Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies

Changing Education. Changing the World.

The faculty, supported by four professional accreditations, strives to make a more just world through their teaching, scholarship and collaboration with local communities on various civic engagement initiatives.

Attallah College By the Numbers

by the numbers image background
8 Degree Programs

From Bachelor's to Ph.D. in Education


Paid Graduate Fellowships & Assistantships

98 %

New Graduate Students Received Financial Assistance in 2021-2022

About the College
Dean Roxanne Greitz Miller

Message from the Dean

We invite you to learn how 2021-2022 challenged us to think and act in new ways and refine our vision to transform teaching, learning, and social communities toward an inclusive, equitable, and just world. I look forward to all that Attallah College has yet to come in its bright future.


Roxanne Greitz Miller, Ed.D.
Dean, Attallah College of Educational Studies
Donna Ford Attallah Professor of Teacher Education
Chapman University

Faculty Research Profile

Dr. Kelly Kennedy

Dr. Kelly Kennedy is an Associate Professor and the Director of the School Counseling and School Psychology (CSP) graduate programs. In addition to mentoring M.A. and Ed.S. students, Dr. Kennedy works with students in the Ph.D. in Education program as a mentor, dissertation committee member, and chair.


Dr. Kennedy's scholarly interests include program evaluation, best practices in alternative education settings, delinquency, recidivism of juvenile offenders, strength-based school psychology, culturally competent practice, tracking efficacy of interventions, supporting LGBTQ students, and the international practice of school psychology. 

Attallah College News

Changing Education. Changing the World.

Learn more about our incredible staff, faculty & students through our Attallah College blog!
Attallah College Solutions Grants Attallah College Faculty Grant Success

Congratulations to the four Attallah College of Educational Studies faculty who are the principal and co-principal investigators for projects that were awarded over $24,000 from the inaugural Solutions Grants program.

Read More

Iceland Travel Course Leadership in International Contexts

Attallah College Graduate and Ph.D. candidates explore leadership in Iceland! After three years of travel course cancellations in the pandemic, Dr. Dawn Hunter and Dr. Whitney McIntyre Miller were thrilled to bring their “Leadership in International Contexts” class to Iceland. 

Read More

The Impact of Family Engagement on a Student’s Success The Impact of Family Engagement on a Student’s Success

Dr. Stephany Cuevas releases her second book titled, “Everyone Wins!: The Evidence for Family-School Partnerships and Implications for Practice."

Read More

Student teacher with elementary students

Centers and Collaborations

Attallah College's goal is to improve educational experiences and enhance academic achievement, while providing Chapman students with real-world experience and positively impacting local K-12 students and the broader community.

Read about Centers and Collaborations
Speaker at podium


In keeping with our mission to develop skillful leadership and serve the community, the Attallah College of Educational Studies hosts numerous of events throughout the year, involving students, faculty, alumni, local educators, and the general public. 

Explore Events
Attallah students with presentation board

Research and Projects

Faculty in Attallah College conduct high-quality research that impacts education, from the local to international level. Our faculty strive to tackle the most pressing educational and social issues that confront communities, families, schools, and children.

Learn about Research and Projects