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Christina Christie to give the lecture “Why Evaluation Theory Should be Used to Inform Evaluation Policy” on Wednesday, February 26

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Christina (Tina) Christie, chair and professor in the Department of Education at UCLA, will give the lecture “Why Evaluation Theory Should be Used to Inform Evaluation Policy” on Wednesday, February 26 from 12 pm – 1 pm in Education 4108. The free event is presented by The Department of Education, the Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences (QMSS) interdisciplinary Ph.D. emphasis, and the Policy Goes to School lecture series.

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The Gevirtz School announces nine 2020 Dr. J Student Teacher Fellows

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The Teacher Education Program at the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at UC Santa Barbara has named its 2020 Dr. J Student Teacher Fellows:

Christian Banuelos
Connor Cox
Becky Dressen
Noelle Ferrer
Natalie O’Sullivan
Morgan Remy
Samantha Rojas
Bridget Sandoval
Kevin Valdez

The Dr. J Student Teacher Fellowship honors the legacy of Dr. Richard Jamgochian, former Director...

Register to attend or present at the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education Research Symposium

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The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education will hold its first Research Symposium on Friday, April 3 from 9 am to 5 pm in the Education Building and the Intercollegiate Athletics Building. This will be the first of a series of interdepartmental research conferences, and the theme of the event is building an interdisciplinary community. The goal of this research symposium is to provide a space for students and faculty to showcase their own work...

Faculty, students, and alumni from the Gevirtz School present at the 2020 annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists

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Faculty and students from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School will take major roles in several events at the annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) in Baltimore, MD from February 18-21. The National Association of School Psychologists represents and supports school psychology through leadership to enhance the mental health and educational competence of all children. Its annual conference brings together...

Student Profile: Raheem Jessop Works To Help More Black Students Earn PhDs

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This week we caught up with Raheem Jessop, a second year PhD student in the Department of Education with a concentration on Culture and Development. His research looks at college decision-making among African American high school students and analyzes the factors that make them choose between a Predominantly White Institution (PWI) and a Historically Black College or University. Raheem graduated from Morehouse College in 2017 and he uses his...

SCWriP Technology Writing Institute Welcomes K-16 Teachers to UCSB, June 25-26

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The South Coast Writing Project (SCWriP) invites teachers of all grade levels who are interested in designing digital writing projects for their students to the UC Santa Barbara campus on Friday, June 26-Saturday, June 27, 2020. This year’s theme is "20 for 20: Ideas Old and New to Teach Writing with Technology." The Technology Institute will span 9:00 am-3:00 pm both days on the fourth floor of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education in...

The Gevirtz School to hold a Teacher Education Research Symposium with researchers from Japan on February 19

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The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education will be holding the Teacher Education Research Symposium on Tuesday, February 19 at 2 pm in ED 4205. This symposium—which is free and open to the public—will consist of two lectures discussing current issues in teacher education policy and practice in the United States and in Japan.

A visiting team of researchers from Japan will present their study entitled, “Comparative Study of Standards-Based...

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