Education and Child Development Latest News

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Ivianna Soto

Educators from across the state of California learned how to close achievement gaps, create equitable learning environments, and help students find their place in the global community, thanks to a conference at Whittier College. At the Second... More

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Kay Sanders, Child Development, Oxford Press

Professor of Education and Child Development Kay Sanders recently co-authored the book The Culture of Child Care where she presents a theory that integrates cultural practices of children, families, and teachers with definitions of child care... More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Education week logo

Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto has devoted her professional career to ensuring that immigrant children receive the same challenging academic experiences and meet the same achievement standards as their English-speaking peers. Her... More

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
2016 Honors Convocation

More than 100 Whittier College students were recognized for their dedication to academics, service, and leadership at the 2016 Spring Honors Convocation held at the Graham Athletics Center last month. The event acknowledged graduate and... More

Friday, May 6, 2016
Joyce Kaufman, Nerhood Award 2016

Joyce Kaufman has sparked intellectual dialogue about political science in her Whittier College classrooms for more than 30 years. She's inspired students with her passion, cultivated dedicated scholars through her curriculum, and served as a role... More

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Whittier College's 2016 Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (URSCA) Presentation Day highlighted the quality undergraduate research produced by Whittier students. The all-day conference included simultaneous poster... More

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Ivannia Soto

Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto has co-authored the article "Creating Classroom Buzz" published in the February issue of Language Magazine where she and co-authors Whittier College Adjunct Professor Kent Besocke and South El Monte... More

Monday, January 11, 2016
Puerto Rico

The study abroad experience has long been a hallmark of the liberal arts curriculum and a rite of passage for many American undergraduates. In addition to the traditional semester-long experience, Whittier College offers student the opportunity to... More

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Lydia Jackson Elementary School

For more than 12 years, Whittier College students have had the opportunity to learn about children's literature and their welfare through the pair course taught by Associate Professor of Education and Child Development Kathleen Ralph and Associate... More

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Preview Day

Coinciding with the College's Whittier Weekend festivities, the Office of Admission and Financial Aid hosted their annual Whittier Preview Day, one of their signature on-campus events. Approximately 300 high school students and guests visited... More

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