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This Week: Looking Back on a Pandemic with the Doering Family

For the season finale of Schooled Radio, we interviewed the Doering family: a university technology specialist, a 3rd-grade teacher, a first-year high school student, and a graduating senior ready to begin university life. In this episode, we hear their perspectives on the challenges of the past year and how they responded individually, as well as collectively. Listen here.

From the Community, for the Community, with Ismael Paredes Ulloa

Ismael Paredes Ulloa is a Santa Barbara native and graduate of Santa Barbara schools. His passion is helping other first-generation students experience success in education through his work in the EOPS program at Santa Barbara City College. Listen here.

Teacher of the Year Frank Koroshec

So! Much! Energy! We couldn't fit everything into one episode. Join us for a special two-part show with San Marcos High School teacher Frank Koroshec, who was honored as the 2021 Teacher of the Year. Listen here.

Learning with the Laureate, Emma Trelles

April 13, 2021, Santa Barbara will celebrate poetry by inaugurating our city's 9th Poet Laureate, Emma Trelles!


The newest Santa Barbara Poet Laureate is not only a brilliant writer; she is also an educator, teaching composition and creative writing at Santa Barbara City College. Listen here.

Expanding Literacies with Diana Arya

We kick of the 3rd season of Schooled Radio by talking to Diana Arya, an associate professor in UCSB's Department of Education and Faculty Director of the McEnroe Reading Clinic. Arya’s research interests focus on the literacy practices and processes within K-12 science classrooms and professional scientific communities. Listen here.

Where Education and Psychology Meet with Dr. Heidi Zetzer

The ground floor of the Gevirtz School of Education at UCSB houses two thriving clinics which support the school's Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology program. We talk with Dr. Heidi Zetzer to learn more about these programs. We find out what positive psychology looks like and how students are learning to help others to heal and thrive. Listen here.

Voice from the School Board, Laura Capps

On this episode of Schooled Radio, we speak with Laura Capps, who is currently serving her second term on the Santa Barbara School Board. We talked with her about the challenges and opportunities facing the SBUSD and how the Board supports our schools. Listen here.

The Power of Radio with Professor Dick Flacks

For this KCSB Fund Drive edition of Schooled Radio, we talk with Professor Dick Flacks, host of KCSB's Culture of Protest. Culture of Protest is the longest running show on KCSB and grew from a love of music and appreciation for its power to transform. Listen here.

Libraries Just Keep Getting Better with Des Alaniz

Des Alaniz is the Evolving Workforce Librarian at UCSB. We learn what that means and how zines are finding a place in academia on this week's episode. Listen here.

Talking with Jenny Sperling about, Um, Sex

Let's talk about sex ed: who teaches what, and when, and how. This episode, we talk with Jenny Sperling, whose research included revisiting health class: going back to high school and—most importantly—listening to students to find out what they wish they were learning. Why is it so hard to create a good sex ed curriculum? And has sex ed during remote education gotten...better? Listen here.


Don Lubach on Being a Trusted Navigator (or, What is an Ombuds?)

This episode's guest is Don Lubach, whose vast experience in education and at UCSB led to his current role as Associate Ombuds, a "Trusted Navigator" in the university. Listen here.

Rebeca Mireles-Rios on Mentorship and Publicly-Engaged Scholarship

Our guest for this episode is Dr. Rebeca Mireles-Rios, an assistant professor in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education and the Director of the Center for Publicly Engaged Scholarship. Her research focuses on finding  community-based solutions to promoting mentorship opportunities for students and educational equity. We talk with her about two programs expanding connections between UCSB and the community: EXITO and the Center for Publicly Engaged Scholarship. Listen here

Researching Black Student Experiences at UCSB

In this episode of Schooled Radio, we talk with Dr. Jeremy Edwards, who recently completed his degree at UCSB's Gevirtz School. His research focuses on understanding the experience of Black students at the University of California, Santa Barbara. How well is UCSB doing in its efforts to recruit and retain Black students? Listen here.


Wine 101 with Larry Schaffer

For our New Year's Eve eve episode, Schooled Radio talks with winemaker Larry Schaffer about teaching people (and their palates) how to "appreciate" wine (and what does that really mean); how he has adapted tastings during COVID; his own journey as a winemaker; and how his role has expanded to include educating community leaders about the importance of wine in Santa Barbara County. Listen here.


David Starkey on teaching writing at Santa Barbara City College

Our talented friend David Starkey literally wrote the book on creative writing, and describes how distance learning may have helped students become more reflective readers. Listen here.

Professor Tania Israel on learning to bridge the political divide

Sure, we could just ignore people who have different views, but we could also learn how to connect (or stay connected) despite our differences. Professor Tania Israel shares some tips from her book "Beyond Your Bubble."  Listen here.

Cie Gumucio and California Poets in the Schools

Schooled Radio talks with Cie Gumucio, a poet and teacher through California Poets in the Schools. Since 1964, this program has brought published poets into elementary school classrooms. Listen here

Dean Jeffrey Milem, UCSB Givertz School of Education

This week, Schooled Radio talks with  Dr. Jeffrey Milem, Dean of UCSB's Givertz Graduate School of Education. Teaching about teaching look like? Listen here.

