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Regional Representative (Pacific)


Pacific Region

Includes San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties

joanna-lauer

Joanna Lauer

Educator Representative

jlauer999@gmail.com

cindy-hansen

Cindy Hansen

Parent Representative

cindyzhansen@gmail.com

Local Tri-County Meetings

Tri-County GATE Council & CAG Events Calendar

Pacific Region Specialized Schools

The Knox School of Santa Barbara – 1525 Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA  93101

Oak Crest Academy – 5450 Churchwood Dr., Oak Park, CA 91377

GATE Certificate Opportunities

(1) UCSB Extension

http://extension.ucsb.edu/
Click on “Certificates.” Click on “GATE Certificate.”
6 courses are required.
Courses taken in person through school districts.

Contact:
UCSB Extension
2160 Kerr Hall
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-1110
(805) 893-4200
e-mail inquiries to masst@els.ucsb.edu.

(2) CSUF University Extended Education

http://www.csufextension.org/
Click on “Certificates.”  Click on “GATE” under Education.
5 courses listed.
Online delivery.

Contact:
Judy Strong
657.278.2796
jstrong@fullerton.edu

(3) USC

www.usc.edu/RossierProDev
Click on “K-12 Teacher Education.”
4 courses
Online delivery.

Contact:
Madeleine Mejia
madeleine.mejia@usc.edu
213-740-7746

(4) UCI Extension

http://unex.uci.edu/
Click on “Online Programs.”  Click on “GATE Programs.”
9 units
Online delivery & onsite courses of study available.

Contact:
Education Programs
(949) 824-7945
unex-educate@uci.edu

(5) Tri-County GATE Council GATE Certificate

http://www.worknotes.com/CA/PacificRegion/Tri-CountyGATE/ap11.aspx
Click on “TCGC GATE Certificate.”

“The Tri-County GATE Council (TCGC) recognizes the Local Education Agency’s (LEAs) in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties ability to meet the professional development needs of their faculty. In conjunction with this effort, The Tri-County GATE Council will authorize a GATE Certification upon completion of specific extended education opportunities crafted for teachers of gifted and talented learners.”

Contact:
Gina Danley
Tri-County GATE Council Co-President and CAG Parent Representative for the Pacific Region
gdanley@smbsd.net
(805) 361-8222