Program Overview

Lake Mills High School is pleased to offer students the opportunity to earn a Wisconsin Global Education Achievement Certificate.  The parameters for the certificate have been developed by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.  The certificate acknowledges students who have demonstrateda strong interest in global issues by successfully completing a global education curriculum and engaging in co-curricular activities and experiences that foster the development of global competencies.

For an overview, please watch this short presentation:


(Developed by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction)

Students graduating from high school may be awarded the distinction of Wisconsin Global Scholar if they have completed the following requirements:
  • Four (4) credits in one world language
  • Four (4) credits in courses with global content.  One of those credits may be a year of a second world language.
  • Reflections on eight books (fiction or non-fiction) with global content.  Alternately, up to four reflections may be on art, music or film.
  • Participation in culturally focused global activities.
  • A minimum of twenty (20) hours of global service learning.
Please see pages for details and tracking forms specific to Lake Mills HIgh School.

GEAC  COORDINATOR:      Ellen Onsrud, French Teacher    920.648.2355 x341

GEAC TEAM:      Casey Bouska, Spanish Teacher        Elaina Genthe, Spanish Teacher        Tara Williams, ELL Coordinator