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2018 Faculty Grant Summary

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30+ Faculty Grants in 2018!

In 2018, TCS provided more Faculty Grants than ever before. Faculty from our partner colleges had the opportunity to enhance their global network while providing services to people in need in countries around the world.

Below are a few of the grants that TCS awarded in 2018.

Global Community Training

UN mandated University for Peace (UPEACE)

El Rodeo, Costa Rica

  • Summary

    A three-day inter-disciplinary and educational experience focused on Global Education. The seminar topic was, “Global Education for the 21st Century” Participants developed a Global Education project to bring to their home campus and integrated the themes learned on this experience.

  • Recipients

    • Kelly Haynes-Mendez, Psy.D., The Chicago School
    • Ericka Kilburn, M.A., TCS Education System
    • James Moore, M.A., The Chicago School
    • Dionne Clabaugh, Ed.D., Pacific Oaks
    • Drake Spaeth, Psy.D., Saybrook & The Chicago School
    • Estelita Melendez, Saybrook
    • Bob Flax, Ph.D., Saybrook
    • Victor Arenas, M.A., The Chicago School
    • Nancy Bothne, Ph.D., The Chicago School
    • Marianne Jankowski, D.H.Sc., The Chicago School 
    • Kristin Kenefick, Psy.D., The Chicago School
    • Eric Willmarth, Ph.D., Saybrook

Johannesburg sunrise cityscape with the Council Chamber

Rays of Hope

Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Summary

    Faculty led a five-day staff and volunteer training for NGO, ‘Rays of Hope,’ in South Africa. They provided Rays of Hope with customized training that included counselling, mentoring, leadership and organizational skills.

  • Recipients

    • Donald Grant, Psy.D., Pacific Oaks
    • Pip McGirl, Ed.D., The Chicago School

Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Santa Dharma University (USD)

Yogyakarta, Indonesia

  • Summary

    Faculty from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology led a training program at Santa Dharma University (USD) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia for K-12 school guidance counselors. Topics included child development, inclusion of children with disabilities, international models in school counseling, prevention and intervention in schools, child advocacy, addressing diverse needs, juvenile delinquency, cultural competence, and research and evaluation.

  • Recipients

    • Kelly Haynes-Mendez, Psy.D., The Chicago School
    • Ericka Kilburn, M.A., TCS Education System
    • James Moore, M.A., The Chicago School
    • Dionne Clabaugh, Ed.D., Pacific Oaks
    • Drake Spaeth, Psy.D., Saybrook & The Chicago School
    • Estelita Melendez, Saybrook
    • Bob Flax, Ph.D., Saybrook
    • Victor Arenas, M.A., The Chicago School
    • Nancy Bothne, Ph.D., The Chicago School
    • Marianne Jankowski, D.H.Sc., The Chicago School 
    • Kristin Kenefick, Psy.D., The Chicago School
    • Eric Willmarth, Ph.D., Saybrook

Hong Kong

HKICEPS Conference

Hong Kong, China

  • Summary

    A three-day inter-disciplinary and educational experience focused on Global Education. The seminar topic was, “Global Education for the 21st Century” Participants developed a Global Education project to bring to their home campus and integrated the themes learned on this experience.

  • Recipients

    • Kelly Haynes-Mendez, Psy.D., The Chicago School
    • Ericka Kilburn, M.A., TCS Education System
    • James Moore, M.A., The Chicago School
    • Dionne Clabaugh, Ed.D., Pacific Oaks
    • Drake Spaeth, Psy.D., Saybrook & The Chicago School
    • Estelita Melendez, Saybrook
    • Bob Flax, Ph.D., Saybrook
    • Victor Arenas, M.A., The Chicago School
    • Nancy Bothne, Ph.D., The Chicago School
    • Marianne Jankowski, D.H.Sc., The Chicago School 
    • Kristin Kenefick, Psy.D., The Chicago School
    • Eric Willmarth, Ph.D., Saybrook

Sabi Sands

Singita Fellowship

Sabi Sands & Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Summary

    Dr. Chuck Piazza, Saybrook University, and Dr. Dorothy Zhang (The Chicago School) provided training and mentorship to teachers and leadership of 20 preschools in the rural area of Sabi Sands. This borders the well-known Kruger National Park in South Africa. Now in its 7th year, this Fellowship has traditionally been two weeks: one week of workshops for teachers and leadership during the July school holidays, and one week mentoring them in the school environment once the children are back from holidays.

  • Recipients

    • Chuck Piazza, Ph.D., Saybrook University
    • Dorothy Zhang, Ph.D., The Chicago School

Connecting and making a difference in the world!

Faculty from our partner colleges had the chance to connect with organizations and people from around the world. In addition, they helped make a difference in those communities.

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