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Hamilton Connects is a program created to connect, educate and support families within the Hamilton School District through free evening presentations and valuable resources.

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For more information, please contact Hamilton Connects Coordinator Kristin Hasbrook, a licensed school counselor who supports AODA efforts in the Hamilton School District:

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Additional resources for parents

BullyingHealthy Kids Learn More
E-learning programs created by Children’s Wisconsin
StopBullying
Information from various government agencies on bullying
Children’s safetyCommon Sense Media
A parental guide to movies, TV shows and books
ConnectSafely
A nonprofit organization dedicated to educating people about safety, privacy, security and digital wellness
Family Watchdog
A free service to help locate registered sex offenders in your area
Interact!
An online, interactive e-course for parents
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
A comprehensive reporting center for all issues related to the prevention of and recovery from child victimization
Netsmartz
An online safety education program for children
National Sex Offender Public Website
A safety resource that provides the public with access to offender data nationwide
PKO Podcast
A podcast created by Wisconsin Department of Justice, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force
Finance & college planningFinancial Aid Calculator
This calculator helps determine if you qualify for financial aid by calculating your EFC (expected family contribution) and Financial Need. In addition, there are a number of great videos on the page that will cover the basics of financial aid and get you started.
The Scholarship Guide for Busy Parents
A free series of 15-minute videos on the types of scholarships and which are appropriate for your student. The goal of this guide is to bring you up to speed on scholarships, teach you the dos and don’ts, and make sure you don’t miss any opportunities.
Taming the High Cost of College Podcast
Taming the High Cost of College teaches parents the secrets of how to plan and save for college, so you can help make your children’s dreams come true. Hosted by Brad Baldridge, a Certified Financial Planner and college planning expert, you’ll learn what you need to save time, save money and reduce stress with smart and proven strategies. If you’re the parent of a college-bound teenager, you can get great college tips and tactics, while you are on the go. Listen on SpotifyApple Podcast, or wherever you get your podcasts.
Teaching children about money
An article focusing on the benefits of teaching math over finance
Mental health and addiction resourcesHelping children build optimism in their lives
A video produced by Dr. Michael Weber, former Superintendent of the Port Washington-Saukville School District
Online Therapy
A platform that has researched the most popular online therapy services and analyzed each one based on 14 key features
REDgen
A collection of tips for self-care
Stress and Anxiety in Youth
A presentation given in Dec. of 2019 at Hamilton High School by David Jacobi, Ph.D.
Talk with Your Teen About E-cigarettes: A Tip Sheet for Parents
Vaping brochure
War on the shore
A mini-documentary based on the life and writing of Rachel Scott that shows the importance of hope
NWEA-MAP Parent toolkit
A guide to parents’ most frequently asked questions about MAP assessments as well as links to mathematics and language arts-reading resource websites
RIT reference charts
Examples of the kinds of work students can do at various points along the MAP RIT scale
Please note that each subject area has a unique alignment to the RIT scale. As a result, scores between subjects are not equivalent.
Parenting columns from coordinator Kristin HasbrookTeaching children about the value of money

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