2020 by | Students

When Action in Africa opened a new community center in Nakuwadde, Uganda, in January 2015, it was an important milestone for the nonprofit and its young executive director, Sarah Nininger ’13. Still, the center’s success was not at all certain. The floors were still caked with mud from construction, and there were no doors or

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Future Educators Partnership Signed with Local Community Colleges

December 12, 2019 by Stace Dumoski | News

New local community college partnerships will bring future educators to Chapman and help fill the growing need for qualified teachers in Orange County. Chapman University’s Attallah College of Educational Studies has signed new partnerships with both Santa Ana College (SAC) and Santiago Canyon College (SCC) that are designed to meet the growing need for teachers

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Hands-On Experience for Future Teachers Your Guide to Chapman’s MA in Curriculum and Instruction (MACI) Program

December 2, 2019 by Adelin Tiburcio ’21 | Students

Are you looking to accelerate your career pathway in teaching?  For those who want to teach in elementary or secondary schools, Chapman University’s MA in Curriculum and Instruction (MACI) Program may be the perfect match, allowing you to earn your master’s degree and California teaching credential through an accelerated process.  Chapman students interested in the

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Chapman’s Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society Welcomes New Initiates

December 2, 2019 by Cala Gin ’20 | News

Teaching, school counseling, speech pathology, education research, and nonprofit leadership—these are some of the many careers that top students in the Attallah College of Educational Studies intend on pursuing. This fall, Chapman University’s Chi Beta Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi was honored to welcome and celebrate its new initiates as well as its new chapter

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Thompson Policy Institute Receives Gates Foundation Grant to Support Teacher Residency Programs

December 2, 2019 by | News

The Attallah College of Educational Studies’ Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI) was awarded a nearly $420,000 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant to support the state’s rollout of teacher residency programs. In partnership with state and national education partners, TPI is providing ongoing virtual and face-to-face technical assistance and resources to local education agencies

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