Avondale Partnership Overview: An overarching goal of the Avondale/OU Partnership is to create a culture that supports a true community of learners, inspiring children of all abilities to learn and thrive. Further, the partnership, by design, insures that all participants see themselves as leaders, problem-solvers, and critical thinkers. This learning environment is grounded in four key areas
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Enhanced Teaching Methods
Improved Student Engagement
The health and wellness of Avondale’s families and community can be supported and encouraged through additional resources that are available within the Oakland University community. Wrap around services are provided through the SEHS Counseling Center, which provides no-cost personal counseling on Oakland University’s campus.
OUWB School of Medicine provides health and wellness lessons within Avondale’s elementary Schools through the Medical School Student as Educator experiences as well as a co-teaching model at Avondale High School, where OUWB Medical School students work closely with Biology students to learn more about communicable diseases and immunizations. The lessons and experiences are co-created and intentionally designed to integrate the Michigan Core Science Standards as well as the Michigan Core Health Education standards.
Improved Student Performance