The Oakland Education Week in Review: 1/28-2/3

All the Oakland education news fit to link– this week–Roots is closed, teacher strikes in LA and looming in Oakland, the Prop 13 issue, that underlies a lot of CA’s drama, one week left of open enrollment and I look at schools making progress, list all the school open houses, and look at schools that are oversubscribed, please make the right choice for your child, all that and much more with links–please read share and get involved

Oakland:

Other News:

School Visits:

February 4th:

February 5th:

February 6th:

February 7th:

February 8th:

 

Oakland:

Other News:

School Visits:

February 4th:

February 5th:

  • School Tour of Lodestar: A Lighthouse Community Charter Public School
    • February 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
    • School Tour of Lodestar: A Lighthouse Community Charter Public School
    • Interested in Lodestar? Come to a tour of the school.
    • Time: 9am
    • Location: 701 105th Street, Oakland, CA 94603
    • Contact: [email protected] or 510-289-2458
  • School Tour of Community School for Creative Education!
    • Call main office when you arrive at (510) 686-4131.
    • February 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    • For prospective parents interested in a guided tour and an opportunity to see classes and learn the school’s history. No need to sign up, but call main office when you arrive at (510) 686-4131.
    • Location: 2111 International Boulevard Oakland, CA 94606
    • Time: 9-10am
    • Contact Person: Ida Oberman | (510) 517-0331 | [email protected]ommunityschoolsforcreativeeducation.org
  • Tour of North Oakland Community Charter School!
    • February 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    • Interested in North Oakland Community Charter School?
    • Join us for a parent-led school tour where you can see the school grounds, visit classrooms in session, plus ask questions of current parents and students. At the end of the tour, you will be able to have a Q&A session with our head of school Mr. Kloker. Come learn all about all the programs, partnerships and community events that make NOCCS so special.
    • Location: 1000 42nd Street Oakland, CA 94608
    • Time: 9:00am-10:00am
    • Contact: Dr. Lehi Dickey | [email protected]
  • School Tour Of Carl B. Munck Elementary School! All Welcome!!
    • February 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    • Interested In Carl B. Munck Elementary?
    • Please come to join them on a tour of the facilities!
    • Thank you for your interest in Carl B. Munck Elementary School #168!
    • Location: 11900 Campus Dr, Oakland, CA 94619
    • Phone: (510)531-4900
    • Web Address:  https://www.ousd.org/carlmunck
    • Dates/Times
      • February 26, 2019  at 9:30am
      • March 5, 2019  at 9:30am
      • March 26, 2019 at 9:30am
  • School Tour Of Kaiser Elementary! All Welcome!!
    • February 5 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
    • Interested In Kaiser Elementary?
    • Please come to join them on a tour of the facilities!
    • Thank you for your interest in Kaiser Elementary!
    • Location: 25 South Hill Court, Oakland, CA 94618
    • Phone: (510) 549-4900
    • Web Address:  http://www.kaiserelementary.org/

February 6th:

  • School Tour at Aurum Prep Academy
    • February 6 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
    • School Tour at Aurum Prep Academy
    • Please come to join them on a tour of the school!
    • Location: 1034 66th Avenue, Oakland
    • Time: 8:15am
    • RSVP by emailing [email protected] or by calling 510.746.7860.
  • School Tour at Urban Montessori
    • February 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    • Registration for Enrollment Tours are available here and registration is required. We do not offer visits to UMCS outside of scheduled enrollment tours.
    • Tours include an informational video about UMCS, a campus walk-through with classroom observations and a Q & A panel with school leadership, staff, and current parents. Because tours include visits to classrooms in session please do not bring children to the tours. Tours are for adults only and REQUIRE advance registration. We are not able to offer individual tours outside of the to-be-published tour schedule.
    • At UMCS, we work to create a truly inclusive school community reflective of the racial and socioeconomic diversity of Oakland where each student achieves, differences are valued, voices are heard, and power is shared. We share this vision early with prospective families with the aim of supporting them to also believe in and work towards this goal.
    • Tours
      • Friday February 8, 9:00 – 10:30 am
      • Wednesday March 6, 6:00- 7:30 pm (Public Lottery & EVENING TOUR)*
      • *Evening tours are generally shorter because they do not include a school-day observation. When possible, we will work to include a brief Montessori lesson demonstration as part of evening tours.
  • Open House AT Francophone Charter! All Welcome!
    • February 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    • Interested in Francophone?
    • Join an in-depth presentation about their program, testimonies by current families and staff, and a self-guided tour of the facility.
    • Children are welcome!
    • Location:  9736 Lawlor Street, Oakland, CA
    • RSVP @ https://francophoneschool-open-houses-19-20.eventbrite.com
    • Contact: Mathilde Andrejko 510-746-0700

