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
Francis, Bob
Assistant Principal

Secretary

Name
Position
Phone
Bokram, Jean
Secretary
Lofton, Deborah
Secretary

PLTW

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Philip, Jeena
Teacher

Art

Art Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Tousignant, Lori
Art Teacher

Dance

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Blanks, Tori
Teacher

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
Blatt, Aaron
ELA Teacher
Williams, Valeria
ELA Teacher

Spanish Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Adams, Derek
Spanish Teacher
Spanish Teacher

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Piornack, Richard
Teacher
Wallace, Matthew
Teacher

Math

Math Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Guerra, Bridget
Math Teacher
Sigler, Michael
Math Teacher

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Murdock, David
Teacher

Music

Band Director - Jazz

Name
Position
Phone
Burke, Timothy
Band Director - Jazz

Band Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Jamison, Elon
Band Teacher

Vocal Music Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Schroeder, Kimberly
Vocal Music Teacher

Physical Education

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Garlow, David
Teacher
Warkoczeski, Anthony
Teacher

Science

Science Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Morden, Michelle
Science Teacher

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Coram, Samantha
Teacher
Evans, Akilah
Teacher
Philip, Jeena
Teacher

History & Social Studies

Social Studies Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Zold, Elaine
Social Studies Teacher

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Jeffrey, Scott
Teacher
Murdock, David
Teacher

AVID

AVID Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Morden, Michelle
AVID Teacher
Zold, Elaine
AVID Teacher

Athletic

Athletic Director

Name
Position
Phone
Butler, Shaun
Athletic Director

FMS Athletic Director

Name
Position
Phone
Warkoczeski, Anthony
FMS Athletic Director

Athletic Secretary

Name
Position
Phone
Burnham, Theresa
Athletic Secretary

Special Education

ASD - Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Plotkin, Hannah
ASD - Teacher

Teacher Consultant Transition Coordinator

Name
Position
Phone
Ceglarek, Amy
Teacher Consultant Transition Coordinator

Occupational Therapist

Name
Position
Phone
Hammerle, Kc
Occupational Therapist

Physical Therapist

Name
Position
Phone
Church, Torre
Physical Therapist

Psychologist

Name
Position
Phone
Gillespie, Sherry
Psychologist
Hawtin, Amy
Psychologist

Resource Program Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Cole, Hannah
Resource Program Teacher
Hutko, Alex
Resource Program Teacher
Perri, Angela
Resource Program Teacher

Social Worker

Name
Position
Phone
Kelly, Anne
Social Worker

Speech Pathologist

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

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Gearns, Katherine
Teacher

ParaProfessional

Name
Position
Phone
Campbell, Naomi
ParaProfessional
Celo, Violeta
ParaProfessional
Eby, Kimberly
ParaProfessional
Halliburton, Deidre
ParaProfessional

Staff

Police Liaison

Name
Position
Phone
Shank, Alison
Police Liaison

staff

Name
Position
Phone
Ponkey, Barbara
staff

Counseling Center

Counselor

Name
Position
Phone
Guerra, Kristin
Counselor
Perry, Geraldine
Counselor

Student Services

Reading Specialist

Name
Position
Phone
Harvey, Theresa
Reading Specialist

Maintenance

Custodian

Name
Position
Phone
Newton, Eric
Custodian

Food Service

Director

Name
Position
Phone
Torres, Lindsey
Director

Technology

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Wallace, Matthew
Teacher