Oakland Schools works with several districts in Oakland County providing non-instructional services on a cost recovery basis. Collaborative efforts include the following:
- Effective November 2013, the District entered into an Alternate Service Provider Agreement with The School District of the City of Pontiac. Under this agreement, Oakland Schools is providing business office services and human resource services to assist Pontiac in addressing its financial emergency and successfully implement its Consent Agreement with the Michigan State Treasurer. This agreement is in effect the duration of the Consent Agreement unless terminated by both parties in accordance with the agreement's termination clause.
- Oakland Schools' Technology Services department provides a full range of onsite and centrally managed technology services to eight districts in Oakland County. Districts utilizing these services realize increases in operational efficiencies and customer satisfaction while directing savings back to the classroom. In fiscal year 2016, one additional district has entered into an agreement for Oakland Schools to provide technology services.
- Oakland Schools provides additional cost recovery services to districts on an as-needed basis. During 2015, these services included interim superintendent, business office, communications, early childhood specialist and human resources services.