2016-17 is The Year of The Reader in the Berkeley Unified School District.
We’ve started a webpage about it and will continue to expand the information available about this special year […] Continue Reading »
After-school coordinators discussed equity at Jefferson Elementary School. Photos: Charles Burress
Ever wonder what the teachers and other District staff do on Staff Development Days?
For school families, it means students don’t go to […] Continue Reading »
Dragons and other mythic Chinese creatures captivated young imaginations at Rosa Parks Elementary School on October 5th when award-winning author/illustrator Grace Lin provided an illustrated journey through the fabulous tale […] Continue Reading »
School & District Committee Orientation: Tuesday, October 18
The annual orientation for members of school and district committees will take place on Tuesday, October 18th at Longfellow Middle School (optional dinner at 5:30, followed […] Continue Reading »
Oct. 5, 2016 Statement from the Superintendent and Board President
A number of people have expressed interest in the matter of a BUSD teacher who has been placed on paid administrative leave, […] Continue Reading »
School Board Meeting October 19, 2016 – 7:15PM
Congratulations to the BUSD employees, parents and volunteers recognized as “Outstanding Educators” in this year’s annual honors sponsored by Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Sept. 25.
BUSD 2016 Outstanding […] Continue Reading »
Very soon, BUSD staff will receive open enrollment materials and enrollment form in the mail regarding the District’s change to CalPERS Health. The effective date for this change will be […] Continue Reading »
Susannah Bell, Special Education Program Supervisor, BHS
For the past 18 years Susannah has worked as an English teacher, special education teacher, and teacher on special assignment at Berkeley High […] Continue Reading »
Our schools are in the beginning stages of a three-year plan to improve the integration of technology in classrooms with the goal of improving student learning and fostering increased student […] Continue Reading »
This year for the first time, each elementary school is launching a Mock Newbery Book Club and kicking off Berkeley Unified’s Year of The Reader. The Newbery Award is the most […] Continue Reading »