Community Relations

The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education--the dean, faculty, students, and staff--are vital members of Santa Barbara County, the state, and the international education community:

  • Providing research in best practices to school superintendents, principals, and teachers
  • Providing student teachers for K-12 classrooms to learn from master teachers and to mentor young minds
  • Operating summer institutes in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) disciplines to bring the newest research to master teachers
  • Operating summer institutes to provide expertise for master teachers to integrate Common Core Standards
  • Operating summer institutes for high schools students to develop their interest in joining the teaching profession
  • Providing educational learning and teaching opportunities for international students and international faculty
  • Building essential links and partnerships with the business community and the non-profit sector to create opportunities that will enhance students and their families
  • Bringing Gevirtz School faculty to the community to discuss their cutting edge research that will improve the lives of the community