• Welcome to Bret Harte!
    3700 Coolidge Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94602
    Main Office: 
    Phone: (510) 879-2206
    Fax: (510) 627-9206 
    nimia.gjersand@ousd.org (Ms. Nimia Gjersand) - Sí Habla Español
    Attendance Office: (415) 658-5739 carmen.argueta@ousd.org (Ms. Carmen Argueta) - Sí Habla Español
    After School Office: ajones@oaklandleaf.org (Ms. Alie Jones)
    Family Resource Center: nida.khalil@ousd.org (Ms. Nida Khalil) - نتكلم العربية
    The Bret Harte office is available during remote learning by telephone (when possible) or email:
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m
    • Please be gracious in your communication as our staff are taking on an enormous load during remote learning/shelter in place
    The Bret Harte office is open during in-person schooling:
    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  
    • Parents and caregivers are advised to come in between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. (9 a.m. and 12 noon Wednesdays) to steer clear of the office's busiest times and avoid a potentially long wait for assistance.