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Chapman-Santiago Fall 2021 Writing Project and Publishing Party Chapman University and Santiago Charter Middle School celebrates a strong writing partnership

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

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

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

Trends in Special Education Changes to Educational Specialist credentials, more flexible admission requirements, financial aid, and paid internships

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

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

Chapman ePrize Initiative Promotes Public School Parent Engagement and Student Achievement ePrize leadership teams share lessons learned from 3-year parent engagement project

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

First C-TAG for Future Educators Cohort Joins IES Program

October 18, 2021 by | News

Angalina Maldonado (BA ’23) found her passion for special education working in Garden Grove School District as an instructional aide. After first working with middle school special education students, five years ago she transferred into an elementary classroom with students with moderate to severe support needs, such as autism and Down Syndrome, and everything clicked.

Chapman Student Founds Students Help Students Student Leader Maya Yesharim (BA '21 and MA '22) combines passions for teaching and community building by founding tutoring company.

October 11, 2021 by Eden Jacnuk '22 | News

While studying at Chapman University, Maya Yesharim (BA ’21 and MA ’22) gained fieldwork experience and became passionate about building community in Orange County. While still an undergraduate student at Chapman, Maya founded a tutoring company called Students Help Students that combines her passions of teaching and giving back to the community. Now in its

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