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Preparing to Be a Teacher in a Different State Jasmine Skipworth, IES ’16, shares her pathway to becoming a teacher in Washington.

January 9, 2023 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

“Although I was born in California, I’ve spent most of my life in Washington state. It is my home. I knew I would want to return after finishing my undergraduate degree,” shares Jasmine Skipworth, IES ’16.  Skipworth attended Chapman University in 2012 to be a sociology major with an anthropology minor. From a young age, she

Message from the Dean

January 6, 2023 by Dean Roxanne Greitz Miller | News

The Attallah College of Educational Studies at Chapman University is a close collaborator with many local PreK-12 public school districts and their superintendents. Research has demonstrated consistently that educator preparation is most effective when it includes extensive presence in and participation of local schools. Our mutual, joint efforts prepare educators – classroom teachers, school counselors,

Attallah College’s Great Success at the California Association of School Psychologists Conference

January 4, 2023 by | News

Chapman is honored to have been involved with the annual California Association of School Psychologists (CASP) conference. Attallah College of Educational Studies was represented in 13 total activities. Dr. Brianna Meshke McLay, an Attallah College Ed.S. and Ph.D. alum, was presented the Michael Goodman award at the CASP convention for research associated with her dissertation,

Attallah College Professor’s New Book Shares Research on the Impact of Family Engagement on a Student’s Success Dr. Stephany Cuevas releases her second book titled, “Everyone Wins!: The Evidence for Family-School Partnerships and Implications for Practice."

December 12, 2022 by | News

Dr. Stephany Cuevas, an Assistant Professor of Education in the Integrated Educational Studies (IES) program, releases her second book,  “Everyone Wins!: The Evidence for Family-School Partnerships and Implications for Practice.” Ramping up from a research project that began in 2019 during her time at Harvard Graduate School of Education, Dr. Cuevas and her colleagues put

Meet New Faculty Member: Dr. Zack Maupin New Attallah Faculty Member Brings Focus on Mental Health Services and Inclusive Learning Environments

September 30, 2022 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

With an increase in the need and support of mental health services in public school districts, Dr. Zack Maupin brings a wide-range of knowledge to support Attallah College’s graduate programs in School Counseling and School Psychology. Meet Dr. Zack Maupin What is your educational background? I received my undergraduate degree in psychology with an emphasis

Building Spaces for Belonging Advocate and educator, Diana Pastora Carson, M.Ed., delivers keynote at Thompson Policy Institute on Disability’s 2022 Summit

September 19, 2022 by | News

The Thompson Policy Institute on Disability’s (TPI) 2022 Summit on Disability and Inclusion brings together a variety of stakeholders dedicated to developing inclusive spaces for the disability community in schools, employment, and society.  Disability Awareness Disability rights advocate and educator, Diana Pastora Carson, M.Ed., joined the in-person event to share an intimate keynote address titled,

Leadership in International Contexts Attallah College Graduate and Ph.D. Candidates Explore Leadership in Iceland

August 16, 2022 by | News

After three years of travel course cancellations in the pandemic, Dr. Dawn Hunter and Dr. Whitney McIntyre Miller were thrilled to bring their “Leadership in International Contexts” class to Iceland! The program had the opportunity to spend a week amongst lush green hills, rushing waterfalls, and expansive glaciers, while also expanding their knowledge of peace

Special Topics in Teaching Teacher Education Candidates Broaden Expertise and Knowledge Through Travel Course to Greece

August 11, 2022 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

Dr. Amy Ardell and Dr. Meghan Cosier led a travel course to Greece in Summer 2022 for Chapman Teacher Education students and provided this description and photos. During their June 2022 summer travel course, Attallah College teacher education graduate program candidates traveled to Greece. While there, they met with teachers, administrators, and leadership at the

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