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Thompson Policy Institute Hires Director for New FAST@CHOC Program

September 18, 2020 by | News

Chapman University’s Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI) has hired a new director to spearhead the Families and Schools Together (FAST) program at CHOC Children’s Thompson Autism Center. Elissa Green Kaustinen, who has worked within the public school system for the last 17 years, previously served seven years as a school psychologist and 10 years

Chapman’s Thompson Policy Institute Launches Transition CA Resource Webpage

September 9, 2020 by | News

Updated October 12, 2020 Working in collaboration with the Regional Center of Orange County (RCOC), California Department of Rehabilitation, and other partners, Chapman University’s Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI) has launched the comprehensive Transition CA website. Designed to improve transition outcomes (such as employment and housing) for people with disabilities, Transition CA provides transition

Chapman Experiential Philanthropy Project Supports Anti-Racism and Black Community Nonprofits PEPP program fosters student engagement in local social justice efforts

September 4, 2020 by | News

Beginning its fourth semester at Chapman University, the Panther Experiential Philanthropy Project (PEPP) has grown over the last year and half in terms of size and scope. By aligning fieldwork assignments with course learning outcomes, PEPP exposes students to the work going on in the nonprofit sector. It offers Chapman students the opportunity to become

Meet Our Newest Faculty New Attallah Faculty Bring Focus on Diverse, Inclusive Learning Environments

August 31, 2020 by | News

The Attallah College of Educational Studies is pleased to welcome two new faculty to the Integrated Educational Studies (IES) undergraduate program this fall: Stephany Cuevas, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Education, and Jillian Wood, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education and Coordinator of the Integrated Educational Studies program. With focuses on equity in learning environment and education

Career Services for Attallah College Students and Alumni

August 14, 2020 by | Community

For those hoping to continue or start a job search during these challenging times, the good news is many companies, nonprofits, schools, and districts are still hiring. Your Attallah College Career Advisor Dr. John Bacolores has put together some advice, tips, and resources on locating open positions, resume tips, continuing education, and more. Who Is

Chapman’s Kathleen Muth Reading Center Offers Remote Tutoring to OC Families

July 29, 2020 by | News

Since 1978, Chapman University’s Kathleen Muth Reading Center has provided elementary and middle school students in Orange County with one-on-one reading and writing support. The center’s reading clinic, a cornerstone of Chapman’s Teacher Education (TE) program, gives teaching credential candidates in the Attallah College of Educational Studies opportunities to practice their coursework and skills. But

Message from the Dean Update on fieldwork and practicum offerings for fall 2020

July 29, 2020 by Roxanne Greitz Miller, Ed.D. | News

As the Interim Dean of the Attallah College of Educational Studies and a former public school teacher, I personally understand the deep impact and importance of our fieldwork experiences to the professional development of all students in our programs. As a result of recent state mandates, as well as the continued health impacts of COVID-19

Bridging the Distance Enhanced Curriculum in Chapman Graduate Education Programs During Remote Learning

July 28, 2020 by | Community

A hallmark of the professional graduate programs in Chapman University’s Attallah College of Educational Studies has always been hands-on learning. Future teachers, school counselors, and school psychologists have early access to fieldwork and are given frequent opportunities to make connections in the communities they will serve. Like all instruction nationwide, Chapman University courses moved online

Call for Submissions Lesson Plan Submissions Invited for Forthcoming Mathematics Book on Social justice

July 27, 2020 by | Community

In her latest collaborative project, Cathery Yeh, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Attallah College of Educational Studies’ Teacher Education program, has joined efforts with mathematics education colleagues in institutions across the United States. Dr. Yeh and her co-editors Dr. Tonya Bartell, Michigan State University; Dr. Mathew Felton-Koestler, Ohio University; and Dr. Robert Berry III, University

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