The District 2 director has been part of a tumultuous time in Oakland Unified School District history, serving through multiple superintendents, budget crises, a teacher strike, and school closures.
The District 7 school board director spoke to The Oaklandside about how being a teacher helps guide his decisions on the board.
The veteran teacher and D3 director believes school closures aren’t the answer.
After teaching at Horace Mann Elementary for three years, Mungia wanted to create bigger change in schools.
OUSD’s District 5 school board director is now running his fourth campaign, for District 4, after the city redistricting process placed his home in a new zone.
The District 4 director’s five decades of experience with Oakland schools gives him rare insight into the challenges and strengths of the district.
Starting with District 1, we’re talking to all seven OUSD directors about the issues facing the districts, their priorities, and what’s working in Oakland Unified.