Gevirtz School in the News

  • Thursday, October 27, 2016 • Daily Nexus

    An article about the mental health program for schoolchildren developed by former TEP instructor Ann Lippincott, which was also positively evaluated by the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology.

  • Thursday, October 20, 2016 • Santa Barbara Independent

    An interview with George Yatchisin, GGSE communications coordinator, about his new poetry chapbook Feast Days (Flutter Press, 2016).

  • Thursday, October 20, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    Teacher Education alum Kevin Baldizon is awarded a distinguished mentor award from the Santa Barbara County Education Office.

  • Monday, October 17, 2016 • Asbury Park Press

    Russell Rumberger is quoted in a story about high school graduation rates.

  • Monday, October 17, 2016 • The Atlantic

    Article examines issues surrounding children's mental health, cititng Mental Health Matters program developed and evaluated by GGSE faculty and students.

  • Sunday, October 16, 2016 • Psych Central

    An article about a middle school-based mental health program developed by Ann Lippincott from UCSB and then evaluated by other researchers at GGSE (Hannah Weisman and Maryam Kia-Keating).

  • Monday, October 10, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about TEP alumna Manjot Singh being honored Nov. 5 with a Distinguished New Educator award from the Santa Barbara County Education Office’s Salute to Teacher’s gala

  • Sunday, September 25, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about a Santa Barbara Town Hall that featured Matt Quirk of CCSP as a panelist.

  • Thursday, September 22, 2016 • Houston Chronicle

    Emeritus professor Russell Rumberger cited in a story about a new Houston program offering dropouts a second chance.

  • Thursday, September 15, 2016 • UCSB GradPost

    An article about incoming graduate students to UCSB features two new CCSP students--Alyssa Hufana and Sam del Castillo.

  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016 • UCSB Current

    An article about UCSB sociology professor Victor Rios, who is among four presenters in PBS series of TED Talks on innovative approaches to education. One of his research collaborators is Rebeca Mireles-Rios.

  • Thursday, September 8, 2016 • Santa Barbara Independent

    An article featuring UCSB TEP alum Amir Abo-Shaeer, founder of the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy (DPEA). The DPEA is one of several schools featured in a WGBH Boston and Nova series airing next week, ​School of the Future, which takes an in-depth look at changing educational landscapes across the country. Abo-Shaeer also has been invited to the 2nd Annual White House Next Generation High School Summit, held on September 12 in Washington, D.C.

  • Tuesday, September 6, 2016 • EdWeek

    In article that discusses the work of Michael Gottfried, who has recently found that young children without disabilities are negatively affected when they're educated in the same classrooms as students with emotional and behavioral disabilities.

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 • EdWeek

    An article about a growing body of research that suggests student mobility may be a key indicator to identifying vulnerable students and keeping them on a path to academic achievement quotes Russell Rumberger.

  • Tuesday, August 9, 2016 • Teachers College Record

    An article by Michael Furlong, et al. is freely available this week (Aug. 9-16, 2016) on Teachers College Record. A body of research has emerged during the past three decades focusing on how students engage in the schooling process and the broader positive developmental outcomes associated with high levels of engagement and lower involvement in high-risk behaviors.

  • Wednesday, August 3, 2016 • American Enterprise Institute

    A policy brief written by Hunter Gehlbach, with Carly Robinson, examining an intervention that improves teacher-student relationships by showing teachers and students what they have in common; the study found that when teachers saw similarities between themselves and their students, the achievement gap was reduced by more than 60 percent.

  • Monday, August 1, 2016 • AMSTAT News

    An interview with Department of Education alumna Monica Dabos about her NSF-funded program Training a New Generation of Statistics Educators (TANGO Stat Ed), which matches university faculty with community college statistics teachers.

  • Monday, July 18, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about a $1.3 million grant by the Institute of Education Science, UCSB researchers led by Michael Furlong, a professor in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, will conduct a four-year study involving 140,000 California high school students to refine and validate the Social Emotional Health Survey for use in schools.

  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016 • UCSB Current

    An article about GGSE researchers, led by Michael Furlong, getting a $1.3 million grant for screening to measure emotional health of high school students.

  • Monday, July 11, 2016 • Asbury Park Press

    An article that cites the work of Russell Rumberger on the high costs of student suspensions.

  • Wednesday, July 6, 2016 • Lisa.FM Thrive!

    A podcast of Lisa Osborn's interview with Dr. Lynn Koegel, to find out more about the Pivotal Response Treatment therapy she and her husband, Dr. Robert Koegel, developed during their 30 years of working in the field.

  • Tuesday, July 5, 2016 • The Californian

    An article about Tina McEnroe (alumna) and Paul McEnroe, both generous donors to the school, receiving honorary doctorates from Cal Poly.

  • Saturday, June 25, 2016 • Los Angeles Times

    A lead Los Angeles Times editorial cites Professor Russell Rumberger and his work on graduation rates and dropouts.

  • Friday, June 24, 2016 • KCLU

    An article about Drs. Robert & Lynn Koegel receiving an award for their extensive work on autism intervention from the Association of Behavior Analysis.

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about Drs. Robert & Lynn Koegel receiving an award for their extensive work on autism intervention from Association of Behavior Analysis.