About the Directors

Dr. Jacqueline M. Reid

Jacqueline M. Reid

Dr. Jacqueline Hundley Reid holds a Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degree in Education from UC Santa Barbara in the Teaching and Learning Emphasis in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE). She currently teaches in the Masters in Education program with an emphasis in Social Justice and Educational Leadership (MAE) at Antioch University Santa Barbara. While pursuing her doctorate at UC Santa Barbara, she held the position of Director of Projects for the Center for Education Research on Literacies, Learning & Inquiry in Networking Communities (L2INC), developed and maintained within the GGSE. Prior to this, she held the position of Associate Regional Director and Director of Education for the Santa Barbara/Tri- Counties Anti-Defamation League (ADL), a non-profit organization that has been a leader in combating bigotry, prejudice and anti-Semitism nationally and internationally. Before taking the non-profit position, she taught elementary grade levels for ten years and then developed her own educational consultancy, where she provided training and workshops that supported the social/emotional needs of students while promoting safe and peaceful school environments for both private and public elementary school students, teachers and administrative staff. Dr. Reid also holds both an MEd and Multiple Subject Credential (K-12) from Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education and Psychology.

Dr. Anissa Stewart

Anissa Stewart

Dr. Anissa R. Stewart is the Director of the Business & Management and Legal Studies Programs for the University of California, Santa Barbara Extension. She spent a year as a visiting scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Education working as a teacher intern advisor and collaborating on research projects focused on teacher performance assessments. Prior to that she taught courses in the Teacher Education programs at UCSB on Language, Culture, Teaching and Learning, Technology Tools for Teachers, and Instructional Design for Secondary Teachers and she coordinated the Performance Assessment for California Teachers (PACT) in the Teacher Education Program. Before teaching graduate school, she taught high school social studies for eight years, including courses on U.S. Government, Sociology, Theory of Knowledge, and World History. Dr. Stewart holds a Ph.D. in Education from UC Santa Barbara, a Masters in Education degree in Secondary Education and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from George Mason University.