Congratulations to Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell, who has been named the finalist for the Oakland Unified School District’s Superintendent. There is a palpable sense of excitement in the selection of Dr. Johnson-Trammel’s as she represents the best of the GO network’s aspirations for a leader that is homegrown, with experience as a parent, teacher, and principal. We are excited about the promise and experience that Ms. Johnson-Trammell brings into the role as the leader of our education community.
As the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Board of Education works to select the next superintendent, members of GO Oakland’s network of families, educators and… Read More
For this letter, we spoke with a number of people currently working in district leadership positions about how to improve district systems and infrastructure.
Systems… Read More
By Louise Waters and Gary Yee
Oakland is at a critical juncture. The selection of a new Superintendent provides Oakland the opportunity to move beyond… Read More
By Caitlin Healey
I teach a K-2 moderate/severe Special Day Class for students with autism. I’d really like to see the school design process address… Read More
As a former principal in OUSD, I knew that one of my most important responsibilities was managing my school’s budget to best serve the needs… Read More
By Ashley Martin
My name is Ashley Martin, and I am an Oakland resident, a former Oakland teacher, and a current Oakland Unified School District… Read More
The application period for the superintendent search closed on March 15. In this blog you’ll find information about the timeline, process, candidate pool, and how… Read More