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Instruction and Pedagogy

Instruction & Pedagogy

Who we are

The Instruction and Pedagogy unit of District and School Services is composed of consultants and project assistants and is focused on best practices for instruction and pedagogical teaching methods which assist Oakland County teachers in best serving our students.

What we do

The Instruction and Pedagogy team works to improve instructional practices with Oakland County educators. We work in the areas of Computer Science, Educational Technology, English Language Arts, English Language Development, Innovative Instructional Design (PBL, UDL, etc.), Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and World Language.

We provide services such as curriculum development, miPLACE synchronous and asynchronous learning modules, support for new teachers and mentors, subsidized testing for Seal of Biliteracy and language test out, as well as access to and technical assistance with Discovery Experience.


Suzanne Toohey

Supervisor of Instruction and Pedagogy

Ashelin Currie

Literacy Consultant

Jennifer Curtis

Mathematics Education Consultant

Mariah Goodell

Project/Department Assistant

Jennifer Howe

Heritage And World Languages Consultant

Yarisha Johnson

Instruction and Pedagogy Consultant - Mathematics

Vinos Kassab

Digital Learning Consultant

Susan Kiersey

Project/Department Assistant

Kimberly Kocsis

MiSTEM Region Director

Christina Kozlowski

English Learner Consultant

Christopher Lee

Instructional Consultant

Josephine Richardson

Project/Department Assistant

Andrea Zellner

Learning Design Consultant