Science Mathematics Initiative

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Program for

K12 Teacher
Undergraduate Student

Experience Type

Teacher Professional Development


Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE)

SMI is a program to recruit and mentor pre-service secondary science and mathematics teachers. The program includes coursework and placement in local classrooms. Students are placed in the following schools: Adams, Brandon, Carpinteria Family, Cesar Chavez, Cleveland, El Camino, Ellwood, Foothill, Franklin, Harding, Hollister, Isla Vista, Kellogg, La Patera, McKinley, Monroe, Monte Vista, Peabody, Roosevelt, Summerland, and Washington. Students are also placed at the following high schools: Dos Pueblos, San Marcos and Santa Barbara.