Academics & Instructional Innovation

Academics and Instructional Innovation develops curriculum and common assessments used to measure student progress across Oakland throughout the year. It trains and coaches teachers on a variety of topics to help them improve their technique. This program also manages and hires staff for arts, libraries, and music education.

Program Overview Table (2020-21)

Amount Spent
Change in spending from previous year▲ $2,174,679
Change in budget from previous year▲ $1,280,259
Over or under budget?Under by $117,527 (1%)
Total Positions108
Change in total positions from previous year▲ 55
Full time equivalent (FTE)69.8
Change in FTE from previous year▲ 23.96

Spending By Category (2020-21)

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Restricted funds must be used for specific purposes.

Unrestricted funds are more flexible.

Staff Positions (2020-21)

Number of Positions
Early Literacy Reading Tutor54
Teacher Structured Eng Immersn22
Classroom TSA 11 Months8
Coordinator Certificated5
Coordinator Literacy4
Coordinator STEM3
Spec Instructional Materials2
Administrative Assistant III1
Classroom TSA 10 Months1
Coord Instruct and Assess Tech1
Coord Social Emotional Learn1
Director, Instruction PreK-121
Dir Visual & Performing Arts1
Executive Director Instruction1
Program Manager Classified1
Specialist School Technology1
Trans Kinder Reading Tutor1

Staff Labor Unions (2020-21)

Labor Union
Number of Positions
Service Employees International Union59
Oakland Education Association31
United Administrators of Oakland Schools16