• Our Roots: A Closer Look
    The interconnected work of Community Schools & Student Services.

    Health & Wellness Academics School Culture & Climate Youth Leadership Expanded Learning Social & Emotional Learning School Readiness & Transitions Family Engagement
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    Icons below signify another root's connection to the main root.
  • Family Engagement
    Family Engagement
  • Learning
  •  SEL has professional development and training opportunities for parents.
     We provide psycho-education for parents in topics such as bullying.
     We distribute a Health & Wellness guide for all families.
     The Summer Resource Guide details Oakland’s many summer programs.
     We provide adolescent development curriculum for families.
  • Thriving
  •  We partner with Community School Managers to learn about the needs of communities/families.
     We encourage family participation on PBIS teams.
     We support student study teams and student/family planning.
     Our parent Wellness Champions engage schools and communities around community wellness.
     The Central Family Resource Center has family health advocates.
  • Together
  •  Summer Springboard runs weekly family literacy sessions.
     Afterschool programs have parent workshops & volunteer opportunities for parents.
     Family liaisons partner with afterschool programs to engage families/parents.
     TUPE provides family workshops to intervene with “using” students.
     Health & Wellness has focus groups with parents to review materials and evaluate programs.
  • (Community Schools & Student Services supports students through three main focus areas:
    Learning through real-world opportunities, Thriving through healthy environments, Together with families & community.)
    For more information, watch our video.