Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Marcus Foster Education Fund for Teachers

Marcus Foster Education Fund for Teachers grants support teachers' professionalism and leadership, through self-defined professional development. Since 2001, Fund for Teachers has invested $20 million in more than 5,500 teachers. 

Video describing the program.
Application for grant.

If you would like MFEF to make a presentation at your school site or if you have questions regarding the application process, please contact Alicia Dixon, Executive Director at MFEF at
(510) 777-1600 x100 or email her

Learn about Computer Science Education Week Dec 9 -15

A local resource is Eugene Lemon

Message for OEA President Trish Gorham


The approaching holidays create the much needed space for connecting with family and friends. I hope that you enjoy the company of your loved ones, but also find personal time to renew and refresh yourself.

Please take some time to review the information in this week's mailing.

In Unity,
Trish Gorham, President

Oakland Education Association

CTA is conducting a Statewide survey on Special Education.

CTA is conducting a Statewide survey on Special Education. 
The views of General Education teachers is especially appreciated. 

Your brothers and sisters in Programs for Exceptional Children have asked that all members support increasing the knowledge about issues which affect all classrooms.