Orientation Grades TK - 3  
5:30pm - 7pm, Thursday, August 17, 2017
Orientation Grades 4-8
5:30pm - 7pm Friday, August 18, 2017
Saturday Ice Cream Sunday  Social
This Coming Saturday, August 19th, 10-12

Start the school year off with a little fun! Come meet new families and see old friends. 
Our Founder & Executive Director Dr. Oberman and Principal Ms. Brinson will be greeting you and happy to answer any
questions you may have about the upcoming school year.
First day of school is Monday, August 21, 8:30 AM | If you have any questions call  510-686-4131
Principal Monique Brinson and Founder and Executive Director Dr. Ida Oberman  Welcome You
to our Community School for Creative Education, chartered by Alameda County Office of Education as the country's first urban public Waldorf school!  
Our Powerful Office Team Greets You:  CSCE Office Manager Ms Yolanda Cordova and Principal Brinson!
Thank You Dr. Clifford Thompson for Being Our Inspired Acting Princpal All of 2016-2017!
Our school pamphlet is here.
Read about the Community School for Creative Education at Great Schools Voices.
Community School for Creative Education (CSCE) is a free, TK-8th grade, public Waldorf charter school. To enroll, children must be five years old by December 2, 2017. Our school, along with 90% of other charter schools across the city, is using a common application called Enroll Oakland Charters. The application is available online at https://enrolloak.schoolmint.net.  You can also obtain a paper copy of this application at the school, 2111 International Boulevard, Oakland CA 94606.

Community School Faculty and Staff

Greets  Our Children and Families: 

A Strong and Joyous 2016-2017 School Year!




Community School's BIG 2016-2017 Public Talk

With Reneowned Dr. Kenneth Wesson,

"If it's your job to develop the mind, shouldn't you know how the brain works?" was a big hit.Thank you Dr. Wesson!


Ken Wesson aka 'Sciencemaster' works as a keynote speaker and educational consultant for pre-school through university-level institutions and organizations. He speaks throughout the world on the neuroscience of learning and methods for creating classrooms and learning environments that are "brain-considerate."  Underpinning Ken's research, speeches and workshops over the past three decades has been based on the question, "If it's your job to develop the mind, shouldn't you know how the brain works?  He joined us LIVE at Community School Thursday August 11, 2016, 5:30pm - 7pm. 








Summer School Art Feast- Four Faces of Oakland and ~ We Are One




Community School for Creative Education Partnership

with  Peralta  Community College District

Plan:  Our Upper Grades  7 & 8  Will Be Able to Take Peralta Community College District Classes for Free:

Scheduled Launch:  January 2017.


A Look Inside Our 2016 Summer School:   Space Camp with Calculus Roundtable Partner: 


Hot Off The Press:  

Community School for Creative Education  Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).  See the it here.



Learn More About Us:  

Click here to learn more about our school - the country's first Urban Waldorf charter school.



Recent Performances In Our Community:

Drumming class with Attitudinal Healing Connection’s teacher Javiar:  

We Are Proud of Our Performance

Saturday, May 28th from 3-6 at 416 26th St



CSCE Dragon Gala 2016

Special thanks to high school volunteers and the gala planning team for making this event a success!  

To view a recap video of the amazing high points of our Gala, including words from our authorizer,

Alameda County Office of Education Superintendent Monroe, and some other touching moments, please click here.








On Tuesday, February 9, Alameda County Board of Education


Our Charter.  

The Vote Was Unanimous!!!




Nationally Acclaimed Stanford Education Professor and SCOPE Center Director

Dr. Linda Darling Hammond Joins Community School Advisory Board! 


To Read Stanford Professor Linda Darling Hammond's Stanford Center for Opportunity Education (SCOPE) Report:

"Growing a Waldorf-Inspired Approach In a Public School District" 

Click here to read.



Community School Receives Surprise Gift of $5,000 from Mozhai Foundation!



November - December 2015 Highlights ~ 

 CSCE Hosted 3-Day Seminar, Waldorf-Inspired  
"First Aid Response to Trauma"  International Speakers Bernd Ruf and Reinaldo Nascimento



From November 22nd to November 24th, Community School Was Proud to Host 3-Day Seminar with Internationally Known Friends of Waldorf Education Teachers, Bernd Ruf and Reinaldo Nascimento on "First Aid Response to Trauma" generously sponsored by the Friends of Waldorf Education and the Stuart Foundation.