Student Counseling

Meet Your Counselors

Heather Malnofski

"This is my sixth school year with Ferndale Public Schools!  I have three sons and a fur-son named Teddy. I enjoy scary movies, playing video games with my kids and sleeping.  My favorite holidays are Halloween and Christmas!"

heather.malnofski@ferndaleschools.org
248-586-8902 (for advisors: Frank, Lown, Mroczkowski, Roy, Wilbert)

Michelle Mirkes

"I have been with Ferndale for 16 years. I enjoy cooking, spending time with my family and traveling. I am married with two children and a dog. My favorite Marvel character is The Hulk!"

michelle.mirkes@ferndaleschools.org
248-586-8899 (for advisors: Bauer, Danek, Grand, Kinnunen, C. Lovins, J. Lovins)

Our mission is to provide all students with an emotionally safe and supportive environment and to assist you with your educational and personal goals!


Upcoming Events at TCEC

October 2 - Count Day 
 

Fun-filled day for students including catered lunch and much more! Don't be left out! 

October 4 - Manufacturing Day Field Trip
 

 See Mrs. Pam for more details, Room 101

October 16 - Parent/Teacher Conferences

4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

October 17 - Parent/Teacher Conferences & 1/2 Day for Students

 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

October 18 - 1/2 Day for Students 

October 23 - 1/2 Day for Students

October 24 - Explore Your Future Fair

9:30 am – 11:30 am

This event is open to all students and families. We will have representatives from many different colleges and various trade schools. 

October 31 - Halloween Fun Day!

 

Career Coordinator

Pamela Bellaver

pamela.bellaver@ferndaleschools.org
248-586-8922

Links & Resources

PDF Document2018 Resource Guide - Oakland Schools — This comprehensive resource guide contains a directory of support programs and agencies available to all ages and all needs.

Financial Aid

External LinkFree Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA)

College/Career Search
 

  • Career Cruising - Career Cruising is a self-exploration and planning program that helps people of all ages achieve their potential in school, career and life.
  • Big Future.org - BigFuture by the College Board gives students free, comprehensive college planning resources. Students can make college plans, compare schools, access scholarships, and much more.
  • Chegg - Search free scholarships, browse course reviews, get 24/7 study help and rent textbooks for a fraction of the cost of your bookstore - all in one big education-redefining student hub.
  • College Score Card - The College Scorecard is an online tool, created by the United States government, for consumers to compare the cost and value of higher education institutions in the United States. It displays data in five areas:
    • cost
    • graduation rate
    • employment rate
    • average amount borrowed
    • loan default rate
  • Michigan's Hot 50 Through 2026 - This publication highlights Michigan’s high-demand, high-wage careers that show a favorable mix of long-term job growth, projected annual job openings, and median wages through 2026.
  • MI Talent.org - An online marketplace connecting Michigan's job seekers and employers serves as a central hub linking all public and private stakeholders.
  • Oak Park Career Center - The Oak Park Michigan Works office offers career and employment resources.
  • Apprenticeships - Get assistance in making knowledgeable decisions concerning your professional future and career with USDOL approved registered apprenticeship programs in Michigan.
  • College Board - A mission-driven organization representing over 6000 of the world's leading colleges, schools, and other educational organizations. The site features scholarship and SAT planning resources, as well as scorecards for colleges around the world.

Scholarship Search Tools
 

College Application and Transcript Information
 

  • Parchment - Download your transcripts.
  • Common Application - Apply to any of more than 700 member colleges and universities in 49 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, China, and many European countries.