Thank you,  Mayor Libby Schaaf, for your key note speech that so kindly noted that we are  a jewel of the San Antonio.  Thank you Alameda County Superintendent Karen Monroe for  your generous words of support to us.  Thank you Councilmember Abel Guillen for your words. Thank you Oakland Assistant Chief of Police Paul Figueroa for your support. Thank you Alameda County Board Vice President  Aisha Knowles and Board Member Eileen McDonald for joining our feast. And finally, thank you to District 2 Oakland Unified Board Member Aimee Eng.  All of you are pillars of our work, and we are so grateful for it.


Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf spoke at our Gala and awarded the country's first CSCE Waldorf Ambassador Award to the distinguished OCO Community Organizer Emma Paulino for her work building up Community School. Thank you Emma for all the hard work! Thank you Mayor Libby Schaaf for recognizing her work, all of us, and our amazing children!




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Hot off the press:

Interview with  Community School Executive Director Dr. Oberman  (click here): 

The Whole Child and Urban Education. A Waldorf Perspective.











Coming Attractions:

Internationally Acclaimed Waldorf Emergency Pedagogy Seminar:
Coming Back for 4-Day Training!  1pm, November 22, 2015 to  noon. November 25, 2015 at Community School.   

Public Meeting, All Welcome
Contact info@communityschoolforcreativeeducaiton for tickets after August 10 2015.

This seminar is the second time Community School is  gifted this training from Friends of Waldorf Education and its Managing Director Bernd Ruf.  The team flies in from the West Bank  where it is doign work and on its way back to  Germany where it is headquartered.    Friends of Waldorf Education works internationally in coordianton with organzations including UNICEF to build nurturing places for children's learning.  Thank you Mr. Ruf and Friends of Waldorf Education to gift this Waldorf work to our Oakland community.


April 4-7, 2013:  First Training with Mr. Ruf  and Emergency Pedagogy Team  at Community School.


Publications of our Work:

Community School for Creative Education Case Study

by Envision Learning Partners with  Hewlett Foundation support.  

Read and enjoy!!


View School Evaulations and Reports


Attendance Matters!!  We are celebrating Perfect Attendance Every Month.


Holiday Greetings from Community School!

Community School team celebrates our  community with Mayor Elect Libby Schaaf, with outgoing Mayor Jean Quan and with Oakland Deputy Chief of Police Paul Figueroa at the OCO Holiday Celebration.


December 2014:
Teacher Collaboration at Community School for Creative Education

Click Here for the Video - Password is CSCE2014


Community School Parent Voices 2014




Community School featured  in Confluence Newsletter:  Click  here.



A Look Back On  2012-2013 School Year: Part 1





A Look Back on the 2013 School Year: Part 2



We thank our generous funders!

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The Community School for Creative Education wins a grant from The San Francisco Foundation!

The Community School for Creative Education has just won a grant from The San Francisco Foundation. The foundation mobilizes resources and acts as a catalyst for change to build strong communities, foster civic leadership and promote philanthropy.








School Mission

The Community School for Creative Education partners with families and communities to provide a rigorous college-preparatory program integrated into a culturally rich, arts-infused, highly personalized curriculum inspired by Waldorf education for the diverse students of Oakland, to promote equity and prepare culturally competent, well-rounded, lifelong learners to lead, contribute to, and successfully participate in our rapidly changing multicultural society.