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March 14, 2022

  • 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...

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  • Lindita Djokovic
    Lindita Djokovic, a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology emphasis, studies mental disparities among underserved communities (i.e., ethnic minorities), identifying culturally sensitive trauma interventions, and psychosocial responses...
  • Sheila Modir, Jeff Kashou, and the book The Proudest Color
    Sheila Modir (Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, Ph.D., ’17), alumna of UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School—along with Jeff Kashou, LMFT and illustrator Monica Mikai —has written The Proudest Color (Workman Publishing,...

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January 31, 2022

  • Richard Durán
    Richard Durán of UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Education (NAEd). As an honorific society, the Academy consists of U.S. members and international associates—fewer than 300...

January 27, 2022