Ferndale Middle School Staff

A Welcome from new FMS Principal Melissa Daugherty

melissa daugherty head shotI am elated to join Ferndale Schools as the principal  of Ferndale Middle School.  My commitment to providing an equitable education to all students and alignment with the strategic plan and goals of the district is what attracted me to the district. 

 I look forward to partnering with all of our students, families, staff, and community members to ensure FMS continues to uphold its mission, elevate student voices and cultural experiences, and meet the needs of our students.

Contact Mrs. Daugherty at melissa.daugherty@ferndaleschools.org or call 248-586-8832. 


Assistant Principal

Bob Francis  

Secretaries

Jean Bokram
Deborah Lofton

Counselor

Currently Vacant

Staff Directory

Administration

Principal

Name
Position
Phone
Daugherty, Melissa
Principal

Assistant Principal

Name
Position
Phone
Assistant Principal

Secretary

Name
Position
Phone
Secretary
Secretary

Mental Health Specialist

Name
Position
Phone
Gregory-Webb, Kristin
Mental Health Specialist

PLTW

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone

Art

Art Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Art Teacher

Dance

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone

Drama

Name
Position
Phone
Smith-Maurer, Melissa
Teacher

ESL

Name
Position
Phone
Niculescu, Mihaela
Teacher

ParaProfessional

Name
Position
Phone
Kakos-Nieman, Jenan
ParaProfessional

Language Arts

ELA Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
ELA Teacher
Williams, Valeria
ELA Teacher

Spanish Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Spanish Teacher

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Piornack, Richard
Teacher
Teacher

Math

Math Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Math Teacher
Math Teacher
Lemieux, Stephanie
Math Teacher
Math Teacher
Math Teacher

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Teacher

Music

Band Director - Jazz

Name
Position
Phone
Band Director - Jazz

Band Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Band Teacher

Orchestra Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Orchestra Teacher

Vocal Music Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Schroeder, Kimberly
Vocal Music Teacher

Physical Education

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Warkoczeski, Anthony
Teacher

Science

Science Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Cristofaro, Sabrina
Science Teacher
Science Teacher

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Teacher

History & Social Studies

Social Studies Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Social Studies Teacher

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Teacher
Teacher

AVID

AVID Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
AVID Teacher
AVID Teacher

Athletic

Athletic Director

Name
Position
Phone
Athletic Director

FMS Athletic Director

Name
Position
Phone
Warkoczeski, Anthony
FMS Athletic Director

Athletic Secretary

Name
Position
Phone
Athletic Secretary

Special Education

ASD - Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
ASD - Teacher

Teacher Consultant Transition Coordinator

Name
Position
Phone
Teacher Consultant Transition Coordinator

Occupational Therapist

Name
Position
Phone
Occupational Therapist

Physical Therapist

Name
Position
Phone
Physical Therapist

Psychologist

Name
Position
Phone
Gillespie, Sherry
Psychologist
Psychologist

Resource Program Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Resource Program Teacher
Resource Program Teacher
Resource Program Teacher

Social Worker

Name
Position
Phone
Social Worker

Speech Pathologist

Name
Position
Phone
Engles-Catallo, Alexandria
Speech Pathologist
Speech Pathologist

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Gearns, Katherine
Teacher

ParaProfessional

Name
Position
Phone
ParaProfessional
ParaProfessional
Halliburton, Deidre
ParaProfessional
ParaProfessional

Staff

Police Liaison

Name
Position
Phone
Police Liaison

staff

Name
Position
Phone

Counseling Center

Restorative Practices Coordinator

Name
Position
Phone
Kennedy, Briannia
Restorative Practices Coordinator

Counselor

Name
Position
Phone
Counselor
Counselor

Student Services

Reading Specialist

Name
Position
Phone
Reading Specialist

Maintenance

Custodian

Name
Position
Phone
Custodian

Food Service

Director

Name
Position
Phone
Director

Technology

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Teacher