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Golden State Teacher Grant Updates Improved California Grant Opportunities for Teacher Candidates

August 17, 2022 by | News

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

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

Chapman University Honors Attallah College Graduate Student Rachel Wiegand, MA '22, Recieves Highest Honors with the Doti Outstanding Graduate Student Award

May 17, 2022 by | News

Rachel Wiegand, MA ’22, from the Education Specialist in School Psychology program is the recipient of Chapman University’s 2022 James L. Doti Outstanding Graduate Student Award in the master’s category. The Doti Award is the highest honor for graduate students at Chapman University. The award is given to a graduating master’s and doctoral student for

Chapman-Santiago Fall 2021 Writing Project and Publishing Party Chapman University and Santiago Charter Middle School celebrates a strong writing partnership

February 4, 2022 by Sarah Wilson | Community

As the culmination of a comprehensive 10-week writing program, Chapman University and Santiago Charter Middle School (in Orange Unified School District) cohosted a virtual publishing party in November 2021 to celebrate the final writing pieces, collaboration, and hard work of the college mentors and middle school mentees.  Featuring 21 seventh and eighth grade students and

Mental Wellth Project Expands Free, Online Resources New Mental Health in Schools Toolkits and Mental Health Disorder Resources added for educators, youth, and parents.

January 27, 2022 by | News

Chapman University’s Mental Wellth Project has added new online toolkits and materials to its Mental Health in Schools resource hub. The Mental Wellth Project website includes free, downloadable mental health resources for parents, educators, and school-age kids developed by Chapman School Counseling and School Psychology (CSP) graduate students. Recent additions to the site this year

Trends in Special Education Changes to Educational Specialist credentials, more flexible admission requirements, financial aid, and paid internships

December 3, 2021 by | News

In an effort to attract new teachers to the education field, the state of California has made changes to special education teaching credentials and eased testing requirements, opening up more ways to satisfy program admission requirements. Paid internships (in lieu of unpaid student teaching) and new sources of state and federal grants are also making

All You Need to Know about California Teaching Credentials

December 3, 2021 by | Community

With the shortage of teachers in California, especially in special education, mathematics, and science, there’s never been a better time to consider a career in education. As a teacher, you can give back to your community and make a difference in the lives of children. Whether you’re exploring a possible career in teaching or are

Four Chapman Students Awarded OC Community Foundation Margaret E. Oser Scholarship

October 21, 2021 by | News

Four students in Chapman University’s Attallah College of Educational Studies have been awarded the Orange County Community Foundation’s Margaret E. Oser Scholarship: Laura Ceja, Aidee Guerrero, Genesis Hernandez, and Angalina Maldonado. The Chapman students, who are undergraduates majoring in Integrated Educational Studies (IES), were awarded four of the eight total 2021 Oser Scholarships. Each of

First C-TAG for Future Educators Cohort Joins IES Program

October 18, 2021 by | News

Angalina Maldonado (BA ’23) found her passion for special education working in Garden Grove School District as an instructional aide. After first working with middle school special education students, five years ago she transferred into an elementary classroom with students with moderate to severe support needs, such as autism and Down Syndrome, and everything clicked.

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