For Educators

Supporting Your Craft & Classroom

GO Public Schools Oakland engages with educators to build your insight, build your network of teacher leaders, and impact your craft and our district.

New Teachers Concentrated in Oakland’s Highest Need Communities

by Robbie Torney
Hannah’s first day of teaching fourth grade was ‘a whirlwind of energetic joy and panicked mistakes.’ But with coaching and other supports… Read More

Teaching Fellows: Changing Policies to Better Support Teachers and Students

Ben Nussbaum, a Senior Teacher Policy Fellow, is a sixth grade humanities teacher at Greenleaf Elementary School in Oakland. We asked Ben to share some thoughts about his experience as a Fellow and about the GO Teacher Policy Fellowship in general.

Second Phase of Measure G1 Underway

Measure G1 passed in November 2016 and the school board is currently working to identify a citizen oversight committee to support with the implementation regulations for the funding that will come from the measure.  

Contract Matters: Negotiating Teacher Contracts – What’s the Process?

To you, and others following this issue, it may seem like the teacher’s contract is constantly being renegotiated. This is basically true! 

Teacher Policy Fellow Application Process

Update: The application for the GO Teacher Policy Fellowship is currently closed. Thank you for your interest.   
As a classroom teacher, it is difficult to… Read More

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