What's the craziest request you've ever gotten as an #OaklandTeacher?

Teachers are used to parents requesting things i.e. extra homework assignments, conference time, summer reading lists, etc. In a recent article published in We...AreTeachers, teachers shared some very interesting and unique requests they have received from parents. Click on the link to read the full story.
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Mostly, parents and teachers work as a team to help students. But from time to time, outrageous requests go way beyond a teacher's job description.

We love our hometown teams when they do awesome stuff like this for us. #RootedinOakland #TeachOakland

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#Oakland teachers, don't forget about the Oakland A's offer of two tickets for Oakland teachers this season! Email with your name, school, grade, and desired game date to request your tickets. #rootedinoakland #baseball #teacherappreciation


Want to come teach in a championship city? Congratulations to the 2017 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors. Not only are they an amazing team on the court, but off the court they are in our schools and community helping support as as we #TeachOakland. Come join them:

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Switch from tech to teaching? Sounds like a good idea to us: #TeachOakland

Thanks to Carolyn Jones and EdSource for their continuing coverage of the teacher shortage and programs to help address it.

Former engineer makes the transition to high school teacher.
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Don't be fooled! Even with challenging budget times, our schools are still hiring for many positions. Oakland Unified School District remains the largest education employer in Oakland and one of the top ten employers overall. Our amazing public school children need you to stop up and #TeachOakland. Who's ready?

Oakland Unified is California's most-improved urban school district over the past decade.

One of the many great public charter school options in Oakland is Envision Education. See below to learn more.

Become an Envisioner: We are hiring teachers for the 2017-18 school year! Our schools are characterized by strong teacher-student relationships, vibrant college...-going culture, and high-quality project-based learning. Join us to transform students' lives.

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Apply to work at Envision Education and transform students' lives!

Join the special ed team at the largest Oakland public charter school network, with six diverse schools serving the communities of East Oakland.

Are you an experienced SpEd professional looking for a flexible space to innovate and have greater impact? Join the passionate community of educators at EFC!

When you #TeachOakland, you're teaching National Champions in debate.

Here's a great story in the East Bay Times about our National Champion debaters from Skyline High School. Way to go, Titans!

Seniors Christine Harris and Malachi Ambrose were unanimously given the final round win by three judges after successfully debating on the topic of foreign policy in China. The championship brought…

From our partners at the Oakland Unified School District.

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It's National Teacher Appreciation Day and we are so grateful for the passionate and inspiring teachers that choose to work in OUSD! #ThankATeacher #TeachOakland #iamOUSD

All it takes is one. A poignant cartoon about the power of diversity: Thanks to NPR's Education Team. AA Male Achievement Black Teacher

Nothing says "Thank you!" more than joy in a child's face. Ready for this? #ThankATeacher #TeacherAppreciationWeek

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#BlackLivesMatter at #TeachOakland jobs fair today with Oakland Schools AA Male Achievement

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Raise your hand if you support the #OaklandPromise and #TeachOakland! Oakland Promise Libby Schaaf Oakland Schools Educate78

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See you tomorrow 10-noon at the #TeachOakland jobs fair at Oakland City Hall! Bring a friend - or 2! Oakland SchoolsEducation for Change

Join us for a city-wide teacher recruitment fair- Saturday, April 22nd, 10AM-12PM at Oakland City Hall.
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This Saturday! Hundreds of teaching jobs available w. public schools across Oakland. RSVP here: #TeachOakland

Join us for a city-wide teacher recruitment fair- Saturday, April 22nd, 10AM-12PM at Oakland City Hall.
Learn about the schools and educators...

We're only a week and a half away - and we have 17 organizations ready to hire you to help #TeachOakland!

Know of anyone out there who would make a great teacher? Encourage them to come on out on Saturday, April 22, from 10-noon at Oakland City Hall.…

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