“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
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,
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,
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
Chapman University’s Attallah College of Educational Studies is proud to partner with the Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) to launch the “Grow Your Own” Special Education Teacher Program. The initiative allows SAUSD classified employees to pursue a master’s degree and a teacher credential at Chapman University, with zero out-of-pocket cost*. “We are so very
Each year, Chapman University honors alumni who have proven themselves to be exceptional in their accomplishments. As leaders in education, organizations and communities, the honorees represent the finest values and achievements of Chapman alumni, and serve as role models for students and others in our community. Attallah College of Educational Studies honored Dr. Jared T.
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,
The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) has announced new modifications to the Golden State Teacher Grant, an education grant created to help prospective teachers cover the costs of earning a California teaching credential. The grant supports soon-to-be teachers and pupil personnel services providers by providing a one-time grant of up to $20,000 to help pay