Education and Child Development Latest News

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Whittier College, ICLRT Conference, Educators, English Language Learners

The inaugural conference hosted by Whittier College's Institute for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching (ICLRT) gathered 145 educators from California school districts as far north as Modesto and Santa Paula, as well as local... More

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto-Hinman

Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto-Hinman 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... More

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Poet catcher Stephen Zavala ’15 was selected by the St. Louis Caridinals for the 2015 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. Zavala, the second Poet in as many years to join MLB, was the lone Division III West Region player chosen by a major league... More

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Whittier College softball team

For the first time in Whittier College's history, Poet Athletics earned three conference championships in one school year. The men's and women's water polo teams dominated the pool in the 2014-2015 season, bringing home two conference trophies.... More

Friday, May 15, 2015
Mayor Garcetti, Commencement 2015

The rain and soggy weather did not dampen the festive atmosphere of Whittier College’s 112th Commencement ceremony held indoors at the Graham Athletic Center for the first time in the history of the College. More than 400 members of the class of... More

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Judith Wagner, VEO Conference, Whittier College

Whittier College Professor of Education and Child Development Judith Wagner was one of the featured speakers at the World Principal's Leadership Institute recently held in Hong Kong, China. Victoria Educational Organisation (VEO), a partner of... More

Monday, April 27, 2015

Rebecca Robinson ’15 is passionate about education. Not only hers, but that of others. Robinson has taught in Hong Kong, worked alongside Whittier faculty at Broadoaks Children's School and is an ambassador for the Whittier College chapter of the... More

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Devi Veysey, Whittier College, Filmmaker

​Devi Veysey ‘16, a double major in child development and theatre has always been surrounded by creative people. "My dad would carry a video camera and make home videos of us when we were growing up. Later on, my sister and my cousin got involved... More

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Ivannia Soto Hinman

Whittier College has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the California Community Foundation (CCF) to assist Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto Hinman with the launch of the Institute for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching... More

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, Commencement Speaker

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will serve as Commencement Speaker at Whittier College’s 112th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 15, 2015. The celebration will take place at Memorial Stadium on the Whittier College campus. During the event,... More

Pages