American Culture and English Program (ACE)
Learn while having fun at a world-class university
American Culture and English (ACE) is a two-week residential program for international high school students who want exceptional instruction in the classroom and an engaging experience outside of class.
Improve your English and enjoy American life at one of the world’s best public universities, the University of Wisconsin-Madison. You’ll meet new friends in a warm and welcoming city, engage in fun activities, and take day trips to nearby metropolitan areas.
At a glance
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Meet your program directors
(MA, UW-Madison) directs international non-credit programs in the Division of Continuing Studies, including the precollege American Culture and English (ACE) program and UW Advance Programs, customizable programs for international students age 18 and older. Christine has extensive international experience, including consulting, teaching, and volunteer work in Southeast Asia and Central America. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(BA, Chinese Language and Literature, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China) is the assistant director of the UW Advance program and ACE. She provides general assistance and support to the international noncredit programs in the Division of Continuing Studies.
(BBA Marketing and TESOL Certification, UW-Madison, Wisconsin) is the Program Coordinator/ESL Instructor for UW Advance and ACE. She coordinates curriculum and teaches the English as a Second Language component of both programs. She has been an English as a Second Language instructor for over 12 years, both domestically and abroad in Costa Rica.