This program, which provides a Project-Based Learning opportunity for our students, integrates creativity, collaboration, innovation, business planning, marketing, math, and speaking skills for our young entrepreneurs. The BizWorld curriculum is used to teach this program, and guest speakers in the business field are often invited. This program is offered to 4th-6th grade students, and GATE students are highly encouraged to participate. This 6-week after school program is FREE and culminates in an actual Entrepreneur Fair, where students launch their businesses and sell their products.
The Academy will take place in the MPR from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the dates listed below.
Session 1: EA Orientation, Business Basics, Business Plan – Oct. 24, 3 – 4 PM
Session 2: Design Process and Developing a Pitch – Nov. 7, 3 – 4 PM
Session 3: Creating a Prototype, Manufacturing, Pricing – Nov. 14, 3 – 4 PM
Session 4: Marketing / Promoting Your Product / Pitch – Nov. 28, 3 – 4 PM
Session 5: Entrepreneur Fair – Dec. 1, All Day
Session 6: Entrepreneur Academy Debrief & Awards – Dec. 2, 9:00 AM
(If you would like to be a guest speaker for this program, or if you would like to collaborate on ideas to enhance the learning experience for our students, please contact Mrs. Perez or Mr. Cochran! We would love your help and your ideas)