Did you know that English Learner and immigrant students have been the fastest growing student subgroup in the United States for the past 10 years? Over 4.8 million English Learners are currently enrolled in K-12 schools in the United States — that’s 10 percent of ALL students. Nearly three in four American classrooms now include […]

Career Technical Education (CTE) Month takes place in February to recognize the value and achievements of CTE programming which is focused on preparing county high school students for high-wage, high-demand careers. The Michigan Talent Investment Agency created a campaign called “Going PRO” to elevate the perception of professional trades and help meet the need of […]

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. Oakland Schools currently has 2,500 career and technical education students from all over Oakland County at its four Technical Campuses (OSTC). One campus is […]

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). Each camp is grade-specific and enables students to experience culinary arts, engineering, health sciences, information technology, robotics and visual imaging. Students will also have the opportunity to visit STEM-related programs […]

It’s likely that everyone who has ever met Mikal Goodman can immediately tell he’s destined for great things. The way he speaks and his mannerisms mirror that of an adult who has experienced a great deal in life, not that of a 17 year old who hasn’t yet graduated from high school. The list of […]

Sheryl Marsh, member of the Employee Engagement Committee, answers questions about the group’s goals for 2018. Purpose: To provide an opportunity for employees to connect and build camaraderie across departments within the organization. For the organization and employees to be successful, it is important to know what each of us does in the organization. We […]

At Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Southwest (OSTC-SW), Curtis Jones is well known for his strong work ethic. A maintenance man at the facility for just over 13 years, staff at OSTC-SW know they can count on him to keep the building up and running. Curtis’ tasks range from taking care of the building’s grounds come rain, […]