Tag Archives: Dr. Vickie Markavitch

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Oakland Schools Board of ED Recommends New Superintendent

“We believe we have a person in-house that has shown us, over the last 14 months, exactly the kind of leadership, purpose and momentum we are looking for”…  Letter from the Board President June 8, 2015 – Last month the Oakland Schools Board of Education accepted the resignation of  Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch, who has […]

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Lessons in #EdLeadership: Purpose, Passion, ACTION

By Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch, Superintendent of Oakland Schools Purpose. Isn’t life amazing as an educator? Truly think about it. Our purpose is built into our job through our students, and we can go to work every day feeling good about what it is we are there to accomplish. I read a book in college […]

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POWER-ful Biz-ED Partnership Benefits MI Students AND Residents

ABOVE: Consumers Energy Natural Gas BOOT CAMP Graduation Speakers (not shown: Patrick Van Beek, President, Midwest ENERGY Association) “This partnership is a living example of business and education coming together to provide the workforce of today and tomorrow”… Dr. Markavitch Dr. Vickie Markavitch, Superintendent of Oakland Schools, at Boot Camp Graduation Ceremony 2014: “Consumers Energy […]

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TOP 5 Problems in Mich Public Ed…plus 5 SOLUTIONS!

by Dr. Vickie Markavitch, Superintendent of Oakland Schools: THE PRIMARY PROBLEM facing public education is the legislated diversion of time, talent and resources to things that do not improve student learning – a reliance on silver bullet, bumper sticker, market-driven ‘reform’ ideas instead of focused, research-based hard work and effort. Specifically: 1) Merit Pay and […]

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Common Core: Beyond the Noise

“There is a lot of NOISE right now about the Common Core Standards…” Four Minutes of Clarity: click image below to VIEW a timely YouTube PODCAST with Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch, Superintendent of Oakland Schools: CLICK on image above to VIEW PODCAST  TEXT of PODCAST from Dr. Markavitch: There is a lot of noise right […]