Gevirtz School in the News

  • 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 Noozhawk

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

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • Monday, October 17, 2016 • Asbury Park Press

    Russell Rumberger is quoted in a story about high school graduation rates.

  • Sunday, October 16, 2016 • Psych Central

    An article about a middle school-based mental health program developed by Ann Lippincott from UCSB and then evaluated by other researchers at GGSE (Hannah Weisman and Maryam Kia-Keating).

  • Monday, October 10, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about TEP alumna Manjot Singh being honored Nov. 5 with a Distinguished New Educator award from the Santa Barbara County Education Office’s Salute to Teacher’s gala

  • Sunday, September 25, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about a Santa Barbara Town Hall that featured Matt Quirk of CCSP as a panelist.

  • Thursday, September 22, 2016 • Houston Chronicle

    Emeritus professor Russell Rumberger cited in a story about a new Houston program offering dropouts a second chance.

  • Thursday, September 15, 2016 • UCSB GradPost

    An article about incoming graduate students to UCSB features two new CCSP students--Alyssa Hufana and Sam del Castillo.

  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016 • UCSB Current

    An article about UCSB sociology professor Victor Rios, who is among four presenters in PBS series of TED Talks on innovative approaches to education. One of his research collaborators is Rebeca Mireles-Rios.

  • Thursday, September 8, 2016 • Santa Barbara Independent

    An article featuring UCSB TEP alum Amir Abo-Shaeer, founder of the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy (DPEA). The DPEA is one of several schools featured in a WGBH Boston and Nova series airing next week, ​School of the Future, which takes an in-depth look at changing educational landscapes across the country. Abo-Shaeer also has been invited to the 2nd Annual White House Next Generation High School Summit, held on September 12 in Washington, D.C.

  • Tuesday, September 6, 2016 • EdWeek

    In article that discusses the work of Michael Gottfried, who has recently found that young children without disabilities are negatively affected when they're educated in the same classrooms as students with emotional and behavioral disabilities.

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 • EdWeek

    An article about a growing body of research that suggests student mobility may be a key indicator to identifying vulnerable students and keeping them on a path to academic achievement quotes Russell Rumberger.

  • Tuesday, August 9, 2016 • Teachers College Record

    An article by Michael Furlong, et al. is freely available this week (Aug. 9-16, 2016) on Teachers College Record. A body of research has emerged during the past three decades focusing on how students engage in the schooling process and the broader positive developmental outcomes associated with high levels of engagement and lower involvement in high-risk behaviors.

  • Wednesday, August 3, 2016 • American Enterprise Institute

    A policy brief written by Hunter Gehlbach, with Carly Robinson, examining an intervention that improves teacher-student relationships by showing teachers and students what they have in common; the study found that when teachers saw similarities between themselves and their students, the achievement gap was reduced by more than 60 percent.

  • Monday, August 1, 2016 • AMSTAT News

    An interview with Department of Education alumna Monica Dabos about her NSF-funded program Training a New Generation of Statistics Educators (TANGO Stat Ed), which matches university faculty with community college statistics teachers.

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