Impact Story

Unlocking Uncertainties at Oakland Tech

May 18, 2017

At Oakland Tech High School, 17 ninth-grade teachers are wrapping up their first year of collaborative inquiry work with Mills Teacher Scholars. Comprised of both new and veteran teachers, this cross-disciplinary group met monthly to investigate questions and dilemmas...


Mills Teacher Scholars Featured in EdWeek

May 15, 2017

Mills Teacher Scholars support of the OUSD Social and Emotional Learning Teacher Scholars was featured in EdWeek earlier this month in an article entitled “Teachers Weave Social-Emotional Learning Into Academics.”  ...

Program Highlights

A Principal Learns Alongside Teachers

April 27, 2017

An essential component to establishing an adult learning culture in schools is the leader modeling a learning stance alongside their staff. At Mills Teacher Scholars partner site Montalvin Elementary in West Contra Costa Unified, principal Katherine Acosta-Verprauskus is...

Program Highlights

Highlights from our Teacher Inquiry in Action Forum

March 30, 2017

Over 200 teachers, school leaders, university faculty, and other supporters joined us on March 23rd for our Teacher Inquiry in Action Forum. Thank you to all who participated in this remarkable event! Below are highlights from this celebration of teacher professional learning.  ...