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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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UCSB Psychology Experts Help Educators Support Students Facing Trauma

Adverse and potentially traumatic experiences are too common among school-age children, leaving teachers, administrators and staff struggling to help students. In response to the growing need during and following the pandemic, UCSB researchers have formed a university-community partnership with local educators and the James S. Bower Foundation to develop practices that promote resilience and thriving.

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

Koegel Autism Center Holds 3rd Annual "Unmasking Through Art" Neurodivergent-Curated Art Show

Koegel Autism Center Holds 3rd Annual Neurodivergent-Curated Art Show on December 7

The Koegel Autism Center and members of the Creative Club and Community invite everyone to "Unmasking Through Art," UCSB’s 3nd annual neurodivergent-curated art show, by and for those who think differently.

GGSE News > Koegel Autism Center

UC Santa Barbara Gevirtz School Department of Education Holds Open House

Department of Education Holds Virtual Open House on November 17, 2023

The Department of Education at UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School will hold a virtual Open House for prospective students on Friday, November 17, 2023 from 10-11 am on Zoom. The event will also feature a Q&A.


GGSE News > Dept. of Education

Gevirtz Graduate School of Education CCSP Research Festival 2023

CCSP Research Festival 2023

The Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology Research Festival is Monday, November 13, 2023

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

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.

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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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