COVID-19: See our Phoenix Forward page

Early College High School Program

Rising Phoenix

Rising Phoenix text

Early College High School Program

Rising Phoenix is a groundbreaking collaboration between school districts and UW-Green Bay, providing students in the program with dual enrollment, ongoing student success coaching and the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and their Associate of Arts and Sciences degree.

What is the Rising Phoenix program?
  • An innovative collaboration between school districts and the UW-Green Bay to provide high school students an opportunity to get a headstart on college.
  • Students will have the opportunity to earn their high school diploma and a two-year Associate of Arts and Sciences degree at graduation.
Who is eligible for the program?
  • Current sophomore students are able to apply.
  • The selected cohort of students will be enrolled in Rising Phoenix during their junior and senior year of high school.
  • Rising Phoenix program eligibility can be adjusted based on the needs of the district.
  • Admissions criteria can be found here

Why participate in Rising Phoenix?
  • Every student will work individually and consistently with the Student Success Coach on the admissions process, academic success, and balancing their college courses with high school life. 
  • The Student Success Coach will provide social and emotional support.
  • Students will learn together as a cohort for their First Year Seminar class where they will learn important skills for college success.
  • Flexible class schedules will be developed in order to fit individual student needs and their desire to remain in some high school elective classes.

Program Information

For more information about the Rising Phoenix Program, please contact Meagan Strehlow, Executive Director of K-12 and Community relations.


Sam Post

If you're a student and need help or have a question. We're here for you!

Contact Sam Post, Student Success Coach, at or 920-465-2866