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From Chapman Alumna to Teacher of the Year Kendra (Cornell) LeFevre, IES '14, MA SPED '16, celebrates successes and shares advice with future educators at Attallah College

May 10, 2024 by | News

Attallah College of Educational Studies is thrilled to be a pillar in the teaching community. Did you know that Attallah College’s teacher education program is the longest, continuously operating academic program at Chapman University? For more than 160 years, Chapman has prepared teachers to serve their local communities. We connected with our alumna Kendra (Cornell)

Dr. Stephany Cuevas Secures Spencer Foundation Grant for Research on Central American Unaccompanied Minors in Schools

May 7, 2024 by | News

Chapman University’s Attallah College of Educational Studies celebrates the achievement of Dr. Stephany Cuevas, Assistant Professor, who has been awarded a grant of $49,015 from the Spencer Foundation. This grant supports her pivotal research project titled “Precarity and Education: Examining the Experiences of Central American Unaccompanied Youth in California Public Schools” and will be conducted

Attallah College Excels with 24 Presentations at the 2024 AERA Conference

April 30, 2024 by | News

Chapman University is proud to have been strongly represented in the prestigious 2024 American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference. The Attallah College of Educational Studies’ faculty, staff, and alumni showcased its expertise in 24 meetings, panels, and paper and poster presentations during the conference. Sessions featuring current faculty, staff, and students as presenters or moderators

Empowering Change Through Education: The Journey of a Ph.D. Candidate

March 11, 2024 by | News

In an inspiring showcase of academic dedication and a profound commitment to social change, Stacy Eldred, a Ph.D. candidate in Education with an emphasis on Disability Studies, stands out at Chapman University. Eldred’s journey, marked by a relentless pursuit of equity and inclusion for adults with disabilities, has recently been highlighted due to her selection

Chapman University Alums Honored as Top School Counselors in Orange County Carlyn Morones, Brittany Springle, and Alexandra Vargas receive prestigious recognition during National School Counseling Week.

February 6, 2024 by | News

School counselors are instrumental in assisting students with emotional management and guiding them toward academic and career achievements. The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) recently announced the recipients of its annual K-12 School Counselors of the Year awards. We are proud to share that three Chapman University alumni are among the honorees: Carlyn Morones,

Attallah College’s Dr. Jennifer E. Kong and Ph.D. Students Shine at the 45th International Council for Learning Disabilities Conference

December 12, 2023 by | News

Dr. Jennifer E. Kong, Assistant Professor at Attallah College of Educational Studies, has made an impactful presence at the 45th International Conference of the Council for Learning Disabilities. Dr. Kong, known for her innovative approaches to special education research, spearheaded multiple presentations focusing on the integration of technology in learning disabilities. One of the highlights

Attallah College’s Ph.D. in Education Student, Mirvais Mir Aminy, Earns Prestigious Health Policy Scholars Fellowship

December 5, 2023 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

Attallah College of Educational Studies is thrilled to announce that one of its very own, Mirvais “Mir” Aminy, a Ph.D. in Education student, has secured a spot in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Scholars Fellowship program. Among thousands of applicants, only 40 were selected this year as Healthy Policy Research Scholars (HPRS). Dr.

Thompson Policy Institute on Disability Leads the National DEI Discussion with the 2023 Summit on Disability and Inclusion, Putting Disability at the Forefront The eighth annual summit included a powerful examination of belonging and disability in K-12 school environments, with keynote speaker, Shelley Moore, Ph.D.

September 19, 2023 by | News

The Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI)  garnered immense interest for its 2023 Summit on Disability and Inclusion. The annual event gathered 600 registered participants — including education faculty, teachers, medical professionals, business leaders, service providers, families, and self-advocates — all eager to engage in this crucial discussion. The eighth annual cornerstone event organized by

Attallah College Awarded $249K Grant to Enhance Special Education Programs

August 9, 2023 by | News

Chapman University’s Attallah College of Educational Studies has been awarded a $249,106 planning grant to develop a new Special Education teacher preparation pathway.  The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing’s (CTC) grant program aims to develop four-year integrated teacher preparation programs, targeting areas of recognized teacher shortages, through bachelor’s degree programs that contain a teaching credential.

Attallah College Faculty New Research Funded by Solutions Grants Competition Celebrating the Success of Our 2023-24 Solutions Grants Recipients

July 11, 2023 by | News

Three esteemed faculty members from the Attallah College of Educational Studies have recently garnered recognition as principal and co-principal investigators for community-focused research projects totaling over $19,000. Funding for these projects was awarded from the second annual Attallah College Solutions Grants competition.  In keeping with Attallah College’s five-year strategic plan, the Solutions Grants initiative encourages

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