EDUCATORS ARE THE HEART
OF OUR LITERACY COMMUNITY
From pre-k to high school, we welcome you to the Oakland Literacy Coalition’s 3rd Annual Literacy and Justice for All Symposium.
Don't miss these breakout sessions designed for educators! Many sessions are also led by current and former educators.
NEED FUNDING TO ATTEND OUR SYMPOSIUM?
Scholarships are available and open to all participants wishing to attend. Educators and school teams attending from any district are especially encouraged to apply.
Funding is limited and priority will be given to non-Oakland based applications. Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis and available until funds run out.
GRANTS FOR OAKLAND EDUCATORS
We are excited to share that we will be partnering with the Oakland Ed Fund's A to Z Mini-grant program to support Oakland Educators to attend the 2024 Literacy & Justice for All Symposium. If you register in the Fall you can apply in January and have the Oakland Ed Fund reimburse your ticket through the A-Z mini grants program. Register ahead of time and claim one of the 50 spots we have available.
Who is eligible?
Any Oakland based public school educator. Anyone working at an Oakland public school or program (OUSD or charter-managed) is eligible to apply: teachers, principals, Community School Managers, afterschool providers, librarians, anyone!
How do I apply for reimbursement?
Applications will go live in January on the Oakland Ed Fund website. Here's how to claim your spot:
Step 1: Register for the Literacy & Justice for All Symposium via our website.
Step 2: On the LJ4All Registration form, check off that you will be applying for reimbursement to make sure your name is added to the list and your spot is saved. As long as you mark yes to this question you will qualify for reimbursement.
Step 4: In January apply for reimbursement on the Oakland Ed Fund website. We will make sure to link the application to this page once it's made available.
Step 5: Make sure to attend the Symposium.
Oakland Literacy Coalition | University of the Pacific - Benerd College
The Oakland Literacy Coalition is pleased to partner with Teacher Friendly and University of the Pacific - Benerd College to provide graduate-level professional development credit for attendance at the Literacy & Justice for All Symposium.This unique partnership allows you to merge professional development opportunities with LJ4ALL with the option to earn graduate-level professional development credit for salary advancement and/or recertification. Review the Syllabus here.
All attendees can request a certificate at the end of our symposium. Ask your district about how to apply for professional development equivalency units.