OUSD Community Schools and Student Services Department

Program Area(s)
Grantee NameOUSD Expanded Learning Office in partnership with OUSD Talent Development
Address1000 Broadway Suite 680
Oakland CA, 94607
United States
Websitehttp://ousd.org
Description

Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) seeks to address its ongoing teacher shortage by partnering with community organizations to develop a youth worker to teacher pipeline. OUSD will pilot this initiative in 2017 with an initial cohort of 8 to 12 participants. Selected youth workers will receive support in applying for and taking the California Basic Educational Skills Test plus a stipend to help offset costs; participate in professional development; and receive counseling on choosing and applying to teacher certification programs. During the summer, participants will observe and co-teach summer school with a master teacher.

Grant Amount$55000
Project Dates11/15/16 - 11/15/17
Serving United States/California/Alameda/Oakland

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