Supportive School Cultures

Grant Opportunity: Olweus!

Oakland Mediation Center is excited to announce a grant opportunity that allows schools in Oakland County to implement the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program for three years. Your assistance in getting this information out to local schools is requested and very much appreciated! I have attached the grant application as well as outlined some of the details below. Thank you in advance for helping to get this information out to our schools in Oakland County!

Grant Summary: Through the efforts of Oakland Mediation Center’s (OMC) Fund Development Committee and generous donors, OMC is announcing a funding opportunity for the purpose of implementing the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP) in five schools located in Oakland County for a minimum of three years. The grant includes training, 18 school months of consultation, and all program materials for 3 years. OBPP has been shown to reduce bullying behavior, reduce antisocial behavior, and increase school climate.

Detailed Grant Information: To view an archived webinar that provides an overview of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program and this grant opportunity, please click here or type the following link into your browser Also, see attached grant application.

Grant Deadline: Friday, April 18th

Questions: Please contact Oakland Mediation Center’s Education Manager Kenzi Bisbing at or 248-338-4280, ext. 216.

Tier II Interventions

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 at 8:30am

2111 Pontiac Lake Rd

Waterford Township, MI

Date(s): April 23, 2014
Time(s): 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Rd., Waterford 48328
Cost: $10.00
Presenter(s): Jim Wood, Mary Perfitt-Nelson, Steve Whitmore, Dr. Karen Rusniak

This professional learning event is part of a comprehensive approach to help district staff create a multi-tiered system of support . It will be of particular value to those involved in creating socio-emotional and behavioral support for students with Tier-2 needs. Participants will learn ways to think about Tier-2 needs and to develop various practical & field-tested procedures & interventions will be discussed. At completion participants will be able to evaluate & to adjust existing strategies & interventions, and/or create their own individualized plan for identifying and supporting students with Tier-2 needs.

Questions: Erika.Geyman@oakland/