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  • the 2019 President's Educator Fellows

    The 2019 President's Educator Fellows (l-r): Clarissa Torres, Yoli Galavdon, Esmeralda Rojas, Courtney Malafronte, Abigail Wever (not pictured: Jason Dai, Monique Melgoza)

    Gevirtz Graduate School of Education Teacher Education Program students Jason Dai (single subject credential, Mathematics), Yoli Galvadon (single subject credential, English), multiple subject credential candidates Courtney Malafronte,...
  • Christopher Salem

    Christopher Salem, one of the two Dorman Commons Fellows for 2018-19

    Christopher Salem, a student in the Department of Education, and Kiara-Nabil Cortez, who is working on her multiple subject teaching credential in the Teacher Education Program, were awarded 2018-2019 Dorman Commons Fellowships. This fund...

March 12, 2019

  • Best Grad Schools badge
    In its just published 2020 list of the top graduate school of education in the country, U.S. News & World Reports ranked UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School number 53. The graduate school ranks number 38 among public...
  • Bertin Solis with a student in the UCSB McNair Scholars Program

    Bertin Solis (l) with a student in the UCSB McNair Scholars Program, a program that supports undergraduate students historically underrepresented in higher education pursue research and Ph.D.s. Solis was part of the program as an undergrad and now serves as a graduate mentor.

    This week we caught up with Bertin Solis, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Education at UC Santa Barbara with an emphasis in Culture and Development working with his advisor Professor Richard Duran. Solis earned a BA in Sociology and...

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  • 2019 Fellowship Breakfast
    UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School held its 2018-19 Fellowship Breakfast on Wednesday, January 16 at The Club on the UCSB campus. The event was a school-wide celebration and recognition of the students who have received fellowships for the...

February 7, 2019

  • Omar Espinoza is training the next generation of digital natives to be skilled and confident content creators. He graduated from the Teacher Education Program in 2016 with a M.Ed. and a multiple subject teaching credential and currently...
  • finger painting young student
    The teacher shortage in California has become dire. Just checkout the RAND report “Teacher Shortages in California: Status, Sources, and Potential Solutions” (Darling-Hammond, Sutcher, Carver-Thomas), which claims: “About 90% of principals...
  • Ann Kwong
    To say that Department of Education doctoral student Ann Wai-Yee Kwong is a passionate advocate in the fight for inclusive education (and work places) is practically an understatement. Last year she was invited to give two talks at the...
  • Adriana Sánchez
    Like many of her peers, Adriana Sánchez’s journey to UCSB was not without adversity. After graduating high school in Simi Valley, she enrolled at Cal State Monterey Bay but found herself struggling with being so far away from family. “I...