Celebrating our Educators: 2021 Teachers of the Year in Alameda County

View this message in your browser FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 14, 2021Emmy Zack, Communications Specialist    [email protected], 510-670-7754 Hayward, CA – The Alameda County Office of Education is honored to recognize the 2021 Teachers of the Year, as named by Alameda County school districts, in advance of the 32nd Annual Teacher of the Year Awards Ceremony on Thursday, November 4,…


The Oakland Ed Week in review 9/5-9/12

Last week, declining attendance and enrollment at OUSD, talking to families, vaccine mandates, the Curry’s latest, the recall and education, a powerful reparations task force from the state, the enduring effects of ethnic studies, our podcast on the digital divide, a great new book on Oakland Ed, Learning in Public, a powerful PD opportunity with…


Getting to Reading; A Discussion with Decoding Dyslexia on the Class Action Suit in Berkeley and How the Settlement will Help Children there and Elsewhere

Join Decoding Dyslexia CA for an in-depth conversation with Deborah Jacobson, one of the lead attorneys for the plaintiffs in the Berkeley USD dyslexia class action lawsuit. The discussion will be focused on the terms of the settlement and the resulting positive changes that will be made in the district for all of their students that struggle…


Digital Redlining – A recap!

Yesterday, we had a fantastic conversation with Public Knowledge‘s Chris Lewis on Digital Redlining. You can catch the full broadcast here. Its not a coincidence that the old redlining maps, which racially restricted housing, align almost perfectly with the current mapping of broadband access. And this lack of connections in places like Oakland is not…


ACOE Hosts Virtual Town Hall on School Reopening with County Public Health Officer

September 7, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michelle Smith McDonald, Director of Communications and Public Affairs,510-670-4163 ACOE Hosts Virtual Town Hall on School Reopening with County Public Health OfficerHayward, CA – To provide vital information and answer questions from parents and community members about school reopening, the Alameda County Office of Education will be hosting our Fifth…