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Community School for Creative Education Board appoints new Community School Principal Kathryn Wilson. Ms Wilson is a veteran Oakland educator with over a decade of teaching experience in high performing urban elementary schools. She is a graduate of the REACH Principal Program and a graduate of two Waldorf Public School Institutes. Since 2012 she has been teacher and instructional coach at Community School. Principal Wilson reports to Executive Director Oberman.  Please join us in congratulating Principal Wilson.

Community Meeting

Thursday,  August 7, 6pm - 7pm.   Join  parent leaders, Principal Kathryn Wilson, Executive Director Oberman, Board Vice Chair David Castillo and Board Member Andrew Peters to reflect on our shared goals for our children 2014- 2015.  Translation support and food provided.


Come Help Paint Our Classrooms!

Saturday, August 16, 9am - 4pm.  Learn "Lazure," a special painting style used in Waldorf Schools around the world.  Wear comfortable clothes.  No prior knowledge of Lazure needed.  Adults only.  


Welcome New Enrollees for 2014-15 School Year.

For Support Completing Enrollment Packets:
Spanish, Cantonese and Vietnamese and English support sessions:

  • Monday, August 18   9am - 12pm  & 1pm - 4pm  Transitional Kinder/Kinder/1st Grade
  • Tuesday, August 19, 9am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm    2nd Grade - 6th Grade

New Parent Orientation 

  • Wednesday, August 20, 5pm - 7pm  Learn more about Community School, learn about the exciting  year ahead and  about ways you can join with other parents and CSCE  staff  to build a powerful year of learning and growth for  your child and  your family and our community.  

CSCE in Confluence Newsletter

Newsletter can be read here.


School Tours

Interested in enrolling for 2014-2015, please stop by our school or give us a call-School Tours Are Available Every Tuesday  9am - 10am RSVP Today!


Please take a look at our generous funders.

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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.



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





A Look Back on the 2013 School Year: Part 2


The Community School partners with the Oakland Raiders

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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.






Waldorf Emergency Pedagogy Seminar

Trauma Informed Care, a Waldorf Inspired Approach, April 4-7 at The Community School.
This 4 day seminar was a gift to our school and community from Friends of Waldorf Education and its Managing Director Bernd Ruf and Emergency Pedagogy Coordinator Malte Landgraff. Click below to download and view the power point set for the days. Thank you Mr. Ruf and Mr. Landgraf and Friends. Thanks all.