• Opportunity Academy

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    ACOE’s Opportunity Academy serves students ages 16 and over who have previously separated from school or have been unsuccessful in school, desire a high school diploma, and will benefit from support with employment readiness and obtaining employment.

    Opportunity Academy utilizes independent studies with blended learning models; incorporating computer-based curriculum, small group instruction, independent and classroom-based study options.

    Opportunity Academy, in partnership with Youth Employment Partnership (YEP) in Oakland, La Familia in Hayward, organizations providing Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act-funded services to similar populations, and Next Step Learning Center that provides an environment that encourages student growth and success in and out of the classroom. We also are in partnership with REACH Ashland Youth Center who serves our young people throughout Alameda County to honor youth power and build the community’s resilience.

    What Opportunity Academy Offers

    • Individual learning and support for all
    • Flexible hours to accommodate work and child care
    • Referral to support servicesJob readiness and training
    • Opportunities for internships, apprenticeships and career placement internships
    • Be part of a dynamic, independent learning environment


  • Dr. Tracey Burns invites you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
    This is a recurring meeting,
    2pm - 3pm. Join us for one or all


    • Feb 2, 2022
    • Mar 30, 2022
    • April 27, 2022


    ▶︎ Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 849 4833 3016
    Passcode: CP2021
  • Opportunity Academy

    Hours: Monday - Friday (9:00am - 5:30pm)
    Director/Principal, Dr. Tracey Burns
    (510) 670-7602

    2300 International Blvd.
    Oakland, CA 94601
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday (8:30am - 3:15pm)
    Tuesday, Thursday (8:30am - 4:45pm)
    Contact: Alque Ryans, (510) 670-7622

    750 International Blvd.
    Oakland, CA 94606
    Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 3:15pm)
    Contact: Jim Armstrong
    with Christine Rominiecki,
    (510) 670-4653
    Lisa McCarty, (510) 670-7667

    2222 Curtis St.
    Oakland, CA 94607
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday (9:00am – 4:00pm)
    Tuesday (9:00am – 7:00pm)
    Contact: Nicole Crosby, (510) 251-1731

    101 Myrtle Street
    Oakland, CA 94607
    Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 5:30pm)
    Contact: Elaine Whitney, (510) 634-1494
    & Sara Haro, (510) 634-1493

    680 W. Tennyson Rd.
    Hayward, CA 94544
    Hours: Monday (8:00am - 3:15pm)
    Tuesdays (1:00pm – 4:00pm)
    Contact: Cheri Isaac, (510) 670-7759

    AOA-REACH/Ashland Youth Center
    16335 E. 14th St.
    San Leandro, CA 94578
    Contact: Lauri Clausen, (510) 513-1880