Communication Services

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Communication Services provides strategic internal and external communications and public relations services that support the mission, goals and objectives of Oakland Schools. A sampling of the activities that fulfill our mission include:

  • Branding and identity development
  • Media relations
  • Video production and editing services
  • Field Services - Providing communications assistance, support and direction to Oakland County districts upon request​ 
  • Internal communications - Intranet news, elevator postings, all-staff meetings/messages 
  • Liaison with the Oakland County School Public Relations Association (OCSPRA)
  • Coordinate the Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards​​

Social Media






Mary Zaleski

Director of Communication Services

Cari Sinke

Project/Department Assistant

Sarah Davis

Communications Specialist

Mark Hansen

Media Production and Distance Learning Manager

Nick Booms

Marketing Specialist

Jamie Giera

Website Specialist

OS News

Oakland Schools Installs Water Filtration Devices

In the interest of safety for our students and staff, Oakland Schools has installed water filtration devices on all water used for consumption.

Bullying pyramid

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.

Indicators of Schoolwide SEL

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.



Please view, download and print Oakland Schools publications including Surveys & Summaries and the District Service Report.

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