Gevirtz School in the News

  • Friday, February 17, 2017 • New York Magazine

    An article about the psychological issues children suffer after being shot includes quotes from CCSP's Maryam Kia-Keating.

  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 • ABC News

    An article about the psychological issues children suffer after being shot includes quotes from CCSP's Maryam Kia-Keating.

  • Wednesday, February 15, 2017 • The Huffington Post

    An article about positive actions the White House could lead to help those on the autism spectrum features quotes from Lynn Koegel, clinical director of the Koegel Autism Clinic.

  • Wednesday, February 15, 2017 • KKFX

    A television news segment featuring Dean Jeff Milem discussing the new "Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UC Santa Barbara's Gevirtz School" lectures. The initial event happens Thursday, February 16 at 7 pm at the Santa Barbara Public Library.

  • Saturday, February 4, 2017 • NPR

    An article about Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos using inflated graduation rate figures for virtual charter schools quotes emeritus professor Russell Rumberger, who points out the rates she stated "ignore almost all of the students who transfer out or drop out."

  • Friday, January 27, 2017 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about the recently retired U.S. Rep. Lois Capps--a Gevirtz School alumna, earning her MA in 1990 from the Department of Education--who has donated her official papers to the UCSB Library.

  • Friday, January 27, 2017 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    A story about the Gevirtz School's new lecture series Fast & Curious: ED Talks, a lecture series from UCSB’s Gevirtz School, featuring education and psychology research, will debut at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Faulkner Gallery at the Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu St.

  • Monday, January 23, 2017 • KCSB FM News

    A SoundCloud recording of a radio interview conducted with Director of the Teacher Education Program Tine Sloan. The interview discusses the 2017 President's Catalyst Award of more than $1.5 million that Sloan and the Gevirtz School won to study teacher preparation methods.

  • Thursday, January 12, 2017 • Santa Barbara Edhat

    The university’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE), Early Childhood Care and Education Services and Edible Campus Project have partnered to teach preschoolers about gardening and, by extension, to root in children an early awareness of sustainability and appreciation of nature.

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2017 • University of California News

    An article about The California Teacher Education Research and Improvement Network brings together 60 researchers from nine UC campuses. Working in collaboration with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, the California State University system and the California Department of Education, they plan to collect data and provide analysis that can answer crucial questions about how to help more teachers succeed in the classroom. The leader of this new effort is the GGSE's Tine Falk Sloan, director of UC Santa Barbara's Teacher Education Program.

  • Thursday, January 5, 2017 • Santa Barbara Independent

    An article about emeritus professor Manny Casas, who has been the only Latino on the county of Santa Barbara Mental Health Commission for the last 30 years. Casas recently resigned from two committees in charge of doling out recommendations to the department on how to deal with ethnic inequality, saying he’s tired of what he calls a lack of effort from administrators and higher-ups to address ethnic and racial disparity within Behavioral Wellness.

  • Wednesday, January 4, 2017 • University of California News

    An article about the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education partnering with Early Childhood Care and Education Services and Edible Campus Project to teach preschoolers about gardening and, by extension, to root in children an early awareness of sustainability and appreciation of nature.

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about TEP alum Shawn Carey being appointed Santa Barbara Schools assistant superintendent.

  • Thursday, December 1, 2016 • University of California Press Room

    University of California President Janet Napolitano today (Dec. 1) announced the 2017 recipients of the President’s Research Catalyst Awards, chosen from a pool of more than 100 proposed projects: a $1.5 million grant will fund the California Teacher Education Research and Improvement Network. Tine Falk Sloan, director of the Teacher Education Program at UC Santa Barbara, will lead a nine-campus research consortium focused on teacher preparation and training.

  • Monday, November 28, 2016 • UCSB Current

    An article about a NSF-funded program that gives academically strong, low-income engineering undergraduates the boost they need to complete their degrees includes quotes from emeritus professor Michael Gerber.

  • Wednesday, November 23, 2016 • Santa Barbara Independent

    Ann Lippincott (the fourth profile in the story), longtime teacher and leader of the Teacher Education Program, is highlighted as a Local Hero for her work destigmatizing mental illness.

  • Tuesday, November 15, 2016 • University Herald

    A story about a longitudinal study co-authored by affiliated faculty member Karen Lunsford--"Mistakes Are a Fact of Life: A National Comparative Study"--that discovered today's college student writing has the same number of errors as it did back in 1917.

  • Thursday, November 10, 2016 • UCSB Current

    An article abut a study by Michael Gottfried and his student Jay Plasman that shows that applied coursework improves outcomes for high school students with learning disabilities.

  • Wednesday, November 2, 2016 • Santa Barbara Independent

    Dept. of Education Professor Jin Sook Lee is one of three authors of an article urging voters to support Prop 58, which would lift the ban on bilingual education in California.

  • Friday, October 28, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about TEP alum Megan Heffernan, now in her second year teaching first grade, who was selected as one of Santa Barbara County’s Distinguished New Educators for A Salute to Teachers.

  • Thursday, October 27, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about the Santa Barbara Poetry Series, and its upcoming reading on November 6 that will feature Gevirtz School professor George Singer as one of the readers. (Please note the location is 1114 State Street, not 114 State St. as it reads in the story.)

  • Thursday, October 27, 2016 • Daily Nexus

    An article about the mental health program for schoolchildren developed by former TEP instructor Ann Lippincott, which was also positively evaluated by the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology.

  • Thursday, October 20, 2016 • Santa Barbara Independent

    An interview with George Yatchisin, GGSE communications coordinator, about his new poetry chapbook Feast Days (Flutter Press, 2016).

  • Thursday, October 20, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    Teacher Education alum Kevin Baldizon is awarded a distinguished mentor award from the Santa Barbara County Education Office.

  • Monday, October 17, 2016 • The Atlantic

    Article examines issues surrounding children's mental health, cititng Mental Health Matters program developed and evaluated by GGSE faculty and students.

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