Mission Statement

WCATY, a University of Wisconsin - Madison outreach program in the School of Education, is an inclusive community of academically talented youth supported by educators, UW researchers, and advocates who recognize and cultivate students’ potential. As an expression of the Wisconsin Idea, WCATY extends support to public school districts, learning communities, and families throughout the state and beyond. WCATY creates a culture of learning where students can choose challenge and engage in authentic opportunities.