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No matter who is elected President, life in Oakland is not a reality show, especially when it comes to our public schools. It’s times like this when we especially appreciate being part of our vibrant Oakland public education ecosystem, with so many like-minded souls. We have found inspiration and motivation from the wisdom of our community.
Teachers have been personally affected by the skyrocketing costs of housing in Oakland. We know there is no “silver bullet” will fix this complex problem. But, on November 8, there is an opportunity to vote on 3 local ballot measures that aim to increase affordable housing. Learn more!
Check out how Oakland teacher propose to help other educators grow in their careers. This is a critical part of opportunities employee satisfaction.
Teamwork is critical to teacher success and satisfaction and we are excited to announce the two grant teams implementing their ideas for cultivating teamwork.
Learn about schools piloting hybrid roles for master teachers to support teachers, and schools that are working on their school culture. We think both of these approaches can increase retention of experienced and new teachers alike.
What are the best ideas for keeping and supporting great teachers in Oakland? Ask our teachers!
We are excited to share the results of our survey of nearly 500 Oakland teachers. We believe they raise important questions and can launch a conversation about Oakland teachers’ engagement. Take a look!
Wondering what will keep Oakland teachers teaching in Oakland? Just ask! That’s exactly what our Teacher Advisory Group did last spring. We are a group of 20 teachers from across the city, and we wanted to hear from our colleagues around Oakland: What affects your job...
Take a look at what’s ahead for the Educate78 Teacher Advisory Group
We believe that teachers are the heart of our community and schools. We want all Oakland schools to be places in which teachers thrive, both personally and professionally.
Ralph J. Bunche High School teacher, Sean Gleason and his teacher colleagues, all took the Oakland City-Wide Teacher Survey and earned a donation for their school. How they'd put the donation to use? They sponsored 5 students by buying their tickets to Prom. One...