Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

Arun Rasiah, visiting scholar at the Gevirtz School, to give the talk “‘Think for Yourself’: Malcolm X and the Politics of Critical Thinking” on August 29

Arun Rasiah, Associate Professor and Director of Liberal Studies at Holy Names University in Oakland, will give the free public lecture “‘Think for Yourself”: Malcolm X and the Politics of Critical Thinking” on Thursday, August 29 from 12 – 1 pm in Education 4108 on the UCSB campus. Rasiah, currently a visiting scholar at the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at UCSB, is working this year on a project entitled “The Pedagogy of Malcolm X:...

Dean Milem Joins Board of Directors for Partners in Education

Dr. Jeff Milem, Dean and Professor at UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School of Education, has joined the Board of Directors for the Santa Barbara County Education Office (SBCEO) Partners in Education (Partners).

Partners connects businesses and individuals with schools and youth-serving nonprofit organizations that serve them, in order to improve public education in ways that support a more vibrant economy, the health of our community and...

The Gevirtz School Awards 28 Doctorates in 2018-19

Twenty-eight doctoral candidates from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education took part in graduation ceremonies in the academic year 2018-19. Listed below are the new CCSP and ED Ph.D.s and their dissertation titles.

 

 

 

 

Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology (CCSP)

Stephanie Elyse Adams, “How School Support, Protects LGBTQ Students from Attacks on Their Identity”

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The Gevirtz School awarded $1.1 million NSF grant to prepare high-quality science teachers for high-need school districts

Darby Feldwinn of the Departments of Education and Chemistry at UC Santa Barbara is the lead PI for a new, five-year National Science Foundation Noyce Teacher Scholarship grant for $1,134,605. The project, entitled COASTAL: Collaboration for Opportunities in and Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning, aims to serve the national need to prepare high-quality science teachers for high-need school districts. The Co-PIs on the award are Julie...

Faculty and students from the Gevirtz School take part in events at the 2019 Annual American Psychological Association Convention

American Psychological Association
2019 Annual Convention
August 8-August 11, 2019, Chicago, IL Participants from The Gevirtz School  

Thursday, August 8

10 am – 10:50 am
Melissa L. Morgan-Consoli
“Global Psychologies and Political Crises—Changes, Developments, Challenges”
Symposium
Division 52-International Psychology; Co-List: 17, 34, 39, APA Committee on International...

Student Profile: Corinna Klein helps provide access to effective mental health care

Corinna Klein is a doctoral student with an emphasis in Clinical Psychology under the supervision of Dr. Miya Barnett. She received her B.A. from UCSB in 2012. Prior to completing her B.A., she worked in a residential treatment center for women with chemical dependency and histories of trauma exposure. She completed a Master's degree in Social Work at UCLA in 2017. During her Master's, Corinna specialized in school social work, providing...

Teacher educators and candidates present at National Science Foundation (NSF) Noyce Summit in Washington D.C.

At UCSB, The Gevirtz School offers Noyce courses and scholarships to students pursuing a teaching credential in math or science. The shorthand reflects services in partnership with The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program whose mission is to integrate education and research to support the development of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce with cutting-edge capabilities. The program seeks to...

Danielle Harlow a co-organizer of 2019 Physics Education Research Conference that features GGSE students and alumni

Danielle Harlow of UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School was one of the organizers of the 2019 Physics Education Research Conference (PERC) held in Provo, Utah July 24 and 25. The conference, with the theme “Physics Outside of the Classroom: Teaching, Learning, and Cultural Engagement in Informal Physics Environments,” also featured presentations by current Gevirtz School students and alumni.

One UC Santa Barbara major presentation was...

Margaret Boyer awarded a 2019 Gelso Psychotherapy Research Grant

Margaret Boyer, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology at UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School, has been awarded the 2019 Charles J. Gelso, Ph.D., Psychotherapy Research Grant. Her research proposal, entitled Measuring Vagal Tone in Psychotherapy: A Feasibility Study, emerged as one of the top three proposals and will be funded. The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy will present Boyer with...

Heidi Zetzer takes part in two panels on psychotherapy research in Argentina

Heidi Zetzer, Director of the Hosford Clinic at UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School, took part in two panels at the 50th Annual International Meeting for Psychotherapy Research in Buenos Aires, Argentina July 3-6. The Society for Psychotherapy Research is an international, multidisciplinary scientific association devoted to research on psychotherapy. SPR encourages the development of research on psychotherapy as well as aims to support and...

