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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

Thompson Policy Institute on Disability Awarded $784,000 Grant to Support Advancement of Inclusive Schooling

August 3, 2021 by | News

The Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI) has received a new three-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for $784,000. Funding for the Strategic Practices for the Advancement of Inclusive Schooling (SPAIS) grant will support educator preparation programs (EPPs), public charters, and public school districts to improve outcomes for historically marginalized students. Leveraging

SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union Sponsors Community Math Learning Center

July 27, 2021 by | News

SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union has generously awarded $15,000 to support Chapman University’s new Community Math Learning Program. Embedded within the Attallah College of Educational Studies’ Teacher Education program, the Chapman Community Math Learning Center, which integrates teacher education training and community math enrichment, was launched in Spring 2021. Cathery Yeh, Ph.D., the faculty director of the

Immersive Science Chapman's Summer Teacher Research Experience Program offers hands-on training to local high school teachers.

July 22, 2021 by | News

Through a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Chapman University is giving two local science teachers a unique research learning opportunity this summer. Two Orange County high school science teachers, Christian Quinteros (MA in Teaching ’20), a physics teacher at Portola High School in Irvine, and Peter Ly, a chemistry teacher at Santa Ana

Chapman Launches Community Math Learning Program Virtual community math tutoring program grounded in social justice standards

March 23, 2021 by | Community

Faculty and students in Chapman University’s Teacher Education program have launched a new Community Math Learning Program that integrates teacher education training and community math enrichment. Embedded within the Attallah College of Educational Studies’ accelerated MA in Curriculum and Instruction teacher education program, the math center uses a virtual learning environment to serve local families

All You Need to Know about California Teaching Credentials

December 16, 2020 by | Community

For the most up-to-date information and details about available grants for prospective teachers, read our more recent blog. 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

Thompson Policy Institute Increases Efforts to Recruit and Train a Diverse Educator Workforce

November 9, 2020 by | News

Chapman University’s Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI) was recently awarded a new $250,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Gates Foundation Teacher Preparation Transformation Center Fellowship is a nine-month proposal development grant. The primary outcome of the grant is to develop a California-based Educator Preparation Transformation Center. Such centers seek to

Chapman Teacher Candidates Pilot Innovative OUSD Fieldwork Model

October 28, 2020 by | News

Beginning in Fall 2019, students in Chapman’s MACI (Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction) program piloted a new Teacher Candidate Fieldwork Model with partner district OUSD (Orange Unified School District). The Chapman MACI students, who are part of the Attallah College of Educational Studies’ accelerated teacher education program, earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees and

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