Gevirtz School in the News

  • 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 doucmentary 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 proide 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 Commuity 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 • East Bay Express

    An article about The Pushouts--which features Dr. Victor Rios of Sociology and Dr. Rebeca Mireles-Rios of Education--as the film is about to air on PBS.

  • 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).

  • Wednesday, September 4, 2019 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about four Santa Barbara Unified School district alumni, all recent local college graduates, are inaugurating an innovative program that funds teacher training at UCSB for positions in Santa Barbara-area classrooms.

  • Tuesday, September 3, 2019 • Telemundo 52

    A video news item that features TEP alum Henry Galdámez (M.Ed., SST Mathematics '11) explaining the power of robotics, computing, and coding in junior high education.

  • Tuesday, September 3, 2019 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about students in the Santa Barbara Unified School District showing improvement in their emotional and behavioral health over the past year as a result of mental health services provided by the Family Service Agency and the Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse states that CCSP's Erika Felix performed the external evaluation of the services.

  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019 • East Oregonian

    A story about students riding a school bus early to school cites the research of Michael Gottfried that shows that when kindergarteners ride the bus to school, they miss fewer days and reduce their chances of being chronically absent, and have a higher chance at success in later grade levels.

  • Friday, August 23, 2019 • UCSB Current

    An article about PIPELINES (Problem-based Initiatives for Powerful Engagement and Learning In Naval Engineering and Science) discusses how its founding group included Professors Judith Green and Diana Arya, from the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, who studied the program design and learning experience with the ultimate goal of understanding how programs like PIPELINES support the development of student participants.

  • Wednesday, August 7, 2019 • Spectrum News 1

    A video segment featuring CCSP's Erika Felix, who joined The Beat on Spectrum News 1 with advice on how to talk with children and how to cope with our own emotions after mass shootings.

  • Friday, July 19, 2019 • CNBC Make It

    UC Santa Barbara chosen as one of the U.S. colleges that pay off the most in a ranking that spotlights 50 schools that provide students the highest average salaries for their tuition dollars. The UCSB write up says, "UCSB is known for its engineering, education and environmental studies programs."

  • Friday, July 19, 2019 • KCLU

    A radio news story about the South Coast Writing Project's Young Writers Camp.

  • Monday, July 8, 2019 • Stuff Mom Never Told You (Podcast)

    Dr. Tania Israel is one of the expert guests on a podcast that discusses what it means to be bisexual, the issues facing the community, and what we can do about them.

  • Monday, July 8, 2019 • Stuff Mom Never Told You (Podcast)

    Dr. Tania Israel is one of the expert guests on a podcast that discusses what it means to be bisexual, the issues facing the community, and what we can do about them.

  • Monday, July 8, 2019 • EdSource

    Emeritus professor Russell Rumberger was quoted in an aritcle discussing California considering creating a fifth year high school graduation rate; he expressed concern about the proposed move for mixing cohort numbers by including graduates from both 2017 and 2018.

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019 • UCSB Current

    An article about how Nicolasa Sandoval, GGSE alumna and Graduate Division commencement keynote speaker, used her own journey to inspire and uplift others.