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.

GO Teacher Policy Fellows Release Recommendations

At GO, we believe that bringing together the knowledge, effort, and leadership of the Oakland community is the best way to work toward educational justice for all students. Teachers are an integral part of this community involvement.

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.

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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