March 28, 2017 Board of Education Meeting
At its public meeting on Tuesday, March 28, the Board of Education will hear a presentation on Earhart Elementary School, as well as an update on the Homework Workgroup. For more details, please see the meeting agenda.
Homework Workgroup Application
Following community interest in reviewing district homework policies and practices, AUSD is convening a homework workgroup. This workgroup will meet monthly beginning ...more
March 14: Board of Education Meeting
At its meeting on March 14, 2017, the Board of Education heard a presentation on Wood Middle School and an update on the 2016-17 district budget. The Board also appointed Anne McKereghan to fill out the remainder of Board Member Henneberry's term. The agenda and video for this meeting is located here. The next meeting is on March 28, 2017.
March 23: City-Wide Job & Career Fair
All high school students are invited to the free Youth Career Fair 2:30-4:30 pm at the Encinal Jr. & Sr. High School Gym. Participants can learn about careers, ...more
Superintendent McPhetridge's Message about
A Day Without Women
International Women’s Day was inspiring and powerful today across our school district. A number of teachers, administrators, and other ...more
School Smarts in the News!
California PTA has posted an article about AUSD's comprehensive School Smarts Academy on its website. "School Smarts: 'Everyone Belongs' in AUSD" describes how our district "has made diversity and inclusion hallmarks of its overall mission," and includes quotes by both Superintendent Sean McPhetridge and Family Involvement Coordinator Claudia Medina. You can find more information on AUSD's School Smarts Academy programs here.
Otis Elementary School second graders created this wonderful art piece to illustrate "Everyone Belongs Here."
AUSD's Safe Haven Resolution
At the January 24 Board of Education meeting, board members voted 5-0 to approve a resolution declaring AUSD a "Safe Haven" school district that accepts and supports all children, regardless of race and nationality. For more information, please see the press release here.
English Language Arts and English Language Development Curriculum Adoption
AUSD is currently reviewing new materials for K-5 English Language Arts (ELA) and English Language Development (ELD) ...more
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Family Engagement Programs
Spring Middle School Session, Wed. Mar. 22, 2017 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Wood Middle School, 420 Grand Street, Alameda
AUSDs Latino Achievement Round Table
Alameda Special Education Family Support Group
Resource Fair 2017