Teacher Policy Fellowship

GO's fellowship is an opportunity for a small, diverse cohort of Oakland teachers to lead, learn, and think about the future of education in our city.

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! In California, teacher’s contracts can cover no more than a 3 year span and teacher’s unions usually begin holding contract conventions to find out their members’ current priorities about a year and a half before the contract expires.

2017-18 Teacher Policy Fellowship Application Open!
The application to be a part of the next cohort of GO Teacher Policy Fellows is now live – click here to apply! To inquire… Read More
Overview: Teacher Policy Fellowship
“I’ve been connected to more thought leaders, activists, and policy mavens. Personal growth is exactly what we are striving to bring to the teaching profession… Read More
Teacher Policy Fellows In the News
On Saturday, March 4, an East Bay Times news article on teacher retention in OUSD cited GO Teacher Policy Fellows’ policy briefs on improving new… Read More
Contract Matters: The Bargaining Process Begins
The teachers union, Oakland Education Association (OEA), and the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) collective bargaining teams have released their initial proposals for the new… Read More
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