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Thompson Policy Institute Hosts OCDE Workshop on Inclusive Education I-TAC grant helps advance inclusive classroom instruction

February 12, 2019 by Danielle Konovitch '19 | News

On a recent sunny Southern California morning, school site and district administrators as well as educators and school district coaches gathered for a full-day interactive workshop on differentiation of instruction in inclusive classrooms. The workshop was hosted by the Attallah College of Educational Studies’ Thompson Policy Institute in collaboration with the Orange County Department of

LA Times Journalists Visit Chapman for Opening Day of the 2019 Yorba-Chapman Journalism Project

February 8, 2019 by Emmery Llewellyn '19 | News

For three years, Dr. Noah Asher Golden’s IES (Integrated Educational Studies) 412 class has collaborated with a local middle school, Yorba Academy of the Arts Middle School, in a project that encourages youth-led journalistic writing. The fourth year of the successful Yorba-Chapman Writing Partnership is now underway. Last week, the project kicked off with a

Thomas Wilson, Ed.D., 1930–2018 Freirian scholar and social justice advocate

January 25, 2019 by Danielle Konovitch '19 | News

Thomas Wilson, an Associate Professor of Education at Chapman University, left his mark on many before his passing in late December 2018. Colleagues, friends, students, and mentees remain moved by his strong fellowship. At Chapman, Wilson also served as the Director of the Masters of Arts in Education Program (1992–1998) and was the Cofounder and

Attallah Faculty and Undergrad Students Present at National Literacy Conference

December 17, 2018 by | Events

Noah Asher Golden, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Attallah College of Educational Studies, and three students in Attallah College’s undergraduate IES (Integrated Educational Studies) program, Kaitlyn Zeigler, Talia Cain, and Emmery Llewellyn, recently presented at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) 2018 Annual Convention in Houston, Texas.  Each year thousands of literacy educators attend the NCTE convention

All You Need to Know about the CBEST and CSET

November 28, 2018 by Gillian Coan and Jane Gore | Community

Whether you are applying to a teaching credential or other education 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 are these tests? What do they cover, and what are the differences? This helpful guide

William and Nancy Thompson Family Foundation Honored at Chapman’s State of Research Event For Support of the Thompson Policy Institute

November 19, 2018 by | News

Chapman University’s recent Second Annual State of Research and Creative Activity celebrated the university’s accomplishments in research and creative activity as well as recognized the support of selected sponsors. This year’s award recipients included the William and Nancy Thompson Family Foundation, which is a national leader in autism-related legislative efforts and an active partner with

Local Solutions to California’s Teacher Shortage Attallah and District Partners Jointly Awarded Teacher Residency Capacity Grants

November 6, 2018 by | News

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) has jointly awarded Teacher Residency Capacity Grants to the Attallah College of Educational Studies and two of its local district partners. The $50,000 grants will allow Attallah to further develop collaborative partnerships with Fountain Valley School District (FVSD) and Magnolia School District (MSD), both in Orange County, California.

Why I’m Running for Office Ph.D. in Education Student Beatriz “Betty” Valencia Talks about Her Chapman Community and Leadership for Change

October 29, 2018 by Beatriz “Betty” Valencia | News

Beatriz “Betty” Valencia, a third-year Ph.D. in Education student, is running for Orange City Council. The following is based on a speech she gave at Chapman’s Town & Gown October 2018 Lunch at the Forum Let me share a little bit about myself. I am the last of 12 children, with seven brothers and four

Attallah Award Fosters Student-Focused, Teacher-Led Public School Program ePrize Parent Engagement Project Enters Implementation Phase

October 19, 2018 by | News

It’s not uncommon to see small groups of parents or teachers popping in and out of classrooms during the day at Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD) schools. Classroom guests visit each classroom for just a few minutes and then gather in small groups to discuss what they observed. Unlike many classroom observations, the focus