June 19, 2007
For immediate release
2006-2007 Gevirtz School Privately Funded Fellowships
The Gevirtz Fellowship, provided through a gift from Ambassador and Mrs. Don L. Gevirtz, is awarded to students pursuing careers as educational leaders, teachers, researchers or clinical practitioners in other higher education and K-12 settings, and policy and research institutions.
Recipients: Brenda Arellano, Wei-Wen Chen, Alexis Filippini, Satoko Kobayashi, Melissa Kwon, Ya-Hui Ellen Luo, Carola Matera, Patricia Ramirez, Jennifer Scalzo, Geoffrey Sandfort, Rene Staskal, Ya-Ting Tang, Theron Tanner, Jatila Van Der Veen, Lisa Weckbacher
Dean’s Council Fellowships
The mission of the Dean’s Council is to actively promote and engage in the vibrant intellectual community of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education by providing leadership, counsel, and financial support to build capacity and support the School’s research, intellectual, and physical growth.
Recipients: Adrienne Auten, Lucas Campe, Claudia Kouyoumdjian, Jessica Little, April Regester, Rene Staskal, Laura Van Auker, Kara Wilson
William & Charlene Glikbarg Foundation Fellowships
Awarded by the William and Charlene Glikbarg Foundation to an outstanding teaching credential student with an emphasis on providing education to low-income, ethnically diverse communities.
Recipients: Alejandra Lopez, Cecilia Ortega, Erica Ulteras
Dr. J Student Teacher Fellowships
This fellowship award program was created in memory of Dr. Richard Jamgochian (1931-91) who for 23 years served as Director of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education’s Teacher Education Program. It provides support to outstanding teacher education credential students with demonstrated financial need.
Recipients: Ashley Carey, John Gonzalez, William Huffman, Shannon Jaffe, Aaron Joseph, Jacqueline Kelemen, Daisy Lima, Angelica Perez, Meghan Saxer, Chad Smith
Ann Scales Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding teaching credential student who exhibits leadership qualities and a willingness and desire to bring a broad base of interests and experiences to the classroom.
Recipient: Jacob Marshall
Laura E. Settle Scholarship
Awarded annually by the California Retired Teachers Association to an outstanding teaching credential student at each of the 27 UC and CSU campuses, in memory of Laura E. Settle, teacher and founder of the California Retired Teachers Association in 1929.
Recipients: Jennifer Ellis, Nora Keenan
Sabrina Tuyay Memorial Fellowship
For twelve years, until her untimely death in June 2005, Dr. Sabrina Tuyay taught the Literacy/Language Arts Methods and Procedures courses in the Multiple Subjects Teaching and Educational Specialist Credential Programs at UCSB. A fellowship has been established in her name that acknowledges teacher candidates who have shown a commitment to providing thoughtful literacy and English language instruction to elementary-age and/or special education students. Recipients of the Tuyay Fellowship demonstrate exceptional promise as future professional educators, especially in terms of language arts instruction; are critical thinkers, risk takers and leaders who are willing to push boundaries so that all students can optimally learn to read and write and think. Recipients may have special circumstances (e.g., single parents, re-entry students, first-generation college graduates; as well as a commitment to teach English learners and/or students with learning challenges).
Recipient: Carla Neufeldt-Abatie
Delta Kappa Gamma
Recipient: Stacey Bean Adams
Dr. Lynne Cavazos American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarship
The Santa Barbara chapter of the AAUW grants Dr. Lynne Cavazos Fellowships to women in the Teacher Education Program who are pursuing their M.Ed. degrees and who have not yet received any other “named scholarship” award. This scholarship is named for Dr. Lynne Cavazos, the former acting director of the Teacher Education Program and science educator in the TEP for fifteen years. Cavazos’s research and teaching have focused on equity issues in education, particularly science education. For 9 years, she also has been the Director of the Santa Barbara County Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA). As well, she has been an active member of the Santa Barbara chapter of the AAUW, serving recently as the co-chair.
Recipients: Janine Anderson, Loran Leopold Gonzalez, Rachel Kaufman, Samantha Lyons, Leslie Resovsky, Christine Stieber, and Tara Uliasz
Phillip and Helen Green Research Fellowship Fund
The Green Research Fellowship Fund is awarded, in memory of Phillip and Helen Green, to support graduate student research on classrooms that provide for democratic practices and equity of access for immigrant and second language students of working class background, identifying practices that work and supporting students in gaining access to American society.
Recipients: Damian Jenkins (2006-2007), Roseanne Macias (2007-2008), Vivian Rhone (2007-2008), Clara Vaz (2007-2008)
Thomas G. Haring Memorial Fellowship
Presented to a student or students whose academic and/or professional studies focus on the education of individuals with special needs, preferably with attention to social and applied cognitive behavior analysis in integrated educational and community settings.
Recipient: Alexis Filippini
Ray E. Hosford Memorial Award
Awarded annually to support research efforts by doctoral students who exhibit outstanding academic potential in counseling, clinical, or school psychology, in memory of Ray E. Hosford, Professor of Education (1969-83).
Recipients: Emily Campos, Jenss Chang, Raya Gorcheva, Jessica Little, Lisa Nowinski, Yong Park, Shihwe Wang
Hosford Clinic Achievement Awards: Ray E. Hosford Award for Excellence in Professional Behavior
Recipients: Alexandra Lam, Jessica Little
Hosford Clinic Achievement Awards: Ray E. Hosford Award for Excellence in Clinical Dedication
Recipients: Sarah Patz, Katrina Schnoebelen
Susan Neufeldt Award for Excellence and Creativity in Clinical Supervision
The purpose of this award is to provide recognition to graduate students who have distinguished themselves through their excellence in, and contribution to, clinical supervision of psychology students in the Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology Department of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education.
Recipients: Annie Ahn, Jennifer Green