CES Present in the Community
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
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
Retirement Celebration for Professor Donna Cucunato
On May 4th the CES honored professor Donna Cucunato for her 34 years of service to Chapman University as she prepares to retire this year. The evening was a celebration of Cucunato’s many contributions to Chapman over the years in the Dance department and College of Educational Studies from helping start American Celebration in the
IES Student Chosen for McNair Scholarship
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
CES's Candace Vickers, Ph.D. at First Annual Aphasia Alliance Meeting
Candace Vickers of the Chapman College of Educational Studies and Communication Sciences and Disorders program was recently invited to the first annual meeting of the Aphasia Alliance held at the Adler Aphasia Center in Maywood, New Jersey. Aphasia is an acquired loss of speech and language skills caused by stroke or other brain injury and
Congratulations to our new Ph.D.s in Education!
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,
School Psychology Student Recieves Prestegious Scholarship
The CES is proud to announce our own School Psychology Student, Molly Siprasoeuth was awarded the Cultural and Linguistically Diversity Scholarship at the California Association of School Psychologists on April 16, 2011. Molly is a second year student who is currently completing her practicum fieldwork in the Los Alamitos Unified School District. Each year CASP
Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, "Note to Educators: Hope Required When Growing Roses in Concrete"
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
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
CES Leadership Director, Mark Maier Moderates Leadership symposium "Truth, Lies & O-Rings: Lessons From Challenger"
This extraordinary symposium held on January 24, 2011 offered insight into the leadership practices that contributed to the Challenger disaster, and discussed how these practices continue to harm business and government today. By exploring how certain leadership styles generated a cascade of failures – from the space shuttle catastrophes to the Enron and Madoff debacles