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Pupil Services

Oakland Schools Pupil Services Department provides assistance in all aspects of accountability for students in Oakland County.

Pupil Accounting

Conducts the two Count Day Membership audits, 25e audit, 23a audit, Days and Clock Hours audit and Graduation and Dropout (GAD) audit for the public districts and charter schools in Oakland County.

Tracks Schools of Choice, Charter School and Non-Public School options in the county and provides information on homeschooling.


Assists public schools with children who do not attend school regularly and promotes positive attendance using the 3A’s – Attendance, Attachment and Achievement.

Follows a county-wide Truancy Protocol and has a county-wide Truancy Task Force that meets monthly during the school year to address and support positive school attendance. In addition, it supports a middle school truancy prevention program called Back to School.

Learn more about Truancy 

Important Dates:

Count Day is October 4, 2023

Ten school days: October 18, 2023
Thirty calendar days: November 3, 2023
Forty-five calendar days: November 18, 2023

Certified with State Packet Due to ISD: November 8, 2023
Re-Certified to State: November 15, 2023
Audited to State: March 20, 2024

Count Day is February 14, 2024 

Ten school days: February 28, 2024
Thirty calendar days: March 15, 2024
Forty-five calendar days: March 30, 2024

Certified with State Packet Due to ISD: March 20, 2024
Re-Certified to State: March 27, 2024
Audited to State: July 31, 2024



Tierre Cook-Howell

Manager Of District and Pupil Services
School: 2482092014

Gillian Dowding

Pupil Accounting Auditor
School: 2482092345

Kathleen Koncagul

Pupil Services Specialist
School: 2482092142

Ginny Taylor

Data Compliance Specialist – Pupil Services
School: 2482092094

Nora Whyte

Pupil Accounting Auditor
School: 2482092551

Michelle Zerial

Pupil Accounting Auditor
School: 2482092560