February 7th:

  • Tour of KIPP Bridge Charter School!
    • February 7 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
    • Interested in KIPP Bridge Charter School?
    • The mission of KIPP Bay Area Public Schools is to operate high-achieving public schools in educationally underserved communities, developing in our students the knowledge, skills and character essential to thrive in college, shape their futures, and positively impact the world.
    • Please join KIPP Bridge as they will be doing a tour of the school!
    • Location: 1700 Market Street Oakland, CA 94607
    • Time: 8:30-9:00am
    • Contact Person: Cierra Standford || 510-381-2849 || [email protected]
  • Shadow Visit At Envision Academy Of Arts and Technology!!
    • February 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
    • SHADOW VISIT AT ENVISION ACADEMY
    • Prospective Students Are Invited To Visit Classes And Tour The School!!
    • Parents Are Invited To Come And Chat With Administrators!!
    • Location:  1515 Webster St. Oakland, CA 94607
    • Time: 9am to 10:30am
    • RSVP @  envisionschools.org
    • Contact: Stephanie Bernardi 510-761-8210
    • Shadow Visits
      • February 7th, 2018  (9am to 10:30am)
      • March 14th, 2018  (9am to 10:30am)
      • April 18th, 2018 (9am to 10:30am)
  • Tour of North Oakland Community Charter School!
    • February 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    • Interested in North Oakland Community Charter School?
    • Join us for a parent-led school tour where you can see the school grounds, visit classrooms in session, plus ask questions of current parents and students. At the end of the tour, you will be able to have a Q&A session with our head of school Mr. Kloker. Come learn all about all the programs, partnerships and community events that make NOCCS so special.
    • Location: 1000 42nd Street Oakland, CA 94608
    • Time: 9:00am-10:00am
    • Please RSVP by clicking HERE
    • Contact: Dr. Lehi Dickey | [email protected]
  • OUSD Enrollment Support at United for Success Academy!
    • February 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    • OUSD is hosting an event to support families of 5th and 8th grade students with their middle school and high school applications. The assistant principals of United for Success Academy, Nidya Baez and Justin Anderson, will be there to support families with applying to middle and high schools. There will also be a presentation of the enrollment timeline.
    • Click HERE for more details!
    • Location: United for Success Academy: 2101 35th Avenue, Oakland California, 94601
    • Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm

February 8th:

  • Open House At Aspire ERES Academy!
    • February 8 @ 8:30 am – 9:15 am
    • Interested In Aspire ERES Academy? Come To An Open House!
    • Come Find Out Who They Are, How Far They Have Come, And Where They Are Headed!
    • They Will Also Be Sharing Their Vision And Mission For Their Scholars.
    • Location: 1936 Courtland Ave, Oakland, CA 94601
    • Time: 8:30am to 9:15am
    • Contact: Elvira Iniguez or Yadira Tapia at 510-436-9760
    • Please contact Elvira Iniguez or Yadira Tapia and provide your name and number to be added to the RSVP list!
  • School Tour at Urban Montessori
    • February 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    • Registration for Enrollment Tours are available here and registration is required. We do not offer visits to UMCS outside of scheduled enrollment tours.
    • Tours include an informational video about UMCS, a campus walk-through with classroom observations and a Q & A panel with school leadership, staff, and current parents. Because tours include visits to classrooms in session please do not bring children to the tours. Tours are for adults only and REQUIRE advance registration. We are not able to offer individual tours outside of the to-be-published tour schedule.
    • At UMCS, we work to create a truly inclusive school community reflective of the racial and socioeconomic diversity of Oakland where each student achieves, differences are valued, voices are heard, and power is shared. We share this vision early with prospective families with the aim of supporting them to also believe in and work towards this goal.
    • Tours
      • Friday February 8, 9:00 – 10:30 am
      • Wednesday March 6, 6:00- 7:30 pm (Public Lottery & EVENING TOUR)*
      • *Evening tours are generally shorter because they do not include a school-day observation. When possible, we will work to include a brief Montessori lesson demonstration as part of evening tours.
  • School Tour at AMPS Downtown Charter
    • February 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    • School Tour at AMPS Downtown Charter
    • Please come to join them on a tour of the school!
    • Location: 2000 Dennison St, Oakland, CA, 94606
    • Time: 9:30 – 10:30am
    • Contact: [email protected] or 510-535-1580
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