Wisconsin Global Youth Summit 2017
Students from 30 high schools and their teacher gathered Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Union South on the University of Wisconsin-Madison for the fifth annual Wisconsin Global Youth Summit.

The event was sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and UW-Madison's Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS), Language Institute, and International Reach (International Student Services).

Activities for students included small group discussions on what it means to be a global citizen, conversations with international students, and introductory lessons in a variety of world languages. The program also includes performances of Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art, and Okinawan taiko drumming.

Teachers participated in peer-led sessions that focused on Wisconsin's Global Education Achievement Certificate.

Participating high schools were: Amery, Appleton Area, Arrowhead UHS, Bonduel, Cedarburg, Cuba City, De Forest Area, Gibraltar Area, Grantsburg, Howard-Suamico, Janesville, Johnson Creek, Kettle Moraine, Lake Mills Area, Madison Metropolitan, Oconomowoc Area, Oregon, Pewaukee, Plymouth Joint, Pulaski Community, Shorewood, Slinger, South Milwaukee, Southern Door County, Tomah Area, Two Rivers Public, Watertown Unified, Wausau, Wausaukee, and Wauwatosa.

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