Commencement 2011

May 25, 2011 by | Events

On May 21st, 2011 Chapman’s College of Educational Studies held it’s Graduation Commencement. As part of the celebration the CES was proud to give two Honorary Doctorates this year. The first Honorary Doctorate went to Ruebén Martinez, a Chapman Presidential Fellow and MacArthur Foundation Fellow in 2004.  Mr. Martinez was honored for his extensive work


CES Present in the Community

May 24, 2011 by | College News

One of the issues facing most teacher training institutions is bridging the gap between theory and practice or, in other words, some university programs truly are ivory towers.  In our teacher credential programs, a key element is providing real world experiences for aspiring educators, which is not only accomplished through intensive fieldwork and student teaching


CES Honors Reception

May 23, 2011 by | College News

The College of Educational Studies celebrated its annual Honor’s Reception on May 20, 2011 with over 225 people in attendance.  Our motto in the College of Educational Studies is Changing Education, Changing the World because we believe that we can change the world through education. In the field of education, our world is about children


IES Student Chosen for McNair Scholarship

May 6, 2011 by | Student News

We are very excited to have two of our Chapman University students who will be participating in the McNair Scholars Program this summer through Claremont Graduate University (CGU)! Njeri Parker, an Integrated Educational Studies major and Martha Rivera, a Psychology and Spanish major, have been selected through a competitive application and interview process to be


Congratulations to our new Ph.D.s in Education!

May 4, 2011 by | Faculty News

Congratulations are in order to our four new Ph.D.s in Education (above, left to right), Stephanie Brown, Christy Neria, Alaine Ocampo and John Erratt! All four have successfully defended their doctoral dissertations and will have their hooding ceremony at Commencement on May 21st! Committee members for Stephanie Brown’s dissertation were Dawn Hunter (chair) Phil Ferguson,


Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, “Note to Educators: Hope Required When Growing Roses in Concrete”

April 1, 2011 by | Lectures

Dr. Jeff Duncan Andrade presented  “ Note to Educators: Hope Required When Growing Roses in Concrete” to a standing room only Chapman’s College of Educational Studies community on March 18, 2011.  After a riveting presentation linking post traumatic stress syndrome with conditions in urban school, doctoral students conducted a lively fireside chat. Dr. Duncan Andrade is


The College of Educational Studies Receives Full Teacher Education Accreditation

April 1, 2011 by | College News

The College of Educational Studies received full accreditation for all seven of their credential programs for the maximum period of seven years from the Commission on Accreditation (COA) on March 18, 2011 in Sacramento, CA.  This concludes a series of events that culminated with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) visiting the CES in