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Shirley Lapier ’55, 1933–2020 Legacy Donor and Educator

February 14, 2020 by Tiffany Chen '22 | News

A devoted teacher and counselor, Shirley Lapier was beloved by those whom she taught and worked with throughout her life. A member of the Chapman family for 68 years, Lapier supported the academic community by being a legacy donor for the Attallah College of Educational Studies. In 1955, Shirley graduated from Chapman University with a

Attallah Dean Nationally Recognized as Scholar and Influencer in Educational Practice and Policy

January 31, 2020 by | News

Margaret Grogan, Ph.D., dean of the Attallah College of Educational Studies, has been recognized as one of the top 200 influencers in education on the RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings for the ninth consecutive year. The rankings identify university-based education scholars who are helping to shape educational practice and policy. To generate the rankings, the

Attallah Awarded International Accreditation for School Psychology Program

January 8, 2020 by | News

The Attallah College of the Educational Studies’ School Psychology graduate program at Chapman University was recently awarded full accreditation for another five years by the International Association of School Psychologists (ISPA). Chapman University is one of only five school psychology programs in the United States accredited by ISPA. Although 16 school psychology training programs are

Future Educators Partnership Signed with Local Community Colleges

December 12, 2019 by Stace Dumoski | News

New local community college partnerships will bring future educators to Chapman and help fill the growing need for qualified teachers in Orange County. Chapman University’s Attallah College of Educational Studies has signed new partnerships with both Santa Ana College (SAC) and Santiago Canyon College (SCC) that are designed to meet the growing need for teachers

Chapman’s Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society Welcomes New Initiates

December 2, 2019 by Cala Gin ’20 | News

Teaching, school counseling, speech pathology, education research, and nonprofit leadership—these are some of the many careers that top students in the Attallah College of Educational Studies intend on pursuing. This fall, Chapman University’s Chi Beta Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi was honored to welcome and celebrate its new initiates as well as its new chapter

Thompson Policy Institute Receives Gates Foundation Grant to Support Teacher Residency Programs

December 2, 2019 by | News

The Attallah College of Educational Studies’ Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI) was awarded a nearly $420,000 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant to support the state’s rollout of teacher residency programs. In partnership with state and national education partners, TPI is providing ongoing virtual and face-to-face technical assistance and resources to local education agencies

Harvest of Loneliness: The Bracero Program Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker Dr. Gilbert G. Gonzales

November 13, 2019 by Tiffany Chen '22 | News

Given recent changes to and interpretations of US immigration policy, it is pertinent for US citizens to understand the history of American immigration agreements and programs. One such program implemented in the mid-20th century, the US Bracero Program, brought millions of guest workers to the United States from  Mexico. Even in its time, the Bracero

Announcing the 2019–2020 Attallah Undergraduate Leadership Council

October 11, 2019 by | News

The Attallah College of Educational Studies is pleased to announce the 2019–2020 Attallah Undergraduate Leadership Council!  We thank all the applicants for their time and interest in the council. Students who have been selected to be members of the council will serve as leaders and ambassadors for Attallah College. The purpose of the student-led Attallah

Attallah Convenes New Superintendents and Presidents Advisory Council

September 19, 2019 by | News

As part of an ongoing effort to strengthen its programs and serve its partners more effectively, the Attallah College of Educational Studies held its inaugural Superintendents and Presidents Advisory Council (SPAC) meeting this month. Attallah College Dean Margaret Grogan, Ph.D., explained that this first SPAC meeting was the result of nearly four years of relationship

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