The Gevirtz School appoints Richard Durán Associate Dean and Faculty Equity Advisor

Jeffrey Milem, Dean of the Gevirtz School at UC Santa Barbara, has appointed Dr. Richard Durán as the school’s first Faculty Equity Advisor and Associate Dean. The appointment fulfills a mandate from UCSB’s Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor to create these positions that can support departmental efforts to enhance equity, diversity, and inclusion in such areas as faculty recruitment, faculty advancement and retention, and community...

Project RISE co-hosts an all-day LGBTQ+ Sampling Methodology Think Tank

Towards the close of Pride Month, UC Santa Barbara researchers collaborated with those at Palo Alto University to lead a nationwide dialogue on LGBTQ+ sampling methodology.

To advance the science on sexual orientation and gender identity-related issues, the UC Santa Barbara-housed Project RISE (Research and Interventions for Sexual and Gender Minority Empowerment) and The Center for LGBTQ Evidence-Based Applied Research (CLEAR) at Palo...

UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School named top twenty Educational Psychology Graduate Program

Successful Student recently named the Gevirtz School at UC Santa Barbara the 19th best (and 13th best at a public university) Educational Psychology Graduate Program. The ranking is for the School Psychology (Educational Psychology) program at UCSB, within the Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology (CCSP). It is particularly notable that CCSP was included in the analysis, as School Psychology is often excluded from...

Pleasant Valley School District Provides Summer Writing Program at CLU for 100 Students in Partnership with South Coast Writing Project of UCSB

Pleasant Valley School District (PVSD) is partnering with the South Coast Writing Project (SCWriP) at University of California, Santa Barbara to put on a summer writing program at Cal Lutheran University (CLU) for students entering grades 4-8 in the district.

The program, called Young Writers Camp (YWC), runs July 8 - July 19, Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm with chaperoned bus transportation provided for all students to CLU....

Alumnus Andrew Choi selected for two highly-competitive 2019 APA awards

Andrew Choi, recent graduate from the Gevirtz School at UC Santa Barbara, has won the Section for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues (SLGBTi) Outstanding Graduate Student Award for 2019 (APA Division 17). Choi also has been selected for the 2019 Barbara Smith & Jewell E. Horvat Graduate Student Award for Research with Queer People of Color (QPOC) from the Society for the Psychological Studies of Culture, Ethnicity and Race (APA...

Methods U attracts over 80 researchers to UC Santa Barbara to learn a range of research methods

The second annual Methods U—housed in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education—provided multi-day intensive workshops focused on specific methodological topics June 17-19 on the UC Santa Barbara campus. Over 80 graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and early career faculty from around the globe attended, receiving rigorous preparation of advanced methodological approaches to research.

Dr. Karen Nylund-Gibson, Associate Professor...

Rio School District Provides Summer Writing Program at CSUCI for 75 Students in Partnership with South Coast Writing Project of UCSB

Rio School District (RSD) is partnering with the South Coast Writing Project (SCWriP) at UC Santa Barbara to put on a summer writing program at Cal State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) for English Language students entering grades 3-8 in the district.

The program, called Young Writers Camp (YWC), runs June 17 - June 28, Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm. About nine students designated as English Language Learners were chosen...

Gevirtz Students Awarded Dissertation Grants from Chicano Studies Institute

Gevirtz School Ph.D. candidates, Odelia Simon and Jacob Kirksey, have been awarded with Graduate Dissertation Research Awards from the Chicano Studies Institute (CSI) at UC Santa Barbara. These grants help support the dissertation expenses of doctoral students whose research studies have the potential for adding to our understanding of the Latinx experience in the United States. Past awards have been granted to students in an array of...

Stephanie Arguera coordinates two more mural paintings by Isla Vista’s St. George Youth Center

Stephanie Arguera of UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School helped to coordinate two mural painting projects at Isla Vista’s St. George Youth Center (SGYC) in Estero Park; the mural had its ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, June 21. As a graduate student from the Department of Education, Arguera has been working with the Center for the past four years on a project that grew from a traditional maker space project into a community involvement project...

Commencement 19 Profile: Jessica Robles on bilingual education, mindfulness, and growth mindsets

Jessica Robles graduated last weekend from the UCSB Teacher Education Program with a multiple subject teaching credential. Robles will go on to teach at Solvang Elementary School next academic year, but before she does, she answered some of our questions. Congratulations, Jessica!

GGSE: What did you like most learning about? What topics did you find particularly intriguing?
Robles:
What I liked learning the most...

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