Tag Archives: Employee Focus

Employee Focus: Frank Costanzo, Culinary Arts educator, OSTC-SE

“Ever since I was little I had a passion for cooking. My grandma and I would always cook together. I have a deep joy for making people happy through food,” explained Kortinie Rollins, a 12th-grader and Culinary Arts student at Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Southeast in Royal Oak. Rollins plans to go to Schoolcraft to get […]

Employee Focus – Curtis Jones Maintenance, Oakland Schools Technical Campus – Southwest

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, […]

Employee Focus: Amanda Korkis – PP&G

By all accounts, it would appear Amanda Korkis, customer service representative for Oakland Schools’ Production Printing & Graphics, is in the right field of work. “Making people happy makes me happy,” she states simply when asked to describe her job. Many Oakland Schools employees have used Production Printing & Graphics for some part of their […]

Employee Focus: Jay Marks – Diversity and equity consultant

Diversity. Equity. Race. Social Justice. These are words that sometimes scare people or make them nervous because there’s a lot of apprehension surrounding how to approach these sensitive, but important topics. But if you’re Dr. Jay Marks, Oakland Schools’ diversity and equity consultant, these topics are what you live and breathe. A typical day for […]