The Division of District Operations provides maintenance, operation, purchasing, and transportation support services to the school district, in order to order to support a positive learning environment for students, staff, and the community.

The Operations Division provides services to the school community by the following departments:

  •  Trades – Skilled Trades provide new construction and maintenance of facilities, classrooms, and furnishings
  •  Grounds – A full service Grounds Department provides grass cutting, snow plowing, landscaping, and complete grounds maintenance.
  •  Transportation – Our Drivers, Attendants, and Mechanics provide transportation services to students as well as conduct meal deliveries, districtwide internal shipping, and athletic / field trip transportation. Field Trips can be scheduled by calling or emailing Cathy Lee
  •  Engineering – Licensed engineers operate building systems including state of the art heating, cooling, and pool filtration equipment.
  •  Custodial – Provide a clean, sanitary environment for the learning process as well as extra curricular activities in the facilities.
  •  Fingerprinting and Name Badges – Fingerprinting services and staff name badges can be obtained by making an appointment with the Operations Department.  Please call 313-827-3200
  •  Safety and Security – The safety and security of facilities, students, and staff are critical to the efficient operation of the school district.  Recycling and Hazardous Material Disposal can be coordinated through the Health / Safety and Security Supervisor.
  •  Purchasing – The Purchasing Department procures goods and services for the district, utilizing competitive bidding procedures, and other acquisition methods designed to create financial efficiencies and economies of scale.

Division of District Operations Staff

Mark Andrews – Director of Operations
313-827-3200
andrewm@dearbornschools.org

Denise Norburn – Operations Secretary
313-827-3200
norburd@dearbornschools.org

open – Supervisor of Transportation
313-827-3300

Gary Schilbe – Plant Operations Supervisor
313-827-3200
schilbg@dearbornschools.org

Michael Belcher – Construction and Capital Projects Administrator
313-827-3200
belchem@dearbornschools.org

John Leacher – Health, Safety & Security Supervisor
313-827-3203
leacherj@dearbornschools.org

Matthew Osinski – District Trades, Grounds and Labor Supervisor
313-827-3200
osinskm@dearbornschools.org

Patrick O’Reilly – Assistant Supervisor of Transportation
313-827-3300
oreillp@dearbornschools.org

Cathy Lee – Morning Transportation Secretary
313-827-3300
leec@dearbornschools.org

Anna Munoz– Afternoon Transportation Secretary
313-827-3300
munoza@dearbornschools.org