Every once in a while, dreams come true. And sometimes they pass without full acknowledgement–we are off to the next big thing. Recently, one of our dreams was realized and thus it is worth pausing, just for a minute, to celebrate this special moment in time. Many years ago, led by Tom Wilson, a small
The topic this evening is more than just another talk for me. The purpose of education, the aims of education, is something I have thought about deeply over these years. So when I say to you that this topic has never been more important to us as a society than it is today, I do so thoughtfully, critically and with the passion and confidence that by understanding the aims of education we can create a better society, a better world.
Chapman University Chancellor Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D. and College of Educational Studies announce the retirement of Dean Donald N. Cardinal, Ph.D. effective at the conclusion of the 2014-15 academic year. Serving as Dean since 2002, Dr. Cardinal led the college through tremendous growth in students, faculty, programs and initiatives. While retiring as Dean, Dr. Cardinal will remain in the College of Educational Studies as a Professor of Education. A national search for a new dean will commence.
The CES faculty and staff are neither interested in simple compliance to standards nor the mere graduation of countless students. The faculty and staff demand a meaningful and purposeful environment that supports our graduates to obtain the finest positions in order to have an immediate impact in realizing our mission of “Changing Education,
Being true to its mission, the faculty and administration of the College of Educational Studies at Chapman University in June of 2013 re-affirmed its stance to decline participation in the national review of teacher preparation proposed by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ). The CES believes there is no benefit from participating as it would only take valuable time, energy and resources from meeting our goal within the CES in developing the highest quality teaching professionals. (Read More)
On Friday, March 22nd, Dean Don Cardinal was Principal for the Day at Dr. Martin Luther King Elementary School in Santa Ana. His “duties” included a morning meeting with the Principal, Eleanor Rodriquez, intercom announcements, a budget meeting, classroom visitations and recess duty. The event concluded with a luncheon where board members, Superintendent, Thelma Melendez
Our very own Dean, Dr. Don Cardinal, had an Op Ed piece published in the OC Register this week titled, “Don Cardinal: Stopping the next school shooting” on February 1. In the article Dr. Cardinal talks about his reaction as an educator to the Newtown, Connecticut shooting as well as what he sees as a