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Attallah Faculty Angel Miles Nash Awarded Competitive AERA Grant Research service grant focuses on the impact of the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism on education

March 31, 2021 by | News

Angel Miles Nash, Ph.D., assistant professor of leadership development in Chapman University’s Attallah College of Education Studies, has been awarded a competitive Education Research Service Project (ERSP) grant from the American Educational Research Association (AERA). The AERA award is part of a rapid-response cycle of ERSP grants seeking to address the impact of the COVID-19

Chapman Launches Community Math Learning Center Virtual community math tutoring program grounded in social justice standards

March 23, 2021 by | Community

Faculty and students in Chapman University’s Teacher Education program have launched a new Community Math Learning Center that integrates teacher education training and community math enrichment. Embedded within the Attallah College of Educational Studies’ accelerated MA in Curriculum and Instruction teacher education program, the math center uses a virtual learning environment to serve local families

TPI’s Free Active Education Webinars Serve More Than 1,000 Teacher Candidates and Educators

December 16, 2020 by | News

Chapman University’s Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI) has wrapped up another successful Active Education Webinar Series. TPI helped develop the California Alliance for Inclusive Schooling (CAIS) Active Education Webinars Series for teacher candidates earlier this spring in response to widespread school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with the Orange County Department of

All You Need to Know about California Teaching Credentials

December 16, 2020 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

Graduate Admission Test Prep Guide December 2020 Career Focus

November 30, 2020 by | Community

If graduate school is in your future, there’s no time like the present to start researching deadlines and application requirements. Many programs require graduate entrance exams, which means you have to plan ahead. For our Career Focus this month, let’s focus on preparing for graduate entrance exams since some graduate programs, including Chapman’s Attallah College

All You Need to Know about the CBEST and CSET

November 30, 2020 by | Community

If you’re planning to apply to a teaching credential graduate program in the state of California, two tests are often required for admission: the CBEST (California Basic Educational Skills Test) and CSET (California Subject Examinations for Teachers). What do these tests cover? What’s the difference? Do you need to take both? This helpful guide tells

Thompson Policy Institute Increases Efforts to Recruit and Train a Diverse Educator Workforce

November 9, 2020 by | News

Chapman University’s Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI) was recently awarded a new $250,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Gates Foundation Teacher Preparation Transformation Center Fellowship is a nine-month proposal development grant. The primary outcome of the grant is to develop a California-based Educator Preparation Transformation Center. Such centers seek to

CHOC Webinar Features TPI’s Elissa Green Kaustinen FAST@CHOC Director Expert Panelist on Autism and COVID-19 Webinar

November 6, 2020 by | News

Elissa Green Kaustinen, the Thompson Policy Institute on Disability’s Director of Families and Schools Together at CHOC Children’s (FAST@CHOC), was an expert presenter this week during a CHOC Children’s webinar titled “When Complexity Meets Uncertainty: Supporting Children on the Autism Spectrum during COVID-19.” Other experts on the panel included Dr. Tom Megerian, the Medical Director

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