Summer is a Great Time for Reading During the school year, all of our children are learning and growing, and summer is a fun time to keep those reading skills active and strong! Families can make a huge difference by encouraging children to read over the summer. Here’s some quick advice from the district literacy […]
We have put together several documents to help families make a plan for emergency childcare needs, with special advice for immigrant families. This bilingual letter from Superintendent Evans provides detailed recommendations, suggestions, and links to additional resources.
The School Board has adopted a new policy forbidding District employees from providing information about individual students or employees for government registries based on religion, national origin or ethnicity. The policy — adopted unanimously by the Board on April 26 — also bans recording religion in an individual student’s cumulative file and in an employee’s […]
Malcolm X Elementary School took a bow in the public spotlight Thursday, March 23, when the Alameda County Transportation Commission presented the school with the annual Platinum Sneaker award for green travel to school. Of the nearly 100 schools participating across the county, Malcolm X achieved the highest percent increase in students walking, cycling, skating […]
Congratulations to BTA senior Noraj “Rico” Penny, whose 2020 Vision logo design was honored at a special event at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre on March 7. Rico created the design as a hat logo for the 2020 Vision and the recent College and Career Summit in BUSD schools, and it was featured prominently on a […]
The Berkeley Adult School (BAS) serves as a center for vital programs and services to several high-need groups including the unemployed, underemployed, and disabled, as well as immigrants and the elderly. At any time of day, morning, noon, or night, teachers are busy serving the more than 2,149 students learning English as a second language at BAS, […]
Kids growing up in earthquake country need a disaster-prepared household. Pet owners need to know how to keep pets safe in a disaster. At this FREE community-wide event, we invite people at all levels of preparedness to take steps towards emergency readiness for their whole family. You’ll find family-friendly activities, tips and information, on-site training, and interactive demonstrations […]
Congratulations to Cherene Fillingim-Selk and several other BUSD elementary science teachers chosen as 2017 Super Star Teachers by the nonprofit Community Resources for Science, which provides support for teachers from BUSD and other local districts. Fillingim-Selk, a science specialist at Cragmont and John Muir, is one of five teachers chosen as “Exemplars of Excellence” from […]
Berkeley Unified School District is looking for new teachers to join our vibrant district. We encourage you to peruse our website to learn more about teaching and learning in our school district. More information about open positions and benefits is available here.