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EDUCATORS ARE THE HEART
OF OUR LITERACY COMMUNITY

From pre-k to high school, we welcome you to the Oakland Literacy Coalition’s 2nd Annual Literacy and Justice for All Symposium.

HIGHLIGHTED SESSIONS

Don't miss these breakout sessions designed for educators! Many sessions are also led by current and former educators. 

Blossoming with Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
The Intersection of Literacy Instruction and SEL
Developing and coaching teachers to lead successful family-educator learning accelerators!
Balanced and Equitable Social-Emotional Learning in and out of the Classroom
“Books have never been enough”: Reading for racial justice
Code Cracking: Reimagining Schools’ Literacy Ecosystems
Partnering for Impact: How School Libraries Connect with Kids and Communities

NEED FUNDING TO ATTEND OUR SYMPOSIUM?

SCHOLARSHIPS

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 applications received before September 9th.  Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis and available until funds run out. 

GRANTS FOR OAKLAND EDUCATORS

We’ve partnered with the Oakland Public Education Fund to make up to 10,000 dollars of funding available for Oakland educators attending the symposium!

Grants are available for anyone working at an Oakland public school (OUSD or charter-managed): teachers, principals, Community School Managers, after school Managers, afterschool providers, librarians, and other school based staff!

School teams of 3 or more are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications are due by September 2nd.

 

Awardees will be notified by September 26th and with registration required by October 1st.

FUNDING FOR
WEST CONTRA COSTA EDUCATORS

We’ve secured funds for anyone working in a West Contra Costa Public School!  Use the link below to register at a discount:

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Make the day count even more by applying for professional development equivalency units. Check with your district to find out how!

OUSD teachers can apply for credit by filling out the form below.

WE WANT THIS SYMPOSIUM TO BE ACCESSIBLE TO YOU!

Please contact us for any questions about access to funds: