Education News

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David Sobel’s Feb. 17 lecture rescheduled for April

The David Sobel lecture co-sponsored by Antioch University Santa Barbara originally planned for Tuesday, February 17 has been rescheduled to Monday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m. Sobel has been unable to get a flight out of Boston due to the extreme winter conditions … Learn More

Lindsay Johnson

Graduate Education Program Recognizes Professional Accomplishments

Antioch University Santa Barbara Graduate Education and Credentialing program alumna Lindsay Johnson and Cooperating Teachers Brandon Sportel and Laura Donner have been recognized recently for their professional accomplishments. Lindsay Johnson, who earned her M.Ed. at AUSB in 2014 after finishing her inquiry project on “Sustaining School … Learn More

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AUSB To Host Free RICA Review Workshop

Antioch University Santa Barbara is offering a free Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) Review Workshop on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m.-noon in room 343 at the AUSB campus at 602 Anacapa Street. This workshop, hosted by AUSB adjunct faculty Dr. Ann … Learn More

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Four MEd Students Present Inquiry Projects

Four more Master of Education students at Antioch University Santa Barbara presented their educational project portfolios on November 15 as part of the “Public Conversations with Critical Friends” series, an updated formulation of the more traditional master’s thesis defense. Four other MEd students previously presented their … Learn More

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Marianne D’Emidio-Caston Presents at CCTE Institute

Marianne D’Emidio-Caston, Acting Chair of the Graduate Education Program at AUSB, presented “Educating Teachers to Inspire Moral Development through the Arts” at the California Council on Teaching Education’s Fall 2014 conference in San Diego on Oct. 25. “(The presentation) supports AUSB graduate education and … Learn More

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Four MEd Students Present Inquiry Projects

The Antioch University Santa Barbara MEd program hosted “Public Conversations with Critical Friends” on Sept. 20, an updated formulation of the more traditional master’s thesis defense. Four students – Danielle Dzoga, Lauren Fernandez, Marlen Limon, and Amy Rosen – presented their year-long Inquiry Projects to an audience … Learn More


Alumni Spotlight: William Johnson – Inspiring Future Generations

William Johnson crossed the graduation stage at AUSB’s commencement on June 20, 2014, to receive his Masters in Education degree, just steps behind his wife Bernadette, whom also received the same degree. At Antioch, William focused on issues of social … Learn More

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Colleen Million Becomes Principal of OAS

Colleen Million, veteran Progressive Educator and affiliate faculty and supervisor of AUSB’s Teacher Education programs, has been confirmed by the SB Unified School District Board of Trustees as new Principal of Open Alternative School. OAS is AUSB’s partner school for … Learn More

Audrey Horstmann

Students to Speak at AUSB Commencement – June 20

Audrey Horstmann, Hattie Husbands, and Shannon Stark – three of AUSB’s graduating students – have been selected by a faculty panel to speak at the 2014 Commencement Ceremony on June 20, 2-4pm, to share their stories of how they have … Learn More


MAE Research Engages Public, Other Students

Masters of Arts in Education students participated in the Annual Public Conversations about their Masters topics on June 4, 2014, at AUSB. Graduate students prepared posters describing their inquiry question, methods, analysis, and findings and engaged with and explained their … Learn More


Master of Education Program Newsletter: Spring 2014

Check out the Spring 2014 Master of Education Program Newsletter, featuring the latest happenings from within our program, including the following: A Message from the Chair of the MA in Education Program Noteworthy Student and Alumni News Upcoming Events Read … Learn More

Master of Arts in Education Annual Research Presentation – June 4

This year’s Master of Arts in Education “Public Conversations & Poster Session” will take place on Wednesday, June 4, 4:30–7:30pm, at the AUSB campus in Room #343. Each year, the Master’s candidates share their theses and research projects with the … Learn More

Stand Tall: Teach Respect and Prevent Bullying workshop

Antioch University Santa Barbara presents an event benefitingThe Carmen Alexander Memorial Scholarship An evening workshop with Suzanne Peck the filmmaker and author of: STAND TALL: Teach Respect & Prevent Bullying STAND TALL is a solution-based multi media program that teaches students, teachers, parents, … Learn More

2013 Master of Education Public Conversations on September 28

On Saturday, September 28, this year’s Master of Education students will present their educational project portfolios as part of our “Public Conversations” series. The free event takes place 10:30-11:30am in AUSB’s Community Hall. Guests may join the conversation topics of … Learn More

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Adams Elementary School Students Taught by MAE Alumnus Quoted in New York Times

Last fall, when the New York Times Education section launched a new interactive feature – “What’s Going On in This Picture?”– Santa Barbara 5th grade teacher Sean Federbusch was quick to recognize its value in the classroom. The 2010 Antioch MA … Learn More


AUSB-MAE Teacher Candidate’s Open Alternative School Art Project Wins First Place at SB Fair & Expo

An imaginative, integrated art project conceived by Bonnie Kwon, one of the MAE teacher candidates at the Open Alternative School – AUSB’s Professional Development partner school – was submitted and won first place at the SB Fair and Expo. The … Learn More