courses for high school students, KSCADE members participate in many
other types of programming on the network including K-8 enrichment
programs, courses and meetings for teachers and staff, and community
focused events, such as EMT training, Master Gardener classes and degree
coursework from member colleges.
The KSCADE (K-12 Schools/College
Alliance for Distance
Education) network began in 1998, with the goal of providing
participating schools with greater educational opportunities through the
use of videoconferencing resources. Linking over 25 K-12 and higher
education members, KSCADE forms a consortium within the greater Fox
Valley region. As a member of the consortium, schools have the
capability to receive a wide variety of high school and college-level
courses, but may also broadcast their unique or high demand courses to
other schools in the Fox Valley and throughout the state.
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KSCADE Mission Statement:
The mission of the KSCADE (K-12 Schools/College Alliance for Distance Education)
Consortium is to enhance learner access to available instructional resources among schools
and colleges in east central Wisconsin through the development of cost-effective,
interconnected telecommunication technology linkages.
KSCADE Vision Statement:
Within a unique regional educational partnership, KSCADE (K-12 Schools/College Alliance
for Distance Education) advances a synergistic model for exploring new technologies in
learning innovations coupled with a spirit of mutual concern for the diverse needs and
resources of all consortium members. Together as leaders and pioneers, KSCADE seeks to
connect our students, educators and communities with global knowledge resources by
continuously expanding the variety of flexible learning opportunities to address
ever-changing challenges of the future.
The goals of KSCADE are to make education more cost effective, to share educational
resources and to ultimately prepare students more effectively for the workforce of the
How do I find out more about
Students who wish to explore alternative programming choices offered over the KSCADE
network should contact their high school guidance department for more information on
specific course descriptions, prerequisite requirements and scheduling. Courses can be
incorporated into each student's daily class schedule, with KSCADE courses running along a
bell schedule that may be different from the high school hourly schedules.
KSCADE courses have included.
- Veterinary Science
- Intro to Criminal Justice
- Global Marketing
- Communicating with the Deaf
- Business & Personal Law
- AP US History
- Creative Writing
- Credit Deficient Coursework
Other Opportunities. . .
- FVTC courses for the community
- NWTC courses for the community
- UW-Oshkosh graduate courses
- Other staff development activities
For more information on the KSCADE network, please contact your local high school
principal or call the KSCADE network office at (920) 735-2507.