Gary Sophiea
Gary Sophiea, Director of Operations, has a long history with the Ferndale Public Schools. Mr. Sophiea graduated from Ferndale High School and returned to the district as a teacher and high school basketball coach. He then became a middle school principal at Coolidge Junior High, a Ferndale High School assistant principal and principal of Ferndale Middle School.

As Director of Operations, Mr. Sophiea oversees purchasing, security, building/grounds, transportation, custodial services and is a contractor liaison for the district. Mr. Sophiea also is the director of Adult and Alternative Education. Click here for the Adult/Alternative Education website

Contact Gary Sophiea
phone 248/586-8615 | email gsophiea@ferndaleschools.org


Secretary - Colleen ApMadoc, 248/586-8615

Transportation & Maintenance
Manager - Dee Petri, 248/586-8895 | click for webpage

Adult/Alternative Education
248/541-4855 | click for webpage

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