Case Studies

West Contra Costa School District: Montalvin Manor K-8

Montalvin Manor K-8 in West Contra Costa Unified School District is in Richmond, California. A Title 1 school, more than 90% of students qualify for free or reduced lunch. Supported by long-standing partnership with Lead by Learning, Montalvin Manor K-8 has successfully achieved two foundational objectives, both established to improve student outcomes. First, the school continues to strengthen and sustain a thriving culture of Public Learning. Second, the school focuses on building ongoing teacher leadership.

Oakland Unified School District: Expanded Learning Department

The Oakland Unified (OUSD) Expanded Learning Department works with over 100 site coordinators and agency directors to support the district’s 35,000 students. OUSD’s Expanded Learning Department leaders partnered with Lead by Learning to improve program quality and engage in authentic Continuous Quality Improvement. Now the department uses Lead by Learning’s collaboration process to set goals, innovate, understand impact, and adapt through the lens of equity.