BSV Resources

Welcome to BSV’s digital toolbox.

From logistical info and important forms to inspiring articles that will push your learning, we’ve got what Berkeley Schools Volunteers need!

BSV Logistics 


BSV Screening 


Host Teacher Resources


Volunteer Toolkit:

  • Building rapport with students: a Questions List from the National Equity Project.


Ongoing Learning: Equity in Education

  • Beyond the Buses (The Past and Present of Berkeley’s Desegregation Efforts), a three-part series in Berkeleyside
  • The College Town Achievement Gap (An article highlighting a comprehensive Stanford study that shows that race, not income, is the discrepant factor in determining students success. The Atlantic, June 1st, 2017
  • The Geography of Racial/Ethnic Test Score Gaps. (Updated analysis of the data set referenced in the College Town Achievement Gap above). By Sean Reardon, Demetra Kalogrides, Kenneth Shores of the Center for Education Policy Analysis, Stanford University. March 2018.


Ongoing Learning: Racial Equity & Whiteness