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 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

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Due to an overwhelming demand, a new framework session for teachers has been added. 

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.

December 3, 2016

Join us for the first of three sessions exploring the theme of Power and Authority. This program will include a scholar lecture, model lesson, and collaborative planning time. Lunch will be provided.