Keeping Young Students on Track with Erin Cavazos

Schooled Radio talks with  preschool teacher Erin Cavazos on keeping our littlest students on track and finding creative learning everywhere. Listen here.

Getting Ready for the Fast & Curious with Dean Jeffrey Milem

Even during a year of extraordinary challenges, the Gevirtz School at UCSB has been researching, documenting, and innovating. The Fast & Curious (virtual) event happening at the SB Public Library is a showcase for what's been happening. We also talk with Dean Milem about lessons from a challenging year and the work to be done. Listen here.

Next Level Mentorship with Dr. Adanari Zarate and ÉXITO

This week Schooled Radio talks to Dr. Adanari Zarate about her research on the educational experiences of students of color, sociocultural linguistics, and why ethnic studies is so important. Dr. Zarate is currently the Associate Director for the ÉXITO program at UC Santa Barbara. Listen here.  

Measuring Success with Dr. Tarek Azzam

Education is filled with passionate professionals who have ideas about what works best when it comes to teaching. How do we measure the success (or lack thereof) of new programs? How do we know if educational programs are working as intended? In this episode, Schooled Radio talks to UCSB's Dr. Tarek Azzam to find out. Listen here.

Santa Barbara Middle School with Jesse Wooten

Junior high is an infamously challenging time, for students and teachers alike. Or is it? We got stuck in the middle with Jesse Wooten from Santa Barbara Middle School and realized that maybe what we had needed all along was a really, really long bike ride. Listen here.

The Art of Education with SBMA's Patricia Hicks

Creativity in overdrive with Patsy Hicks from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, inspiring all ages to think and feel in new ways. Listen here.

Connecting with Wilderness Youth Project's Sharon Tollefson and Mario Mendez

Wilderness Youth Project is dedicated to helping students find their place in the natural world, learning confidence and a sense of community. We talk with Program Director Sharon Tollefson and Lead Program Staff Mario Mendez (pictured above) to learn how WYP is adapting their programs in the COVID era. We also talk with Cattie Yost, a WYP alum now living in Brooklyn. Listen here.

Wendy Sims-Moten on the SBUSD Board

During the second-part of our two-part interview with Wendy Sims-Moten, we talk about the role of the School Board in supporting equitable learning in our community. Listen here

First 5 with Wendy Sims-Moten

Starting strong with our two-part interview with Wendy Sims-Moten, we talk about the critical work being done by First 5 Santa Barbara County.  Listen here.

MOXI with Ron Skinner and Professor Danielle Harlow

Schooled Radio has MOXI! We talk about curiosity, cardboard, and play at the Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation.  Listen here.

Community Arts Workshop with Casey Caldwell and Patrick Melroy

Schooled Radio talks with CAW! What does it mean to teach creativity? Listen (episode PLUS bonus material!) here.

Listen

Live on KCSB 91.9 FM in Santa Barbara and streaming on kcsb.org Tuesdays 10 am - 10:30 am. 
Find archived episodes and links here.

Connect

To start, links to election resources! We will add more links to Santa Barbara's abundant community resources as we go. 

Share 
Where to Reach Out

Links to people, ideas, and organizations supporting education in our community

Professor Tania Israel on learning to bridge the political divide

Sure, we could just ignore people who have different views, but we could also learn how to connect (or stay connected) despite our differences. Professor Tania Israel shares some tips from her book "Beyond Your Bubble."  Listen here.

Cie Gumucio and California Poets in the Schools

Schooled Radio talks with Cie Gumucio, a poet and teacher through California Poets in the Schools. Since 1964, this program has brought published poets into elementary school classrooms. Listen here

Dean Jeffrey Milem, UCSB Givertz School of Education

This week, Schooled Radio talks with  Dr. Jeffrey Milem, Dean of UCSB's Givertz Graduate School of Education. Teaching about teaching look like? Listen here.

Keeping Young Students on Track with Erin Cavazos

Schooled Radio talks with  preschool teacher Erin Cavazos on keeping our littlest students on track and finding creative learning everywhere. Listen here.

Connecting with Wilderness Youth Project's Sharon Tollefson and Mario Mendez

Wilderness Youth Project is dedicated to helping students find their place in the natural world, learning confidence and a sense of community. We talk with Program Director Sharon Tollefson and Lead Program Staff Mario Mendez (pictured above) to learn how WYP is adapting their programs in the COVID era. We also talk with Cattie Yost, a WYP alum now living in Brooklyn. Listen here.

Wendy Sims-Moten on the SBUSD Board

During the second-part of our two-part interview with Wendy Sims-Moten, we talk about the role of the School Board in supporting equitable learning in our community. Listen here

First 5 with Wendy Sims-Moten

Starting strong with our two-part interview with Wendy Sims-Moten, we talk about the critical work being done by First 5 Santa Barbara County.  Listen here.

MOXI with Ron Skinner and Professor Danielle Harlow

Schooled Radio has MOXI! We talk about curiosity, cardboard, and play at the Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation.  Listen here.

Community Arts Workshop with Casey Caldwell and Patrick Melroy

Schooled Radio talks with CAW! What does it mean to teach creativity? Listen (episode PLUS bonus material!) here.