Massarella and Wilson are semifinalists in the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. The prize recognizes outstanding instruction in the skilled trades in U.S. public high schools and the teachers who inspire students to learn a trade that prepares them for life after graduation.
The Oakland Schools Education Foundation (OSEF) received a grant of $86,000 from the Margaret Dunning Foundation to support high school state-approved Career and Technical Education (CTE) Automotive Technology programs throughout Oakland County.
Oakland Schools District and School Services is pioneering an innovative approach to learning by starting a new program called d.Solve to show local teachers and students the value of design thinking, a creative problem-solving process.
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federal food program created to ensure that children in lower-income areas could continue to receive nutritious meals during long school vacations, when they do not have access to the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs.
The Oakland Technical Center Education Association (OTCEA) has given seven graduating Oakland Schools Technical Campus (OSTC) seniors a total of $4,000 in scholarship money to help them further their education.
Construction Technology students from Oakland Schools Technical Campus (OSTC) Northeast unveiled a 1,368 square foot home they built during the course of the 2018-2019 school year which will soon be moved to another location in Pontiac and made available for purchase to a local family.
The Oakland County School Business Officials (OCSBO) has named Lake Orion Community Schools’ Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance John Fitzgerald as the 2018-19 Oakland County Business Administrator of the Year for his outstanding contributions to education.
Cyber Security students from Oakland Schools Technical Campus Southeast (Royal Oak) are now state award winners after placing in the top three at the Michigan Business Professionals of America’s (BPA) State Leadership Conference.
29 Career Technical Education (CTE) students from across Oakland County were awarded funds from Oakland Schools’ prestigious Scholarships for Success program at its annual Recognition Breakfast.
Oakland Schools has recently been awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO).
Dr. Wanda Cook-Robinson recognized for her leadership efforts with the Women in School Leadership Award.
Eleanor Limbaugh, Birmingham Public Schools student, wins the Oakland Schools Scripps Regional Spelling Bee with the word hennin.
The Michigan Department of Education recognized Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northeast (OSTC-NE) in Pontiac for its exemplary Engineering and Emerging Technologies (EET) program.
Oakland Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Wanda Cook-Robinson will be honored with the Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award at The School Superintendents Association’s (AASA) National Conference on Education on February 15, 2019
Oakland Schools to host/sponsor second annual Scripps Regional Spelling Bee.
Grant funds will go to tech, main campus
Oakland Schools presents Gwisdalla Award.
The second annual Oakland Schools’ Scholarships for Success Gala Dinner raised $91,000, which will be used to help current Oakland Schools Technical Campus students to attend college, trade school or participate in an apprenticeship.
On April 30, 66 teachers were honored by Oakland Schools and the Oakland Schools Education Foundation (OSEF) for being nominated as an Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
Two Oakland Schools Technical Campus’ students were recently honored with a 2018 Breaking Traditions Award, bestowed by the Michigan Department of Education.
Robert Moore, a native of Pueblo, Colorado, has recently been honored with the 2018 School Business Official of the Year Award from the 3,000-member Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO)
Robert Moore, deputy superintendent of Finance & Operations for Oakland Schools honored with the 2018 School Business Official of the Year Award Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO).
Dr. Wanda Cook-Robinson, superintendent of Oakland Schools, has been chosen by The School Superintendents Association (AASA) to participate in the organization’s National Women’s Leadership Consortium.
Katherine Ray, a marketing student at Oakland Schools Technical Campus Southwest (OSTC-SW) is one of the Top 60 National Finalists in the Courageous Persuaders Video Competition for her 30-second commercial titled “Drinking Affects Success” about the dangers of underage drinking.
Dandridge Floyd, assistant superintendent of Human Resources, Labor Relations and Personnel Management for Oakland Schools, was recently inducted to Crain’s Leadership Academy Winter 2018 class.
SEF is selling tickets and is also providing sponsorship opportunities for those interested in supporting the event, which raises money to help current Oakland Schools Technical Campus students attend college, trade school or participate in an apprenticeship.
Two teams in the Culinary Arts/Hospitality program at Oakland Schools Technical Campus – Northwest (OSTC-NW) in Clarkston placed first and fourth, respectively, at the annual Michigan ProStart Competition March 18 and 19 in Lansing.
Rahul Reddy, an eighth-grader at Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy in Pontiac, is the winner of the first Oakland Schools Scripps Regional Spelling Bee.
Oakland Schools has been awarded more than $200,000 in grant funding from the State of Michigan to provide support for Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in the intermediate school district.
Registration is now open for middle school students looking to participate in a hands-on, project-based learning program centered around Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
Olivia Plochocki, a visual imaging student at Oakland Schools Technical Campus – Northwest and 12th-grader at Clarkston High School, has been honored by the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) as the recipient of the Designer’s Best of Show.
Oakland Schools has announced, along with three other partners, that it is both sponsoring and hosting the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee program in 2018.
Oakland Schools has again achieved accreditation from AdvancED, a nonprofit organization that conducts rigorous on-site external reviews of both local school districts and educational service agencies.