UCBHSSP culminated a strong summer of programming, having worked with more than 100 hundred teachers, coming from as far as away as Florida, Alaska, and Hawaii and as nearby as Berkeley, Oakland, and Concord.

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Learn how a local school district and the UCBHSSP create opportunities for teachers to work together. In the spring of 2014, UCBHSSP was contacted by the Brentwood Union School District to support implementation of the Common Core among middle school history and science, and later English, teachers. The goal was to provide teachers with... Read More

Mary Robillard is an 8th grade teacher at Rancho Mendanos Junior High School in Pittsburg. She has been a member of the UCBHSSP Teacher Research Group for the last three years. In this interview, she shares her insights about teaching history and what she has learned through her work with UCBHSSP.

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Upcoming Events

October 11, 2016

This evening session will include a scholar lecture by Professor Robin Einhorn placing the 2016 presidential election in historic context and discussion about how to engage students in academic conversations during this contentious election cycle.

October 18, 2016

Be the first to learn about the latest in K-12 history instruction!

October 22, 2016

UCBHSSP staff will provide an orientation to the newly adopted History-Social Science Framework, based on their collective experience working with teachers on integrating new approaches to learnin

November 5, 2016

This program will  include a scholar lecture on the Black Panther Party and the opportunity to explore the Oakland Museum of California's exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party.

November 13, 2016

Do you spend your Sunday afternoon planning? Join other teachers and UCBHSSP staff.