Office of Employee Relations

  • The Office of Employee Relations serves the District by ensuring our employees continue to use integrity and put students first when providing service.  We promote safety and respect in the workplace for all staff members.  The Office of Employee Relations investigates and resolves a variety of claims and complaints by and regarding employees, including issues related to policy, compliance, and employee conduct.  We are responsible for the following bodies of work:

    • Employee Misconduct and Corrective Discipline
    • Administrative Leave
    • Personnel Security Action Committee Process (PSAC)
    • Employee Disclosures Process
    • District Non-Renewal Process
    • Employee Civil Rights Complaints
    • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Michigan Department of Civil Rights Charge Response Process
    • Employee Handbook

Contact Information

  • Carrie S. Bryant, Esq.
    Executive Director
    Fisher Building
    3011 W. Grand Blvd.
    Detroit, MI  48202
    (313) 873-7341

    Erin A. Moss Ferguson, Esq.
    Senior Director
    Fisher Building
    3011 W. Grand Blvd.
    Detroit, MI  48202
    (313) 873-7342

    Tiffany L. Patten, Esq.
    Assistant Director: School Cohorts 1 & 3
    3011 W. Grand Blvd.
    Detroit, MI 48202
    (313) 344-7840

    Christal Phillips
    Assistant Director: School Cohorts 2, 4 & 5
    Fisher Building
    3011 W. Grand Blvd.
    Detroit, MI  48202
    (313) 873-6865