Information for New Educators
Dear new member, welcome to West Contra Costa! Thank you for making this commitment to our community, students, and families. You have made a wonderful choice by coming here. We wanted to provide you with some resources and information you should know about to help you transition into our community. Please look below and if you have more questions, you're welcome to contact us.
Contact information for resources
Wondering who to contact in the school district or even in the Union? Please look below!
In WCCUSD we have a few choices for GYM’s new employees have access in our community.. We have placed below 7 options in the WCCUSD boundaries for employees to know about:
YMCA , Planet Fitness, Crossfit, Orange Theory, Mindful life Yoga, 24 Hour Fitness
Some restaurants in WCCUSD
There are many delicious places in and around West Contra Costa. We have identified some of our favorites but there are many more! We definitely recommend you explore around your school.
Chinese: Little China, China Delights
Japanese: Happi Sashimi
Pho: Pho Saigon Noodle & Grill 2 , Huong Tra
Italian: Due Rose
Filipino: RSM Oriental (restaurant and small Asian grocery store)
American Food: Up & Under, Red Onion, Somewhere Else, Laila by the Bay. Powder Keg Hercules, Tina’s Pinole, Kinders,
Bars: East Bay Brothers, Riggers Loft, Somewhere Else, Hotsy Totsy, The Mallard, Habit ,
Bakery: Sunflower Bakery (Hercules), Star Bread (San Pablo and Hercules)
Attractions and Entertainment
The Bay Area holds many places of interest for individuals to visit or with a group. There are beautiful places for people to go see, hike, camp, relax or explore. We put together some places people can enjoy on the weekend or even day trips!
Tilden Regional Park
Emeryville Movie Theatre and shopping center
Grocery Stores in each community
Below are some of the many grocery stores. You can google the location.
Richmond: Target, Foods and Co, Grocery Outlet
San Pablo: Las Montanas, Food Max
El Sobrante: Raley’s
El Cerrito: Safeway
Hercules: Lucky, RSM Oriental Store
Pinole: Lucky, Target, Food 4 Less, Grocery Outlet, Safeway
Looking for a place to live and rent?
These websites will help you find a place to rent or buy.
Looking for a hospital or doctor?
We have various hospitals in the WCCUSD Boundaries. Interestingly enough did you know Kaiser began in Richmond?
Art and Science Supplies
East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse, 4695, Telegraph Avenue, Oakland
El Cerrito Recycling Center, 7501 Schmidt Lane, El Cerrito
has "the Exchange Zone" where one can get books, etc. for FREE!