Making sure the building is secure, taking care of electrical issues, replacing worn carpeting — these are the everyday tasks completed by our Facilities and Operations (F&O) Department. They may seem mundane to some, but the bottom line is without a crew to take care of these projects, Oakland Schools would not operate as smoothly […]

The School Finance Research Collaborative is a group of business leaders and education experts who agree it’s time to change the way Michigan schools are funded. Oakland Schools is playing a crucial role in the Collaborative and we want everyone in our districts to understand what the Collaborative’s goals are for completing this endeavor. Read […]

Who we are Oakland Schools, one of 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs), was established in Michigan in 1962. ISDs are regional service agencies that offer support services to school personnel that are best delivered regionally, as measured by cost, size and quality advantages. Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-supported public school district governed by Michigan […]

If there was a motto written to describe the Hankerson Family, who reside in Novi, it would be: “The family that cooks together, stays together.” In fact, Kevin and Tricia Hankerson describe cooking together as something the family really values, with Kevin doing most of the summer cooking and Tricia taking over the helm in […]

Oakland Schools was asked by the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) to give a special presentation at its Annual Leadership Conference Nov. 9-12 in Lansing. It was there Oakland Schools officials had the opportunity to explain to the approximate 60 attendees at the MASB meeting how the Oakland Schools Board of Education approaches decision […]

Due to the success of the Oakland Schools Education Foundation (OSEF)’s annual Scholarships for Success program in 2017, $50,000 in scholarship money will soon be awarded to students who attend Oakland Schools Technical Campuses. OSEF proudly offers the Scholarships for Success program to help ensure students at the Oakland Schools Technical Campuses can take the next […]

Members of the Oakland Schools Technical Campus – Southwest (OSTC-SW) robotics team are celebrating after being declared the winners of the Oakland County Competitive Robotics Association (OCCRA) county championships Saturday, Nov. 18. The team consists of 18 students from both Notre Dame Prep and OSTC-SW. This marks the team’s third straight county championship. The two-on-two […]