Participant List

Below is a list of participants for the Secondary Experience & Achievement Task Force.  Each task force has a different working structure. Participants contribute in various ways, including (but not limited to) attending task force meetings, work sessions, and focus groups, and/or conducting research, analysis, and planning, as well as supporting community engagement efforts on behalf of the task force. 

For more information on upcoming Secondary Experience & Achievement Task Force meetings, please view our calendar page.  If you'd like to attend an event or get involved with our work in a different way, please contact Task Force Chair Brigitte Marshall at brigitte.marshall@ousd.k12.ca.us.

 

  • Abigail Adams - College Readiness Coordinator, OUSD College and Career Readiness Office
  • Adrian Kirk - Director, OUSD Family & Community Office
  • Alison McDonald - Executive Officer, OUSD High School Network Office
  • Amairani Sanchez - Student (Junior), MetWest High School
  • Augustin Juarez - Afterschool Program Coordinator, Mandela High School
  • Barbara Boyd - High School Coordinator, OUSD Special Education
  • Brigitte Marshall - Director, Oakland Adult & Career Education
  • Caleb Cheung -  K-12 Science Manager, OUSD Leadership, Instruction, and Curriculum Department
  • Celia Davis - Executive Director, The Data Project
  • Chandra Kendrix - Parent of a freshman student at Oakland Technical High School
  • Chris Chatmon - Executive Director, OUSD Office of African-American Male Achievement
  • Cleo Protopapas - Administrator on Special Assignment, OUSD
  • David Stern - Professor of Policy, Organization, Measurement, and Evaluation, University of California
  • David Montes de Oca - Director, OUSD Quality Schools Development Group
  • David Smith - Teacher, Oakland Technical High School
  • Deborah Gordon - Teacher, Oakland International High School
  • Diedra Barber - Program Manager, College Summit
  • Emma Paulino - Community Organizer, Oakland Community Organization
  • Gabriel Valenzuela - Ombudsperson, Oakland Unified School District
  • Gaylon Parsons - Youth Employment Partnership
  • Gia Truong - Executive Officer, OUSD's Leadership  Curriculum and Instruction Department
  • Gianna Tran - Deputy Executive Director, East Bay Asian Youth Center
  • Jeannie Johnson - Director, OUSD's College and Career Readiness Office
  • Jennifer Block - Teacher, Oakland Adult and Career Education
  • Jerome Gourdine - Principal, Frick Middle School
  • Joanne Kafka - Counselor, Oakland Adult and Career Education
  • Jonathan Klein - Board President, GO Public Schools
  • Josefina Alvarado-Mena - Executive Director, Safe Passages
  • Kevin Taylor - Principal, McClymonds High School
  • Kim Miyoshi - Executive Director, Oakland Kids First
  • Kimblyn Bryant - Community Organizer, Oakland Community Organization
  • LaShawn Chatmon - Executive Director, National Equity Project
  • Leticia Urrutia - Student Intern, Life Academy
  • Lisa Jimenez - School Improvement Coach, Oakland Unified School District
  • Liz Sullivan - Director of Education, Oakland Community Organization
  • Madeline Clarke - OUSD Grants Consultant
  • Mara Larsen-Fleming - Program Manager, OUSD School Based Health Centers
  • Maria  Santos - Deputy Superintendent of Instruction, Leadership and Equity-in-Action, Oakland Unified School District
  • Marsha Rhynes - Teacher, Business and Information Technology Academy
  • Martin Mitchell - Parent of a sophomore student at Far West High Scholl
  • Matt Duffy - Executive Officer, OUSD High School Network Office
  • Matthew Graves - Operations Director, George P. Scotlan Center
  • Maurilio Leon - The Unity Council
  • Michelle Clark - Executive Director, Youth Employment Partnership
  • Miya Hayes - Assistant Director, School-University Partnerships, University of California
  • Monica Montenegro - Executive Director, East Bay Consortium
  • Monica Vaughan - Coordinator, OUSD Alternative Education Office
  • Nabila Massoumi - English Learner Specialist, OUSD's Department of Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Nada Djorjdevich - Senior Associate for Education, Gibson and Associates
  • Nikita Mitchell - Student, Metwest High School
  • Olis Simmons - Executive Director, Youth Uprising
  • Preston Thomas - Principal, Life Academy
  • Rany Anth - Director of EBAYC Programs at Oakland High, EBAYC
  • Roman Stearns - Director for Leadership Development, Connect Ed California
  • Sandy Taylor - Children & Youth Services Manager, Oakland Department of Human Services
  • Sara Bedford - Policy & Planning Manager, Oakland Department of Human Services
  • Sheilagh Andujar - Principal, Oakland Technical High School
  • Sue Piper - Chief of Staff, Office of Jean Quan
  • Susan Benz - Career Readiness Coordinator, OUSD College and Career Readiness Office
  • Tameka McGlawn, Ed.D - Senior Practice Associate, Linked Learning, The Education Trust-West
  • Tom Schao - CAHSEE Coordinator, OUSD's Department of Research, Assessment & Data
  • Tosca Neocoechea - Teacher, Leadership Prep High
  • Tovi Scruggs - Executive Director, YMCA Urban Services, East Bay
  • Vanessa Borjas - Student Intern, Life Academy