Academy of Medicine and Public Service

Lead Teachers: Claudia Gonzalez and John Tobias

The Academy of Medicine and Public Service offers a college preparatory curriculum in two connected pathways – Health Science and Public Service. Students interested in professions in health, law, education, counseling, or social services are able to explore their interests while contributing to their community. AMPS provides many experiential learning opportunities through project-based curriculum, service learning and internships that extend student learning beyond the traditional framework.

High school represents an important transition into adulthood – from a life planned by others to one planned by and for oneself. AMPS instills a sense of empowerment and future vision in our students, encouraging them to prevail and become agents of change. We prepare students to take the lead in their own lives and to contribute to the life of their communities, while challenging them to think critically and to increase their capacities no matter their starting point.

AMPS is ideal for students who want to:

  • Be prepared for a 4-year college or university
  • Explore career options in health, counseling, education, law or social services through hands on service learning and internships
  • Challenge themselves, develop their strengths and discover their hidden talents
  • Participate actively in a strong, supportive learning community
  • Take college classes and begin college programs while still in high school
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  • Upcoming BHS Events

    Black Girls Rise
    November 20, 2018
    3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
    Room D218
    Basketball: Boys F/S Foundation Game vs El Camino (Away)
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: November 20, 2018 - 4:00 pm
    Location: El Cerrito High School
    Description: Type: nonconference Opponent: El Camino
    Basketball: Boys JV Foundation Game vs El Cerrito (Away)
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: November 20, 2018 - 5:30 pm
    Location: El Cerrito High School
    Description: Type: nonconference Opponent: El Cerrito
    Basketball: Boys Varsity Foundation Game vs El Cerrito (Away)
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: November 20, 2018 - 7:00 pm
    Location: El Cerrito High School
    Description: Type: nonconference Opponent: El Cerrito
    Open Gym Basketball (Jacket Gym)
    November 21, 2018
    11:30 am - 12:20 pm
    Jacket Gym
    Friday Music (Courtyard)
    November 23, 2018
    11:20 am - 12:20 pm
    Courtyard
    Dreamer Project (CCC)
    November 23, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    CCC
    Basketball: Girls Freshman Game vs Skyline (Home)
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: November 24, 2018 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Berkeley High - Donahue Gym
    Description: Type: nonconference Opponent: Skyline
    Basketball: Girls JV Game vs Salesian (Home)
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: November 24, 2018 - 5:30 pm
    Location: Berkeley High - Donahue Gym
    Description: Type: nonconference Opponent: Salesian
    Basketball: Girls Varsity Game vs Skyline (Home)
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: November 24, 2018 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Berkeley High - Donahue Gym
    Description: Type: nonconference Opponent: Skyline
    Soccer: Boys JV Scrimmage vs Oakland Technical (Away)
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: November 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Oakland Tech High School
    Description: Type: nonconference Opponent: Oakland Technical
    BSEP Committee: Library
    November 26, 2018
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm