As part of an ongoing effort to strengthen its programs and serve its partners more effectively, the Attallah College of Educational Studies held its inaugural Superintendents and Presidents Advisory Council (SPAC) meeting this month. Attallah College Dean Margaret Grogan, Ph.D., explained that this first SPAC meeting was the result of nearly four years of relationship
The first time he walked into a room of school kids last February, Chapman sophomore biology major and IES (Integrated Educational Studies) minor Noah Mayne didn’t know what to expect. The aspiring high school biology teacher had little experience with elementary school kids before enrolling in the Attallah College of Educational Studies IES 206: Schools
I had the honor of attending the retirement celebration for Dr. Mike Madrid yesterday, and it was a wonderful example of this. Mike has provided Chapman’s College of Educational Studies with many years of leadership and friendship and has made personal connections with students as well as faculty; he sees our hearts and recognizes potential. Many generations of teachers experienced his personal approach to the work he does
I have the privilege of working with teachers. Within this group I include: future teachers, new teachers, “veteran” teachers, and retired teachers. As I get closer to the end of this list, I see one common thread- a belief that teaching is life-long journey. I vividly recall one experience in my pre-service preparation experience.