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.
The HOSA Regional Competition unfolded as a remarkable triumph for OSTC-Northwest. An impressive group of 41 students from the Health Sciences department stepped into the competitive arena, showcasing their skills and knowledge with exceptional poise and professionalism.
Matthew McKee, a senior at Walled Lake Northern and automotive student at OSTC-Southwest, has been accepted into the prestigious Ford Asset Program at Varsity Lincoln Mercury in Novi, Michigan.
Dr. Brian Van Rooyen, a 2013 Lake Orion High School graduate, is making waves in the dental community, attributing his foundational medical knowledge and career success to the time spent at the Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Northeast (OSTC-Northeast).
Cassidy Campbell, a dedicated and ambitious student, recently completed the rigorous two-year Health Sciences program, fulfilling all clinical requirements at the Waterford Fire Department and earning a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) certification.
Under the guidance of instructor Tom Neal, students in the Entrepreneurship and Marketing program at OSTC-Northwest engaged in a project to market the Oakland Schools Technical Campuses (OSTC) to prospective students.
In an impressive showcase of talent and skill, OSTC- Northwest's very own computer programming student, Mario, has secured his spot in the Business Professionals of America (BPA) State competition, slated for March.
In a display of creativity and skill, students from the graphics program at OSTC-Northwest have made an impressive mark at the Graphic Media Alliance Student Print Excellence competition.
The Oakland Schools Technical Campuses (OSTC) and Oakland Community College (OCC) collaboration has launched the Oakland Technical Early College (OTEC) program. This pathway has significantly benefitted many students, including Pascal Klepser, a Rochester Adams High School attendee who joined OSTC-NE for Engineering, Robotics & Mechatronics.
Nadiya Humes and Meredith Baert, both alumni of the culinary program at OSTC-Southwest, recently returned to their alma mater as business partners to assess the knife skills of current culinary students.
Entrepreneurship and Advanced Marketing program students achieved significant success in this year's DECA virtual business challenges. The competition, known for its rigorous evaluation of business insight, creativity, and strategic planning, witnessed outstanding performances across various categories.
OSTC-Northeast's Culinary Arts/Hospitality program hosted a two-day Holiday Buffet on December 13 and 14, leaving guests satisfied and impressed.
OSTC-Southeast's Engineering, Robotics, and Mechatronics program proved their mettle as they ventured into the competitive world of robotics by participating in the Oakland County Competitive Robotics Association (OCCRA) competition.
From Thursday, Nov. 16 to Thursday, Dec. 7, OSTC-Southeast staff and students participated in "Snow Pile", a toy drive for the Children’s Hospital in Detroit.
OSTC-Northeast's annual Career Night recently exceeded expectations, drawing an impressive crowd of over 350 prospective students and parents.
In a quest to broaden their horizons and gain a deeper understanding of cultural heritage, all senior Cosmetology students recently embarked on a thought-provoking field trip to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in downtown Detroit.
Abby Bartos, a talented student in OSTC-Northeast's Cosmetology program, recently demonstrated her exceptional skills by adding a unique twist to a Halloween wedding.
OSTC-Southeast Health Sciences students recently launched a food drive for Gleaners Food Bank, throughout the month of November.
This fall, OSTC-Southeast demonstrated its commitment to community service with its annual hat, glove, and scarf drive, benefiting the VA Hospital in Detroit.
At a recent Prostart Air National Guard Event, five culinary students from OSTC-SE (Demaris Harvey, Abbie Roth, Anya Blaquiere, Matt Moore, and Kaitlynn Rowe) showcased their culinary prowess in military pop-up kitchens fueled by jet fuel.
A resounding success, the recent showcases at OSTC-Northeast welcomed a total of 190 enthusiastic 10th grade students exploring various programs on campus.
Tsubusa Suzuki, a distinguished alumnus of the OSTC-Northwest Culinary Arts/Hospitality program, made a triumphant return to his alma mater to share his culinary expertise with current students.
Excitement buzzed through the Engineering, Robotics, and Mechatronics (ERM) program at OSTC-Northeast as two new robots joined the ranks. Demetrius Wilson, ERM Instructor, received a cutting-edge FANUC robot, a generous addition that benefited all campuses.
In a remarkable display of skill and expertise, students from the OSTC-SW Campus asserted their dominance at the annual Local 25 Ironworkers welding competition.
Nine talented students, including Apri Hooper (Culinary), Ali O’Neil (Culinary), Audrey Gearheart (Culinary), Mya Del Papa (Culinary), Amber Miller (Culinary), Ava Wisniewski (Auto), Hannah Merz (Construction), Austin Ahler (Electrical), Max Stein (Electrical) , immersed themselves in the Michigan SkillsUSA Fall Leadership Conference in Lansing.
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OSTC by Numbers
in scholarships earned by 20 district students through the OSEF Scholarships for Success program
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 2022-2023.
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 2022-2023.