The Wausau Engineering and Global Leadership Academy (EGL), housed at Wausau East High School, is a one-of-a-kind educational opportunity for young men and women interested in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This charter high school is built on a foundation of problem-based and project-based inquiry and learning. In addition, Wausau EGL Academy graduates master the leadership skills and cultural understanding and respect that allows them to encounter success in arenas throughout our ever-shrinking world.
For students with a passion for pursuing a future career in the STEM fields, who want to learn in a small school environment, Wausau EGL Academy brings their passion to life. Students move from teacher-directed learning to self-directed learning as they complete individual and team projects leading to personal and academic success in high school,college, and beyond.