EFC News


EFC Hosts Credential Fair at EPIC

Wednesday, March 3rd, EFC hosted a Credential Fair in partnership with OUSD and Educate 78 in order to highlight the various pathways to acquiring teaching credentials here in Oakland. Program...
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Epic Family Fun in the Makerspace!

This past Saturday, Epic invited prospective parents & students to experience hands-on learning. It was a fun & informative event for all, as over 100 attendees participated in exciting...
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Ascend shares Personalization Vision with Oakland Community!

This fall, the ASCEND community is piloting an exciting journey of learning in multi-age classrooms. On Jan 20th, ASCEND shared their journey and vision with the broader Oakland community!  ...
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Parent Workshops at Cox

At EFC, we prioritize engaging our community and one key initiative is our parent workshops. We want to give a shout out to the team at Cox for their hard work in putting on a workshop series for our...
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Teacher Credential Program Fair

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Epic’s Innovative Efforts Gaining Attention

Epic’s innovative model is attracting visitors wanting to learn more about personalized learning in its game-based learning environment. The goal is to put students in charge of their own...
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Personalizing Learning at Ascend

Ascend is piloting an innovative program involving flexible learning environments and multi-age instruction! Here is a photo from week one: Back in March of 2015 the Rogers Family Foundation awarded...
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Operation Cranberry is a Success!

On Saturday, November 21st, Achieve Academy once again took part in OperationCranberry Sauce, an annual event supported by local community groups which has been providing Thanksgiving meals for...
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Lazear Lease Promises a New Building for Students

  On Wednesday, November 4th, OUSD voted to award a long term lease to Lazear Charter Academy. The vote is a major win for community leadership who’ve surmounted the odds once again. The good...
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Strategic Partnerships Support EFC’s Engagement with Families!

EFC is developing workshops designed to help parents engage with their students educational goals. The aim is to encourage parents to co-create strategies with our students to achieve full...
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