Tag Archives: Cabinet Corner

Cabinet Corner: Early Childhood

Much of the work done at Oakland Schools centers around children who are actually of school age – those in kindergarten through high school. But there’s a huge part of Oakland County’s population that are too young to be in school, yet, could really benefit from some extra resources. That’s where Oakland Schools Early Childhood […]

Cabinet Corner: Shared Services

Shared Services is pretty much the epitome of what it means to work for Oakland Schools. The whole purpose of the division is to provide assistance to school districts in Oakland County who may need help establishing internal controls, efficiencies or simply running the day-to-day operations of a business office. “Local districts right now are […]

Cabinet Corner: Homeless Student Services

Homeless agencies across the state estimate there are 2,500 homeless students in Oakland County alone. The worst part is, said Sara Orris, Homeless Student Education Services Coordinator of Oakland Schools’ Community Programs, Special Populations, that number is likely way off. “We know that’s just a fraction of the number of homeless students out there,” she […]

Cabinet Corner: Facilities and Operations

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 […]

Cabinet Corner: Nutrition Services

For the month of November, Cabinet Corner is focusing on Child Nutrition Services, a section under the Finance & Operations Division overseen by Cabinet member and Deputy Superintendent of Finance & Operations Bob Moore. Specifically, Child Nutrition Services is housed under Auxiliary Services, Maintenance & Facility Operations. Over 98,500 lunch and breakfast meals are served […]