Author Archives: Lance Tsang

11th Grade

11th graders are expected to: Complete two (2) Career Exploration Activities Complete two (2) College Exploration Activities Develop or further pursue a College or Internship Action Plan Take the PSAT and/or SAT exams Take the State Exit Exam (CAHSEE) if not already passed Typical Academic Schedule English 11 Advanced Algebra II or Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus U.S. History […]

10th Grade

10th graders are expected to: Complete two (2) Career Exploration Activities Complete two (2) College Exploration Activities Develop or further pursue a College or Internship Action Plan Take the PSAT and/or SAT exams Take the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) Typical Academic Schedule English 10 Geometry or Algebra II Modern World History Chemistry or […]

9th Grade

Before entering the 9th grade, students are assessed on their academic preparedness and some are required to enroll in our summer program to ensure readiness and success in handling college-preparatory curriculum. 9th graders are expected to: Take the PSAT exam Successfully complete the state PE assessment Typical Academic Schedule English 9 Algebra or Geometry Cultural […]

Alexander Tatiana

After School Tutor Tatiana Alexander is an Oakland native. She is an alumna of the Oakland Unity High School Class of 2008. During her high school years she was a Peer Educator/Mentor for Girls Inc.’s HEART (Helping Everyone Achieve Respect Together) Program. She also volunteered her time to work on ideas on how to improve […]

Zarazua Daniel

History / Vice Principal / Advisor to the Class of 2013 Mr. Zarazua is entering his seventh year at Unity. He spent four years as a Social Studies teacher and advisor to the Class of ’08. After two years as Vice Principal he will return to the classroom, teaching U.S. History, serving as a 10th […]

Frances Ramos

Academic Counselor Ms. Ramos, a Taina from the island of Puerto Rico, received her BA in Rhetoric and Political Sciences from UC Berkeley in 1998. After graduating from Berkeley, she worked at a non-profit youth development agency. She later returned to school to get a teaching credential and Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a […]

Jacqueline Paz-Cedillos

Spanish Teacher / Advisor to the Class of 2015 Jacqueline was raised in Oakland, California by a single mother who emigrated from El Salvador to the United States. As a high school student, Jacqueline participated in community-based organization like Summer Search, Upward Bound, and Puente which helped her develop into a confident and socially conscious […]

William Nee

English Teacher / Advisor to the Class of 2014 I grew up in Ithaca, New York, in the snow country of the Finger Lakes, and received my BA in History from Harvard, after moving through Biology, English, and Visual Arts. In the summers, I worked in restaurant kitchens in Cape Cod and Ithaca as a […]