Awards & Recognitions

District Recognitions

Special Education and Student Services Department

Trauma-Informed Care Grant: The Oconomowoc Area School District partnered with  Family Service of Waukesha to receive a grant from the Oconomowoc Area Foundation to provide training and consultation on trauma-informed care to students, staff, and families.

Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Abuse Grant:  The district received $25,000 from the state of Wisconsin for prevention and intervention around drug and alcohol use.  The grant will provide student assistance groups at both intermediate and high school levels for recovery, concerned others, awareness, prevention, and events that trigger use such as grief/loss or trauma.

Technology Grant: The department received $500 from the CSC Learning Corporation to allow 10 students access to a program for second language learners to practice English proficiency.  Three staff members will be trained to use the program with our students.  This replaces Rosetta Stone as an independent language learning program.  
Let's Get to Work Grant: The district is in its last of a three-year grant to support students with more significant cognitive delays in paid community employment.

Technology Leaders

Oconomowoc Area School District Earns Top 10 Ranking for Innovative Use of Technology in National Digital School Districts Survey

OASD Earns Top 10 Ranking for Innovative Use of Technology in National Digital School Districts SurveyFor the sixth time, the Oconomowoc Area School District earned a top ten ranking among mid-size school districts for innovative use of technology district-wide. OASD tied for eighth place in the Mid-sized Student Population Districts Category, recognizing districts around the country with an enrollment of 3,000-12,000.

“The Oconomowoc Area School District is committed to making learning technologies readily available to all students and teachers,” said Dr. Derick Kiger, Director of Research, Technology, and Assessment. “This is evidenced by strategic investments in facilities, technology infrastructure, computer devices, and innovative instructional programs.”

School districts’ use of innovative technologies such as 1:1 laptop initiatives, STEM curriculum and flipped classroom instruction earned top spots in the Center for Digital Education’s and National School Boards Association’s 10th-anniversary Digital School Districts Survey. The survey recognizes exemplary school boards’ and districts’ use of technology to govern their district, communicate with students, parents, and community and improve the learning environment and district operations.

915 E. Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
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