Gevirtz School in the News

  • Monday, April 6, 2020 • Re-Imagining Migration

    An interview with CCSP's Dr. Maryam Kia-Keating about the particular issues and challenges that immigrant and refugee students will face during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Thursday, April 2, 2020 • American Psychological Association

    The pandemic has led to a series of losses, from our sense of safety to our social connections to our financial security. CCSP's Erika Felix is one of the psychologists in this article who helps point to ways we can heal.

  • Wednesday, March 18, 2020 • KEYT 3

    A TV segment from earlier this week captures TEP alum Justin Pierce (MST, M.Ed. '11) reading remotely to his students at Cold Springs School in Montecito.

  • Tuesday, March 17, 2020 • Psychology Today

    CCSP alumna Helen Neville and a large number of co-authors write a helpful article explaining the psychology of radical healing and why it may be a helpful resource for many Communities of Color in these times.

  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020 • NUVO News

    Emeritus Professor Russell Rumberger is quoted in a story discussing a proposed Indiana law that would make passing a high school equivalency test on the same level as graduating from high school.Rumberger rebukes the idea that passing a high school equivalency exam offers the same value as graduating high school, pointing to research that links a diploma to more job opportunities and higher annual earnings.

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020 • Staten Island Advance

    An article based on research by the GGSE's Michael Gottfried and Jacob Kirksey discusses how offering breakfast to students during the regular school day can significantly reduce chronic absenteeism.

  • Thursday, February 6, 2020 • Santa Barbara Independent

    An article about the social-emotional learning program at Harding School, overseen by CCSP graduate student Chloe Zhang, that helps students cope, open up, and socialize.

  • Monday, January 27, 2020 • KEYT

    An article and photo about the 2019-20 Fellowship Breakfast.

  • Monday, January 20, 2020 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    A story about the Santa Barbara County Psychological Association (SBCPA) holding its annual board installation and presenting its 2020 Legacy Awards mentions that Heidi Zetzer was given the Legacy Award for Mentoring and Clinical Supervision and that Anna Krasno was named a social committee chair.

  • Tuesday, January 14, 2020 • City-County Observer

    Emeritus Professor Russell Rumberger is quoted in a story about graduation rates and rate reporting at an Indianapolis high school.

  • Friday, December 20, 2019 • NBC News

    An article about the documentary The Pushouts, featuring Victor Rios of Sociology and Rebeca Mireles-Rios of Education, which air s on PBS on Friday, Dec. 20, as part of Latino Public Broadcasting’s VOCES series.

  • Tuesday, December 17, 2019 • The Counseling Psychologist Podcast

    Dr. Alison Cerezo and her co-authors Ms. Meredith Holmes and Mx. Derek Ching discuss the TCP article "Minority Stress and Drinking: Connecting Race, Gender Identity, and Sexual Orientation" in an episode of The Counseling Psychologist podcast series. The podcast is hosted by Editor Elect Bryan Kim, a GGSE alumnus.

  • Thursday, December 12, 2019 • Tania Israel's Website

    This post features both a video of Congressman Salud Carbajal presenting Dr. Tania Israel with the award and a video of Israel's acceptance speech, calling for all of us to realize our inner Woman of the Year.

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019 • Education Week

    A blog post by the Department of Education's Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj, who has taken over Rick Hess's Straight Up Blog for the week.

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019 • PBS.ORG

    An article about the documentary The Pushouts, featuring Victor Rios of Sociology and Rebeca Mireles-Rios of Education, which will air on PBS on Friday, Dec. 20, as part of Latino Public Broadcasting’s VOCES series.

  • Thursday, November 21, 2019 • UCSB Current

    An article about Destination College Advising Corps--a program that puts recent college graduates to work as advisers in underserved high schools--mentions that it hopes to connect its advisers to the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, where they hope the advisers will expand their leadership development in K12 and/or higher education. The article also quotes Dept. of Education alumna Dr. Micaela Morgan, K-12 programs director for the UCSB Office of Educational Partnerships.

  • Friday, November 15, 2019 • ABC News

    Dr. Erika Felix is quoted in a story that discusses who to provide mental health support to people who have been present for shootings like the recent one at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita.

  • Thursday, November 7, 2019 • Santa Barbara Independent

    An article about the PEAC Community Fellows program in TEP, particularly featuring Alejandrina and Maria Lorenzano.

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019 • Chalkbeat

    An article about the pressures felt by students applying for NYC high school admissions cites the work of Associate Professor Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj, which suggests the city should consider the experiences of counselors to make the process smoother and improve outcomes.

  • Monday, October 28, 2019 • School Library Journal

    An article about how to engage non-talkative students features the research of Department of Education Assistant Professor Rachel Lambert. In particular Lambert has focused her work in math education on improving experiences for students on the margins—particularly those with disabilities—by focusing on equitable talking time.

  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019 • KCRW

    A radio news piece about the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy features its director Amir Abo-Shaeer, TEP alumnus.

  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019 • Santa Barbara Independent

    An article about TEP alumna Kim Johnson (SST Mathematics, M.Ed. '99) and her work with her husband Jack funding the Explore Ecology initiative, which is hosting the Santa Barbara Edible Education Symposium on October 11 and 12.

  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019 • Philadelphia Inquirer

    The Department of Education's Michael Gottfried is quoted in a story about the perils of truancy.

  • Thursday, September 19, 2019 • Santa Barbara Independent

    An article about the Santa Barbara program Notes for Notes references a study by CCSP doctoral student Joshua Sheltzer that found that the continued exposure to music in the studio setting helped young people develop critical social and performance skills, and perhaps more important, a greater sense of self-confidence and identity.

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2019 • HeyTutor

    UC Santa Barbara was named the 4th most diverse large public university according to a HeyTutor analysis of National Center for Education Statistics Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).