Winneconne High School is pleased to provide high school students with the opportunity to earn a Wisconsin Global Education Achievement Certification.  The parameters for this certification have been developed by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. 

This achievement demonstrates a commitment and interest in acquiring global competency.  Global Scholars demonstrate a strong interest in global citizenship by successfully completing a global education curriculum and engaging in co-curricular activities and experiences that foster the development of global competencies.  (Tony Evers, WI DPI GEAC)

Wisconsin Global Education Achievement Certificate

Graduates who successfully complete all requirements will:
  • Receive a transcript endorsement with the notation of ¨Global Scholar¨.
  • Receive a certificate of completion from the State Superintendent that certifies that the named student has successfully completed a program in global education and is named a Wisconsin Global Scholar.
Global Education Achievement Certificate Requirements:
  • Coursework (8 credits)
    • 4 years/credits in a single world language
    • 4 credits of coursework with a global focus
  • Cultural Literacy
    • Independent review/reflection on 8 works of international/cultural media, including at least 4 books.
  • Cultural Activities - Co-curricular and other school sponsored or endorsed activities
    • Active participation and/or leadership in at least four activities such as participation in an international exchange program.
  • Community Service
    • Completion of a minimum of 20 hours related to global/cross-cultural public service projects. These hours may serve toward service hour for graduation from WHS as well.

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