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Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northeast presented with prestigious state CTE award

The Michigan Department of Education recently recognized Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northeast (OSTC-NE) in Pontiac for its exemplary Engineering and Emerging Technologies (EET) cluster with a 2019 Career and College Readiness Initiative Excellence in Practice Award. “To have the EET program at Northeast honored by the Michigan Department of Education as one of the best […]

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Career-College-Tech Seniors Celebrate Success…

…and Prep for the Next Step! The Culinary students, under the choreographed direction of Instructor Frank Costanzo, Instructor Justin Howard and Instructional Tech Maryann Miutz, worked smart and worked fast. They had to set up, prepare, serve and breakdown an elegant breakfast buffet for over 75 high school seniors – then repeat the process an […]

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North Star: Partnering CFE with Biz for ‘Ultimate Outcome’!

“Welcome to Oakland Schools Technical Campus and Career Focused Education, where ‘Seeing is Believing’…”  Paul Galbenski, Dean, OSTC-NE KICK-OFF: On September 27, 2013, Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Northeast (OSTC) hosted the first Education and Business Community Partnership meeting in Pontiac. The partnership was created as an outgrowth of the OSTC ‘North Star’ guiding principle for its […]

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Super Bowl XLVII: America’s Marketing H.S. Harnesses Power of Pop Culture

Is it the dog bribing the cat-owner with Doritos? Or the Dalmatian training the has-been Clydesdale to “Rocky”-like victory? We all have our favorite Super Bowl commercials (and yes, some of us only watch the Super Bowl in order to scoop the next ad classic!). But what takes a commercial to viral-level, and what does […]

PB & J: Simple, Sustainable and…Marketable!

The Business, Management, Marketing & Technology students at Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Northeast needed a hook to jumpstart their “Making a Difference” food drive effort for the Baldwin Center’s holiday boxes and the Lighthouse of Oakland County Food Pantry. The near universal student familiarity with PB & J offered up a creative call-to-action for campus and […]

Mr. G at the White House!

Paul Galbenski, Michigan’s Teacher of the Year 2012, with his 49 teacher colleagues AND President Obama! Paul is in Washington DC for the national Teacher of the Year ceremony. “Mr. G” is a Business Management & Marketing Instructor at OSTC-SE (Royal Oak). MORE PICS at http://www.facebook.com/OSMichigan

The Perfect Marriage is…

…CTE and College. Paul Galbenski, a Business Management, Marketing and Technology Instructor at OSTC-Southeast, and Michigan’s 2011-2012 Teacher of the Year, makes me wish I could do high school all over again. I would enroll in Career and Technical Education (CTE) where I would participate in motivating, project-based learning, and I would graduate with a […]