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Attallah College organizes collaboration between district and charter schools Recipients awarded inaugural ePrize grant for $100,000

October 27, 2017 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

          Chapman University’s Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies has launched their inaugural ePrize, or “education Prize,” to foster collaboration among local districts and charter schools around innovations that improve educational outcomes for underserved students in Orange County. The college received four different proposals from multiple district and charter schools

An Educational Summer with Chapman Professors

September 7, 2017 by | Faculty News

Photo provided by Dr. Golden from CEE. Pictured from left to right: Tim San Pedro of Ohio State University, Dr. Golden , Anne Elrod Whitney of Pennsylvania State University (moderator of the panel), Tonya Perry of the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Jenell Igeleke Penn, doctoral student at Ohio State University. By Cala Gin

Teachers College building named after Dr. Peter McLaren

August 24, 2017 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

Dr. Peter McLaren, a world-renowned scholar and activist, is one of the early architects of Critical Pedagogy and has made enormous contributions to Marxist analysis in education and liberation theology. He is widely recognized in Latin America where his work has informed social movements, grassroots organizing, and teaching. He has personally worked with workers’ unions,

Dr. Carl Cohn Visits to Discuss State Educational Policy

November 21, 2016 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

Director of the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence, Dr. Carl Cohn, visited the Chapman University campus Tuesday, November 15 to discuss California’s funding formula and governance process embedded in the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). In partnership with Orange Unified School District, CES brought together local school board members, superintendents, principals, teachers community members and

Dr. Monzo hosts speakers from the International Marxist humanist organization

October 27, 2016 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

Professor Lilia Monzó, of the College of Educational Studies, hosted three key speakers of the International Marxist Humanist Organization (IMHO) in “Marx for Today,” a special session of her Freshman Foundations Course (FFC) Revolution and Education on October 20th. Speakers included Kevin Anderson from UC Santa Barbara, author of numerous Marxist texts, including Marx at

Critical Pedagogy in China? Really?

August 12, 2016 by | News

It’s difficult grasp the full import of this historic event because there exists a prevailing assumption that a Communist country such as China would not be interested in an approach to pedagogy that is founded on the development of critical consciousness and social transformation.  And yet, that’s precisely where we, Peter McLaren and Suzanne SooHoo

El Sol Science and Arts Academy Alum Receives Edison Scholarship and Has Perfect AP Score Edison Scholar from Santa Ana High School

May 19, 2016 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

Meet Noelí Zárate! Noeli, a former student of El Sol Science and Arts Academy, is a senior at Santa Ana High School and has reached great heights. Her performance on the AP Spanish Language and Culture exam was so superior that it falls into a rather select category. Noelí not only received the top score

EVOLUTION Education article published by CES Doctorate Student, Meredith Dorner and Dr. Eugenie Scott of the National Center for Science Education

May 2, 2016 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

Meredith A. Dorner and NCSE’s (National Center for Science Education) founding executive director Eugenie C. Scott published “An Exploration of Instructor Perceptions of Community College Students’ Attitudes Towards Evolution” in Evolution: Education and Outreach. Dorner and Scott explain in the abstract, “we compared how community college instructors of life sciences courses perceive students’ attitudes towards

Peter McLaren interviewed for the National Educational Evaluation Policy Gazette This Influential Educational Journal Reaches 50,000 readers, and Ministers of Education in 22 countries

April 25, 2016 by | Attallah College of Educational Studies

The National Institute of Educational Evaluation Policy Gazette for the National Institute of Educational Evaluation of México interviewed Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, Peter McLaren last month. The Dangers of Educational Extremism: High-Stakes Standardized Evaluation in US K-12 Education , which includes content from McLaren’s March