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Centers & Initiatives

Adult Career Counseling Center
The ACCC offers no-cost guidance services to members of the community. The ACCC helps individuals who are considering a career change or are simply reviewing possible career options.

Center for Autism
Oakland University’s Center for Autism promotes understanding and awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) to improve quality of life for people impacted by ASD.

Educational Resources Laboratory
The ERL houses collections of children’s and young adult literature, educational reference and curriculum materials appropriate for grades Pre-K–12, as well as circulating technology and media needed to support the practice and coursework for students.

Galileo Institute for Teacher Leadership
The Galileo Institute is dedicated to supporting the advancement of teacher leadership through a variety of projects and initiatives.

Initiative for Eradicating Racism
The IER aims to educate our colleagues, students, and community partners, and to influence policy to further the cause of dismantling racism in the United States.

Ken Morris Center for the Study of Labor and Work
The Ken Morris Center for the Study of Labor and Work is a division of OU’s Department of Human Resources Development. Any OU student may select a minor in Labor and Employment Studies through coordination with the Center.

Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education
The Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education provides a nurturing, high quality, educational setting where diverse children and families grow and thrive.

Pawley Lean Institute
Designed to benefit OU students, schools, nonprofits, government and industry, the Pawley Lean Institute (PLI) shares concepts and practices of Lean thinking to create leaders and learners in the university, public and private sectors, and the community.

Office of Public School Academies
The PSA office supports quality charter schools through leadership in educational initiatives at the national, state and local levels and ensures accountability through effective performance evaluation.

SEHS Counseling Center
The SEHS Counseling Center is a no-cost service offering personal and career counseling. It is a teaching and research facility for the counselor education program at Oakland University.

School of Education and Human Services

Pawley Hall
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
248 370 3050