Monthly Archives: February 2013

My Global is LOCAL

High School Students Learn International Entrepreneurship at Global Trade Mission 2013 February 28, 2013: 180 Oakland County high school students, plus Culture Ambassadors, Teachers and Business Coaches from successful companies across Metro Detroit, converged on Oakland Community College in Auburn Hills for three days of hands-on, think-tank training known as the Global Trade Mission (GTM). […]

Unbundling Public Education Doesn’t Add Up!

CLICK on IMAGE to VIEW PODCAST on SchoolTube by Dr. Vickie Markavitch, Superintendent of Oakland Schools BUMPER STICKER IDEAS… FULL TEXT of PODCAST: December 2012 was a pretty scary time for Michigan public education, its schools and the students it serves.  We saw lots of bumper sticker ideas for improving education – things like “choice”, […]

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MATT LANGDON is a Heroism Trainer  with a BIG message for kids. It’s an empowering message, which he offers with a step-by-step guide to becoming a real-life Superman or Wonder Woman. The message is about saving real lives, it’s about beating back bullying, and it’s about being an independent student leader who reaches out to […]

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The CHOICE is Clear…

Comprehensive K-12 Schools Are More Important Now Than Ever! VIEW PODCAST by Dr. Vickie Markavitch, Superintendent of Oakland Schools FULL TEXT of PODCAST: Lots of things are being marketed to us under the label of choice and as I said in a prior podcast, there is nothing wrong with CHOICE, but when it comes to […]