For fourteen years under the leadership of Suzanne McCulloch, our district-wide music program and visual and performing arts education programs have improved and expanded. During her 22 years in the Berkeley schools, […] Continue Reading »
Investing in the expertise of our educators and staff through high quality professional development is a key strategy in pursuit of our mission of Excellence, Equity, Engagement, and Enrichment for every student.
This […] Continue Reading »
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To help parents, teachers, and school leaders know whether students are on the path to success, states joined together to develop improved tests of student achievement in alignment with the […] Continue Reading »
With a focus on building more effective committees, the annual training for School Site Committees included topics such as Tools for Building Site Plans, Survey Design, Strengthening ELACs, an LCAP […] Continue Reading »
Cesar Chavez Essay Participation Details and Prompts in English/Spanish (PDF)
Our students are invited to participate in BUSD’s annual César Chávez Essay Contest, in honor of the César Chávez Commemoration Period, […] Continue Reading »
This recent news piece from KPIX Channel 5 gives an inside look at the essential “soft skills” being taught at Berkeley Adult School.
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On March 12, Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, led an inspiring half-day presentation and workshop to teams from every Berkeley Unified school, preschool through high school. He called it: “Note to Educators: […] Continue Reading »
With the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) across California and most of the nation, new assessments are being developed to measure student learning of grade level standards. […] Continue Reading »
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Berkeley Unified School District’s Master Plan for English Learners is available in draft form and will be reviewed at the District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) meeting on May 14th, […] Continue Reading »
In January, Co-Superintendent Neil Smith formed the Work Group for Accelerating the Achievement of African American Students that was tasked with conducting a study of best practices for supporting African […] Continue Reading »