The OS Service Desk was recently chosen by the Michigan Association of Intermediate School Administrators (MAISA), a statewide group of Intermediate School District (ISD) administrators, and the Michigan Collaboration Hub (MiCH) to serve as technical support for a MAISA initiative called MIServiceDesk.
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
On Nov. 20, 2019, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners announced the winners of Oakland County’s “I Voted!” sticker contest.
In the interest of safety for our students and staff, Oakland Schools has installed water filtration devices on all water used for consumption.
This is the Automotive Technology class where students from Oakland County districts come, as a simple explanation, to learn about maintenance and care of vehicles. However, Massarello’s class is so much more than that.
Congratulations to Oakland Schools Communications Services! The team was just recognized with two honorable mentions in PR Daily’s international nonprofit awards program for two successful marketing campaigns promoting Oakland Schools’ advocacy and community efforts.
Joel Massarello, who teaches automotive technology at Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northwest (OSTC-NW) in Clarkston, was surprised during an assembly on Oct. 24 by a representative from Harbor Freight Tools for Schools with the news that he and his school will receive $50,000—$35,000 for the school’s skilled trades program and $15,000 for him personally.
In Oakland County, 1,300 school buses transport nearly 75,000 students – about 44% of total public school students each school day.
How can we keep our children safe during these commutes?
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.
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.
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.