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Gary Yee

 
Gary Yee, a lifelong Oakland resident, currently is the Chair of the Education Department at Holy Names College in Oakland.  Yee has worked as an educator for thirty years, beginning a career in public education in 1973 as a third grade teacher at Cleveland Elementary School, directing the Gifted and Talented Education Program (1983-85), serving as assistant principal at Franklin Year Round School and Principal at Hillcrest School (1985-90), and Assistant to the Superintendent (1992-1995). 
 
In addition, he has directed two community initiatives to improve systems that support children and youth:  the Oakland Child Health and Safety Initiative (Safe Passages) and the Oakland Education Cabinet (OEC).  Yee served as a captain in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War era.
 
Yee graduated from Castlemont High School, the University of California at Berkeley (B.A.), California State University at Hayward (Teaching Credential and Masters in Public Administration), and Stanford University (Ed.D.).
 
Yee served as President of the Board for the 2005 Term. He formerly served as Vice President from May 11, 2004 through January 2, 2005. Yee has served on the boards of the East Bay Asian Youth Center, Youth Alive!, Oakland Ready to Learn, California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley.  Yee is married to an Oakland Principal, and his daughter teaches math and science in the Oakland Public Schools.  His son is a computer graphics illustrator.  The entire family graduated from the Oakland Public Schools.

Term ends: January 2007

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District 4 Schools

Elementary:
Allendale
Fruitvale
Horace Mann

Joaquin Miller

Laurel

Maxwell Park
Montclair
Redwood Heights

Sequoia
Thornhill

Middle:
Bret Harte
Montera
 

High:
None

Alternative Programs:
Tilden

 

News + Highlights

 
  FCMAt - assessment and recovery plan - 4th progress REPORT - September 30, 2006

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Measure B Oversight Committee Application

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PROPOSED SALE OF the Districtís DOWNTOWN property
Public Hearing Notice
July 12, 2006 (
Minutes)
August 16, 2006 (
Minutes)
September 6, 2006 (
Minutes)
BOE Adopted Resolution Opposing Sale

   

 

 

 

 

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