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Oakland Schools Technical Campuses (OSTC) are designed for any student who wants to graduate high school with industry certifications, on-the-job experiences, business connections, and college credits. OSTC's are valuable extensions of our district high schools, and bring students customized, self-directed learning that guides them toward future career success. The goal of our OSTC's is to help students find the best program fit for their interests, experiences, and goals.
In a display of innovative prowess, cosmetology students recently showcased their talent in an unconventional competition that challenged their artistic boundaries.
Amidst the gentle pitter-patter of raindrops, an inspiring spectacle unfolded at the Rochester Municipal Park.
In a collaborative effort, the Health Sciences program at OSTC-SW joined hands with OSTC-NE in a Certified Nurse's Aide orientation session.
Students in the Agriscience and Environmental Technologies program at OSTC-SW are eagerly gearing up for the much-anticipated state-wide FFA Broiler competition.
First-year Health Sciences students successfully obtained their Basic Life Support (BLS) certifications.
In a remarkable showcase of skill and expertise, students in our Medium/Heavy Truck and Equipment program recently undertook the challenge of replacing the engine of a customer's 1970s-era bulldozer.
In a thrilling continuation of their legacy, students from the Engineering, Robotics, and Mechatronics program are in full-throttle preparation mode for an upcoming robotics competition against Oakland County Schools.
On October 10, 2023, the American Culinary Federation (ACF) opened doors for seven budding Southeast culinary students and their parents at the Michigan Chefs de Cuisine monthly meeting.
This October marked an extraordinary milestone as we commenced our first-ever Student of the Month celebration at our campus.
The recent Manufacturing Day at Williams International in Pontiac, proved to be an exhilarating experience for students and staff from OSTC-SE's Engineering, Robotics, & Mechatronics (ERM), Computer Programming, and Welding programs.
OSTC-SE recently hosted its highly anticipated 8th Annual College & Career Fair.
Students from the Culinary Arts and Hospitality program expanded their knowledge during an educational tour at Spicer's Cider Mill in Fenton, MI.
At OSTC-NW, a partnership between the Culinary Arts and Health Sciences departments has set a new standard for interdisciplinary education.
Three seniors from OSTC-NW's Health Sciences program recently engaged in a significant work-based learning opportunity at the Waterford Fire Department, furthering their expertise as Patient Care Technicians.
Students from OSTC-NW and OSTC-SW participated in this enriching event, showcasing their dedication and commitment to agriscience in the recent Future Farmers of America (FFA) Leadership Conference.
In a recent challenge undertaken by Computer Programming students, the task was to decode a complex combination on a safe box.
Over the summer, OSTC-Southwest Health Sciences student Abigail German, soared to new heights by representing our campus at the prestigious HOSA National Championships in Dallas, Texas. Competing in the Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) competitions against a field of hundreds of students from across the nation, she emerged victorious, claiming the coveted first-place title in the country.
Student Support Specialist Eric Scott recently accompanied four enthusiastic students to the Multicultural Media Luncheon, a prominent diversity-themed event hosted at the Garden Theater in Detroit. This luncheon, held annually during the Detroit Auto Show, brings together industry leaders to celebrate diversity in the automotive world.
Excitement filled the air as OSTC-Southeast's FIRST robotics team, known as The CREW (Team 7769), debuted at the "Kettering Kickoff" event at Kettering University on Saturday, Sept. 23. This marked a momentous occasion for the team, and they certainly left their mark.
Kaylah Walker, a 2nd-year Health Sciences student from Bloomfield Hills High School, has a heart full of ambition and a passion for making a difference. She's paving her way towards becoming a certified Patient Care Technician (PTC).
The Student Support Services department kicked off the fall season with a bang at its annual Fall Frenzy celebration on Friday, Sept. 23. Students from all programs came together for a day filled with fun and camaraderie.
Carlos Johnson, a 2022 Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Southwest and Walled Lake Central High School graduate, is making significant strides toward his dream of becoming a doctor. His passion for healthcare was evident from his high school years, where he excelled in advanced science courses like AP Biology, AP Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology.
On September 21, 2023, students had an immersive educational experience at Independence Oaks County Park. Engaging in aquatic ecology and water quality monitoring, these young learners, under Joel Berry's guidance, delved deep into understanding the intricate web of aquatic ecosystems in the northwest region of Oakland County.
Over the summer, 140 of our first and second-year Cosmetology students continued their hard work, earning the required training hours as they moved closer to completing the program.
This past summer, over 60 bright young minds entering the 8th and 9th grades for the 2023-2024 school year embarked on an exciting journey into the world of Career and Technical Education (CTE). Oakland Schools Technical Campus - Northeast (OSTC-NE) proudly hosted these students, providing them with invaluable hands-on experiences.
7:45am - 10:10am or
11:20am - 1:50pm
OSTC by Numbers
Hands-on programs to prepare students for high-wage, high-demand careers
Paid field experiences and unpaid on-the-job placements coordinated for students in 2021-2022.
Student Organizations available for professional networking and opportunities to earn industry credentials.
No cost to families.
Associate degree options offered by Oakland Technical Early college.
Industry-recognized certifications/licenses earned in 2021-2022.
152 students participated in the fourth year of the Oakland Technical Early College in 2021-2022.