Volunteer to work with students one-on-one, two to four class periods a month, in public middle and high schools:
Richmond • El Cerrito • Albany • Berkeley • Oakland
We welcome parents, college students, working and retired people of all ages and backgrounds. Volunteers receive free training to work with students on their classroom writing assignments. See coaching schedule.
> Spring 2014 training begins December 4 <
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the organization, our coaches, participating teachers and administrators and the students who benefit from individual coaching.
Watch our introductory video>
This video was made possible with support from Monika and David Eisenbud and the Simons Foundation.
WriterCoach Connection has proven to be highly effective in generating increased writing achievement in Oakland classrooms. More Oakland schools are requesting WriterCoach Connection as word gets out about the results it produces. We need this program, and these volunteers, now more than ever. –Tony Smith, former Oakland superintendent