Principal Jason Gillespie
Jason Gillespie most recently taught 5th grade at Coolidge Intermediate School. He has 13 years of middle school teaching experience within Ferndale Public Schools in the math, science and social studies departments.
Mr. Gillespie has a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Michigan State University and a master's degree in School Leadership and Administration from Wayne State University.
He is a proud graduate of Ferndale High School (Class of ‘92) and is a third-generation Ferndale Public Schools educator. His wife is also a teacher at University High School in Ferndale. Together they have 3 children.
"My vision is to provide a well-rounded middle school education in a safe and nurturing environment," says Mr. Gillespie. "One that encompasses high academic expectations and provides a rigorous and engaging curriculum while inspiring a passion for learning. Furthermore, it must include an athletic program that develops the body and mind, fine arts opportunities that encourage creativity, and extracurricular activities that deepen the middle school experience."
Ms.Carolyn Nicholson, LPC