Tag Archives: Jim Troost

Student Profile: Matt Stachowiak, ACE graduate

In early 2013, then Walled Lake Central junior Matt Stachowiak took a gamble that paid off dividends. He decided to enroll in the newly launched Oakland County Accelerated College Experience program, better known now as ACE. According to Jim Troost, ACE program director, the program was started to help students in Oakland County high schools […]

Come learn more about Oakland Schools’ ACE program!

Over the next month, Oakland Schools is hosting Information Nights for our highly-esteemed ACE program. We encourage you to attend one of these sessions: All meetings are from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30, OCC Auburn Hills, 2900 Featherstone Road, Auburn Hills, building F, room 123 Feb. 7, OCC Orchard Ridge, 27055 Orchard Lake […]

Oakland Schools student ACEs program

It’s a bright and sunny Thursday afternoon and Ortonville resident Melinda Cheng finds herself on the Oakland Community College (OCC) campus, just a couple weeks into the 2017-2018 school year. But this isn’t the first time the 19 year old has been on this campus – not by a long shot. Thanks to the Oakland […]