Education Faculty

Marianne D’Emidio-Caston, PhD

Interim Chair, Education Programs
Marianne began her teaching career in 1969 in Spain as the co-founder of a small progressive school serving multi national students. Upon returning to the United States in 1976 she completed her BA at Antioch, Santa Barbara where she developed and implemented a plan for a private Arts in Education Junior High School based on Montessori’s principles for educating adolescents.

Jomeline Balatayo, MS Ed

Adjunct Faculty
Her emphasis of study is in Teaching and Learning, specializing in Language, Literacy, and Composition Studies with an interdisciplinary focus on Applied Linguistics.

Ann Bumby, MEd

Adjunct Faculty
Ann Bumby has studied in Italy, Ireland and received her M.Ed and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Sylvan Butera Rich, MA

Adjunct Faculty
Sylvie has a Masters Degree in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles with an emphasis in urban education, and has taught third, fourth, and fifth grade including a year in Special Education as a Resource Specialist

Jarice Butterfield, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Jarice received her doctorate degree from the University of California Santa Barbara in Education Leadership & Organizations with an emphasis in Special Education and School Psychology.

Gary Delanoeye, EdD

Affillate Faculty
Gary completed his doctorate in Education Leadership at California Lutheran University and began his work at AUSB in 2007. Gary has been a speaker at more than 30 professional conferences involving the education of special populations, teacher research, cooperative learning and delinquency prevention.

Laura Donner, MEd

Adjunct Faculty
Laura earned her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of California, Santa Barbara and has taught first, second, and third grade at Santa Barbara Charter School since 1995, where she strives to teach developmentally appropriate curriculum that is student-centered and brain-based.

Damian Jenkins, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Damian earned a PhD in Education from the University of California at Santa Barbara. After earning her BA and teaching credential, she completed a MA in American Studies also at Pepperdine University and a MA in Education from the University of California Santa Barbara.

Hymon Johnson, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Hymon Professor Emeritus, Antioch University, is currently the Director, of the Institute of Sathya Sai Education-USA as well as Adjunct Faculty, at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Susan Lang, MA, LMFT

Adjunct Faculty
Susan received her California Teaching Credential at College of Notre Dame Belmont, a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology from California State University Northridge, and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from AUSB.

Gloria Liggett, MA

Adjunct Faculty
Gloria received her Masters in Confluent Education at UCSB.
 She has been involved in the beginnings of two Santa Barbara schools , The Open Alternative School, and Santa Barbara Middle School.

Ann Lippincott, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Dr. Ann Lippincott was a Fulbright scholar in South America and started her career teaching linguistically and culturally diverse student populations.

Richard A. Mesaros, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Richard teaches credential courses in Positive Behavior Support, Family Partnerships and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Jacqueline Reid, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Dr. Jacqueline Reid is passionate about bringing equity and equality to all students and is Co-Director of the non-profit organization Teachers for the Study of Educational Institutions.

Jarrod Schwartz, MA

Adjunct Faculty
Jarrod is an educator and consultant with over 14 years experience working with schools, businesses and communities to develop, implement and evaluate organization and personal development programs.

Mark Shishim, MA

Adjunct Faculty
Mark received his B.A. in Sociology from UCSB in 2004 with an emphasis in behavior change. After serving as a Peer Health Educator for three years, and as an undergraduate instructional assistant in 6 classes at UCSB he became a professional Health Educator in 2004.

Joan Stuster, MA

Adjunct Faculty
Joan served as Vice President in charge of curriculum on the Governing Board of the Oaks Parent Child Workshop and spent seventeen years teaching at the elementary school level.

Marta Ulvaeus, MA

Adjunct Faculty
Marta received an MA in Performance Studies from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and selected Antioch University for her teacher training.

Susan Westbrook, MA

Adjunct Faculty
Susan is the Credential Analyst at Antioch University Santa Barbara.

Sabina White

Sabina was Director of Health and Wellness. In this capacity she developed and taught many courses in both Sociology and Education related to health, peer health education and wellness.
Adjunct Faculty