This news feed chronicles the Gevirtz School's impactful partnerships with fellow scholars, practitioners, and colleagues in the Santa Barbara community and region as we work to serve as a leader in education locally, in the State of California, and beyond.

LAUNCH 20223-2024 cover

LAUNCH, the annual magazine of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, features our faculty, students, staff, awards and honors, and listings of fellowships and the donor honor roll.


ReLAUNCH 2023-2024

ReLAUNCH, the annual research magazine of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, features highlights of our major research initiatives and grant awards.

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Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj

Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj Co-Authors EdResearch for Action Brief on English Learners and Immigrant-Origin Students

Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj, Associate Professor in the Department of Education at UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School, and Adam Strom, from Re-imagining Migration, co-authored the brief “Promoting School Success for Immigrant-Origin Students,” released by Results for America and the Annenberg Institute at Brown University.

GGSE News > Dept. of Education

Lucy Arellano

The Transformative Impact of Latinx Faculty-Student Relationships at Community Colleges

Lucy Arellano, Associate Professor in the Department of Education at the Gevirtz School, has an article in the April Hispanic Outlook on Education Education Magazine, discussing the transformative impact of Latinx faculty and student relationships at community colleges. 


Royce Olarte 2024 Grad Slam Runner-Up

Education Ph.D. Candidate Royce Olarte Earns Runner-Up Prize for  Grad Slam 2024

Royce Olarte, a Ph.D. candidate in Mathematics Education in the Gevirtz School Department of Education, earned the Runner-Up award and a $1,000 prize in the Final Round of the UC Santa Barbara 2024 Grad Slam research presentation competition held on April 5.

GGSE News > Dept. of Education

Koegel Autism Center

Undiagnosed Autism in Teens and Adults Can Lead to Mental Health Issues

Teens and adults who have undiagnosed autism (autism spectrum disorder / ASD) can struggle with symptoms that may lead to depression, anxiety and self-harm, according to the UCSB Koegel Autism Center at the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education. 


GGSE News > Koegel Autism Center

2023 Commencement Student Speaker: Chris Chien

Congratulations to Chris Chien from the Teacher Education Program! Chris was the 2023 Commencement Student Speaker at the Graduate Division Ceremony on June 16th.

The Gevirtz School In the News

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Gevirtz Alumnus Gregory Wolf Named 2024 California Teacher of the Year

Teacher Education Program alumnus Greg Wolf (M.Ed., SST, '13), who teaches history, political science and psychology at Santa Ynez Valley Union High School, was named a 2024 California Teacher of the Year, earning the highest state recognition a teacher can receive. 

GGSE in the News > Alumni

Chloe Zhang graduates with a doctorate in school psychology and a passion for helping children from marginalized communities

GGSE in the News > Dept. of Counseling, Clinical & School Psychology

Young poets flex their writing chops at Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School in Oxnard

GGSE in the News > Teacher Education Program

Daisy Estrada Ochoa Shares Her Journey from McKinley Elementary Preschooler to Principal

GGSE in the News > Alumni, Teacher Education Program

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