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The Oconomowoc Parent Education Network (OPEN) -  Get Connected is designed to provide parents with the opportunity to strengthen communication with their children and become engaged partners with schools. By providing information, resources and support to Oconomowoc families, we are supporting the goal of successful children as well as a stronger community.

Funding and support for this program is provided by:

  • Oconomowoc Public Education Foundation
  • Oconomowoc Area Foundation

Stairway to Heroin III:  Bridge to Action, Communities Coming Together

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Four area school districts – Arrowhead, Kettle Moraine, Pewaukee and Oconomowoc - are hosting a public information event on February 17, 2015. We encourage families and those 18 and up to attend the third in the "Stairway to Heroin" information sessions.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature nationally-recognized speaker Robert Stutman, who is an expert in law enforcement, drug abuse treatment, and signs and symptoms of drug abuse.

 “Stairway to Heroin III: Bridge to Action,” will be held at Westbrook Church in 1100 Hwy. 83, Hartland, WI from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Resource fair begins at 5:45 p.m.  Register here: https://bridgetoaction.eventbrite.com  

Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Time: 5:45 - 6:30 PM Resource Fair, 6:30 - 8:00 PM Program

Location: Westbrook Church, 1100 Hwy. 83, Hartland, WI

RSVP:  Register for this free event at https://bridgetoaction.eventbrite.com

Event Contact: Sandi Lybert at yourchoice.live@yahoo.com

Resource Fair Contact: Mary Ann Beckman at Beckman@arrowheadschools.org.



 Stairway to Heroin 2- The Next Step.  Tuesday, October 14; 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 Click here to download the parent presentation from October 14, 2014.

Stairway to Heroin Oconomowoc High School from OHS Film Class on Vimeo.


Handouts from the November 11, 2014 Presentation by Jodi Rupnow: Keeping our Kids Safe in Their Social (Media) Lives

Keeping our Kids Safe Power Point
Digital Glossary
Pros and Cons


Information from the November 20, 2013 presentation by Judi Rupnow: A Snapshot Into Our Kids' Social (Networking) Lives

PowerPoint presentation

Twitter abbreviations

Parent Resources

From the January 9, 2013 presentation about Facebook:

BULLY program from October 7, 2013 with contact information, websites, recommended books and other information.

  Find us on Facebook

e-mail: Katie Westerman 

Send us your name and e-mail address to receive reminders about upcoming Get Connected events.

Also, feel free to suggest topics for future presentations.

 The "Stairway to Heroin" resource fair and program was held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. More than 600 people attended and learned from families and law enforcement about the dangers of addiction. 

Click here to view photos from the event.





Many thanks to the our community partners, the Oconomowoc Area Foundation (OAF) and the Oconomowoc Public Education Foundation (OPEF) for supporting our mission in Oconomowoc schools. This year a grant was awarded to OPEN by the Oconomowoc Area Foundation for the 2013-14 school year in order to continue providing parent information nights to our schools and community.  


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