Oakland Schools District and School Services welcomes new executive director
Every morning before Jennifer Gottlieb leaves the house, she says to her husband, “I’m going to go do great things for kids today.”
This is her motto, the one she brings with her to work every day at Oakland Schools as the new executive director for District and School Services.
(A Sense of) Safety First
Oakland Schools' Student Safety and Well-Being Consultant Dr. Julie McDaniels writes about how it may be time to reconsider what is meant by school safety and determine what our children and young people really need in order to feel the sense of safety required to thrive in school and beyond.
How to make health a priority this back-to-school season
Does your back-to-school checklist include getting your kids vaccinated? As a parent, making sure your child is vaccinated before the school year begins is an important step toward ensuring their long-term health and abiding by the state immunization laws. Vaccination not only protects your child, but also helps protect the health of classmates, friends, relatives and others in the community.
Schoolwide SEL provides many benefits
Schoolwide Social Emotional Learning (SEL) engages the entire school community in creating caring, motivating and equitable learning environments that promote social, emotional and academic growth. School teams lead the work by engaging in four areas of focus. This four-part series will explore the dimensions of each area of focus, highlighting resources for schools to consider.
Oakland Schools’ student earns Top 10 at international competition
Isabelle McCann-Gutshall from Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northwest (OSTC-NW) earned a Top 10 award at the Future Health Professionals (HOSA) 42nd Annual International Leadership Conference June 19-22 in Orlando, FL. She was a Waterford Kettering High School senior.