For Oakland Educators


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Extend Your Classroom Community

Supporting teachers in Oakland.
Chapter 510 provides teaching artists and trained volunteers to support teachers in the classroom and provide one-to-one writing support for their students. Chapter 510 helps students strengthen their creative and expository writing skills in order to cultivate creativity and create conditions for academic achievement.

If you are a OUSD educator or administrator and would like more information about in-school book projects, tutoring, and bringing your classroom in for a writing and bookmaking field trip or would like to pass along information about tutoring and writing workshops to your students and their families, fill out our Classroom Sign-up Form.

August 15th, 2017

Fall Field Trip Registration is open for all OUSD Educators! 

We have eight Thursday morning (10am-12:30pm) Storytelling and Bookmaking Field Trip Slots for OUSD Classrooms. Each Field Trip is FREE and will guide students in a collaborative storytelling adventure, teaching narrative along the way. Each writer will finish their own "very original" ending and will leave the writing center an author with their very own, bureaucratically approved and professionally illustrated, book. Read more about our field trips here, then register your classroom here. Classrooms are placed on a first come first served bases.