Thursday, December 13, 2018

OSTC Career Night

Oakland Schools Technical Campus  (1000 Beck Road Wixom, MI) will be holding its annual Career Night on January  31, 2019 from 5-7:30pm

This is a great opportunity for students to explore the career programs offered at OSTC as well as meeting some business and industry professionals that partner with OSTC. 

Career Expo Sessions are offered on the following schedule:

5pm:  Computer Programming, Machining, Entrepreneurship & Advanced Marketing, Welding, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Culinary Arts and Hospitality.

5:30pm:  Computer Networking, Engineering, Robotics & Mechatronics, Automotive Technology, Agriscience and Environmental Technologies, Medium/Heavy Truck and Equipment and Visual Imaging.

6pm:  Entrepreneurship & Advanced Marketing, Welding, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Health Sciences.

6:30pm:  Computer Programming, Machining, Medium/Heavy Truck and Equipment, Culinary Arts/Hospitality, Visual Imaging

7pm:  Computer Networking, Engineering, Robotics & Mechatronics, Automotive Technology, Agriscience and Environmental Technologies, Health Sciences.

For more information:

Monday, November 26, 2018

Project Venture at Michigan State University

Applications are now open for Project Venture at Michigan State University. Project Venture is an exciting college transition program for high school students with disabilities ages 16-18. Project Venture offers students the chance to “try on” university life through an interactive, unique pre-college experience at MSU. This experience will benefit all students, regardless of whether they are planning on attending a 2 or 4-year college.

Program Dates: June 23-26, 2019

Students will:
  • Meet other high school students with disabilities and interact with MSU Disability Specialists
  • Participate in breakout activities in assistive technology and learning skills for college
  • Become aware of self-advocacy skills and resources for a successful transition
  • Meet with MSU faculty, attend a mock college class, and learn about other campus resources
  • Stay three nights in an accessible residence hall and experience college campus life
  • Have a great time and participate in fun evening activities!

Learn more and apply now! Visit:

Contact the Project Venture Team with questions at,!

Project Venture Team
Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (RCPD)
Michigan State University
434 Farm Lane, Room 120 (Bessey Hall)
East Lansing, MI, 48824             
Office: (517) 884-1900

Monday, November 19, 2018

Oakland Schools and Celebrate Hope are sponsoring a seminar for parents and caregivers  who are caring for a child with unique or complex needs.   The seminar hopes to provide the following supports:
Attend the seminar to find out ways to:
1) Gain comprehensive understanding of the emotional journey you are on
2) Development of new coping skills
3) Ways to increase your support system and find new resources for help
4) Joy in being the parent of a unique child

When:  Dec. 6, 2018  5-8pm
Where:  Oakland Schools  2111 Pontiac Lake Road Waterford Township

Please click on the link below to get more information and to register.

Celebrate Hope!! Seminar

Monday, November 5, 2018

Parent Resource Meeting

Parent Resource Meeting 
Sponsored by MORC

When:  Nov. 29, 2018

Time:  3 - 4:30pm (Open House Format)

Where:  Novi High School Media Center Forum

What:  Meet with vendors from a variety of community agencies that provide supports/resources to students with Developmental Disabilities.  

Questions:  Contact Kristin Corrion
248-449-1500 ext. 5050

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The Relentless Tour with Anthony Ionni

The Relentless Tour is a free presentation offered by the Oakland Schools PAC on Saturday, November 3rd .  It is appropriate for parents and students ages 13+.
The Relentless Tour is an anti-bullying presentation from the Michigan Department of Civil Rights that has been traveling through Michigan. An RSVP is required below.

  For more information go to 

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Schoolcraft College Night Oct. 2, 2018

Schoolcraft College Night 2018

Schoolcraft College Night 2018 will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the VisTaTech Center, 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI   48152-2696.  The VisTaTech Center is most easily accessed via the North Parking Lot (closest to 7 Mile Road.)

This community-service event is free and open to the public.

Representatives from 88 schools will be available to answer questions about admissions procedures, financial aid options, scholarship availability, and more!  In addition, representatives from the State of Michigan Student Scholarships and Grants department will be on hand to answer questions.

We encourage high school students, transfer students, and current Schoolcraft College students to explore a vast range of higher education options.  The following colleges and universities have committed to attending:

Adrian College
Albion College
Alma College
Andrews University
Aquinas College
Baker College
Ball State University
Bowling Green State University
Butler University
Calvin College
Capital University
Central Michigan University
Cleary University
Cleveland Institute of Art
Cleveland State University
College for Creative Studies
Columbus College of Art and Design
Cornerstone University
Davenport University
Defiance University
DePaul University
Drexel University
Eastern Michigan University
Ferris State University
Grace Christian University
Grand Valley State University
Henry Ford College
Hillsdale University
Hope College
Indiana Tech
Indiana University Bloomington
Indiana Wesleyan University
Iowa State University
IUPUI - Indiana U Purdue U Indianapolis
Jackson Community College
Johns Hopkins University
Kalamazoo College
Kendall College of Art & Design
Kettering University
Kuyper College
Lake Superior State University
Lawrence Technological University
Lourdes University
Loyola University Chicago
Madonna University
Miami University
Michigan State University
Michigan Technological University
Northern Michigan University
Northwestern University
Nova Southeastern University
Oakland Community College
Oakland University
Ohio Northern University
Purdue University
Rochester College
Saginaw Valley State University
Savannah College of Art & Design
Schoolcraft College
Siena Heights University
Specs Howard School of Media Arts
Spring Arbor University
St. Mary's College
The Ohio State University
Tiffin University
Trine University
United States Air Force Academy
United States Air Force R.O.T.C.
United States Army R.O.T.C.
United States Coast Guard Academy
United States Military Academy - West Point United States Naval Academy University of Alabama University of Cincinnati University of Detroit - Mercy University of East Anglia University of Findlay University of Michigan - Ann Arbor University of Michigan - Dearborn University of Notre Dame University of Toledo Ursuline College Valparaiso University Walsh College Washtenaw Community College Wayne County Community College Wayne State University Western Michigan University [ocelot (3)]

Please pass this information along to college-bound students and/or transfer students, along with the attached link: 

If you have questions, contact the Admissions & Welcome Center at 734-462-4683.