Chapman University’s Attallah College of Educational Studies is proud to partner with the Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) to launch the “Grow Your Own” Special Education Teacher Program. The initiative allows SAUSD classified employees to pursue a master’s degree and a teacher credential at Chapman University, with zero out-of-pocket cost*. “We are so very
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
Stephanie Weinfeld ’19 knew she wanted to become a special education teacher when she learned about the stakes for kids with disabilities who are separated from their typically developing peers. “I struggled a lot in school as a child and felt there was a lack of resources at school to support me,” Stephanie said. “I
The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) has jointly awarded Teacher Residency Capacity Grants to the Attallah College of Educational Studies and two of its local district partners. The $50,000 grants will allow Attallah to further develop collaborative partnerships with Fountain Valley School District (FVSD) and Magnolia School District (MSD), both in Orange County, California.
The Attallah College of Educational Studies was recently awarded a special grant by the California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE) Special Interest Group (SIG) on Inclusive Education. The grant, made possible by the CEEDAR Center, a national center funded by the US Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, is part of a state
On March 22, 2015, Chapman University’s College of Educational Studies hosted its inaugural Education Summit: Rise Up for Children, Schools, Family, and Community . The first of many programs sponsored by the Donna Ford Attallah Educator Development Academy, the summit was an opportunity for educators, families, and neighborhood leaders to engage in conversations about education
In support of autism awareness Chapman’s Attallah Piazza Fountain and Beckman Hall will be lit with blue lights for the month of April. On Wednesday April 2nd, wear blue to support World Autism Awareness Day, stop by the College of Educational Studies’ Communication and Sciences Disorders (CSD) and Counseling and School Psychology (CSP) hosted informational booth in the piazza, and at 12:00 p.m. join us in the Attallah Piazza for a group photograph so we can show the world how Chapman Lights It Up Blue!