Gevirtz School in the News

  • Wednesday, July 1, 2020 • The 21st (Illinois Public Media)

    A radio interview with CCSP alumna Helen Neville, professor of Educational Psychology and African American Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, who discusses racism as a public health crisis and diversity issues related to well-being.

  • Friday, June 26, 2020 • Santa Barbara Independent

    Alumna Sky Adams (TEP, SST/Biology, M.Ed., '16) has been named the first women director of Santa Barbara High School’s award-winning Computer Science Academy.

  • Thursday, June 18, 2020 • American Psychological Association

    An article/interview with CCSP's Andrés Consoli, who wants to elevate the training protocols for psychologists who plan to treat Spanish speakers in the United States, an ambitious project given how few American psychologists speak Spanish in the first place.

  • Saturday, June 13, 2020 • The New York Times

    CCSP's Tania Israel, author of the forthcoming book Beyond Your Bubble, is one expert quoted in a story about how family members with different political opinions can communicate effectively.

  • Friday, June 12, 2020 • Santa Barbara News-Press

    An interview with CCSP's Tania Israel about her frothcoming book Beyond Your Bubble: How to Connect Across the Political Divide.

  • Thursday, June 11, 2020 • UCSB Grad Post

    An article about Daina Tagavi, a doctoral student in CCSP, who has matched to the University of Washington's Psychology Internship Program.

  • Thursday, June 11, 2020 • Monterey Herald

    CCSP's Shane Jimerson (incorrectly called Imerson in the article) is quoted arguing for the support of the social, emotional, behavioral, mental health of students instead of a police presence as a better way to promote school safety, and promoting safe, supportive, and effective schools.

  • Tuesday, June 9, 2020 • UCSB The Current

    An article about UCSB graduating senior, first-generation student Caylin Carrillo, who will be atteding the Teacher Education Program starting this summer.

  • Friday, June 5, 2020 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about GGSE students volunteering as tutors, helping students in LAUSD as they do their schooling remotely.

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2020 • UCSB The Current

    An article about four graduate students at UC Santa Barbara have been awarded Fulbright Fellowships to conduct research abroad, icluding the Department of Education's Christopher Ozuna.

  • Monday, May 18, 2020 • Speak UP Board Watch

    An article about the iTutors Program, in which ten school psychology graduate students from UCSB are tutoring kids with moderate to severe disabilities.

  • Monday, May 4, 2020 • The Hechinger Report

    An article discussing the research of J. Jacob Kirksey, Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj, Michael A. Gottfried, Jennifer Freeman, and Christopher S. Ozuna, that discovered how increased immigration enforcement has harmed Latino math performance in many U.S. cities. The article interviews Department of Education PhD student Kirksey, who has just successfully defended his dissertation.

  • Friday, May 1, 2020 • Publishers Weekly

    An interview with CCSP Professor Tania Israel about her forthcoming book Beyond Your Bubble: How to Connect Across the Political Divide (APA, Aug.).

  • Friday, May 1, 2020 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about "Education and Applied Psychology in a Time of COVID-19: A Gevirtz School Journaling Project."

  • Friday, May 1, 2020 • CSUCI Presents: About Education (KZSB Radio)

    A recording of Dr. Erika Felix on "CSUCI Presents: About Education," which aired originally on KZSB radio on April 8, 2020. The show is hosted by Neil Kreisel.

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020 • UCSB Current

    An article about "Education and Applied Psychology in a Time of COVID-19: A Gevirtz School Journaling Project."

  • Monday, April 27, 2020 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about Dept of Education MA student Coco Miller, who was named the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table as the Scholar Athlete of the Year for UCSB. 

  • Wednesday, April 8, 2020 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about the first day of remote learning in SBUSD features Teacher Education Program alumnus Matt Moran (SST, M.Ed., '04) discussing how he was teaching his Dos Pueblos history classes.

  • 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.