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  • The Gevirtzes, Paul Orfalea, and Jules Zimmer in 2000

    Don and Marilyn Gevirtz, Paul Orfalea, and Jules Zimmer upon the naming of the school after the Gevirtzes in 2000

    UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School laments the passing of Jules Zimmer, Dean of the School from 1993-2004. Dr. Zimmer passed on April 9, 2022 at the age of 91. Zimmer was a professor in UCSB’s Department of Education from 1970 until 2004....

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  • the 2021-22 Dr. J Fellows

    The 2021-22 Dr. J Fellows: (top, l-r) Darlene Arenivas, Lunah Lee, Mateo Ochoa, Giselle Rivera; (bottom, l-r) Olivia Stehlin, Lidia Tapia Romero, Clara Thomann, Michael Zheng

    The Teacher Education Program at the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at UC Santa Barbara has named its 2021 Dr. J Student Teacher Fellows: Multiple Subject Credential Candidates Darlene Arenivas Mateo Ochoa Lidia Tapia Romero...
  • Jennie Rodriguez
    Jennie Rodriguez is the recipient of the 2022 Martha Aldridge Promise Award. Talkin is pursuing a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and a master’s degree in education in the Teacher Education Program. Martha Aldridge was a UCSB staff...

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  • Ana Mercado
    Ana Mercado of UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School has been chosen as the 2022 Dr. Sabrina Tuyay Memorial Fellow recipient. This fellowship acknowledges teacher candidates who have shown a commitment to providing thoughtful literacy and...

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  • Michelle Iwasaki with prop Milken check

    2021 Milken Award winner Michelle Iwasaki (center); photo credit Milken Family Foundation

    Alumna Michelle Iwasaki of UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School has won a Milken Educator Award and $25,000 to spend however she wishes. Iwasaki is an academic coach at Kalihi Kai Elementary School in Honolulu, Hawaii. At an all-school...

March 1, 2022