Volunteer Professional Development
We host orientation and training sessions to support Oakland School Volunteers to be their best. The orientation sessions are required for all ongoing community volunteers and trainings are optional, but highly recommended.
Access the resources below to RSVP for a training session, read an overview of the programming and access training resources.
Training Program Resources
Clearance requirements, guidelines & expectations, safety information & procedures, social-emotional learning and student development, and tips for working with students
- Elementary Literacy Training:
Introduction to the culture of literacy in OUSD, the building blocks of literacy with tutoring strategies, and components of writing with tutoring strategies.
- Elementary Math Training:
Common core standards, OUSD’s vision for mathematics, and tutoring strategies.
- Middle School Literacy Training:
Student assessment data, strategies to support literacy and reading comprehension, components of writing, and practice resources.
- Middle School Math Training:
Development expectations by grade level, tips for supporting skill development, and scenario-based tutoring tips.
- High School Career Coach Training:
Building relationships with students, effective mentorship, supporting college readiness, career exploration, professional skills, and writing support.