History of Kiel Distance Learning
In the early 1990’s Kiel had two way audio and one way video. By 1997 Kiel had two way audio and video.
Audio & Video
Kiel joined KSCADE (K-12 Schools and College Alliance for Distance Education) – a distance learning consortium.
In 2001-2002 a few Kiel High School students started taking online courses through Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.
Students in grades 7-12 began taking online courses through the K.I.E.L. Charter School (now called Kiel eSchool.)
Kiel High School discontinues membership in KSCADE and joins CESA 7’s ILS – Interactive Learning Services.
CESA 7 ILS
Kiel eSchool creates the Wisconsin eSchool Network with Appleton eSchool.
WI eSchool Network
Kiel High School instituted online graduation requirement.
Wisconsin eSchool Network partners with the Department of Instruction and Wisconsin Virtual School.
Wisconsin Digital Learning Collaborative
Kiel Area School District charters Between the Lakes Virtual Academy, a K-8 public school.
Between the Lakes Virtual Academy
The Kiel eSchool Mission
All Kiel eSchool students will be provided an environment that promotes their social, emotional, academic, and vocational growth and development in a nontraditional school setting. The Kiel eSchool will: foster a safe, caring environment that accepts and encourages diversity; nurture personal growth through increased self-awareness, individual responsibility, and healthy risk-taking; maintain a learning environment characterized by academic achievement; encourage students based on their needs and life-long interests; strengthen school, community, and family partnerships; and, contribute to the community through developing a well-trained workforce.