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Providence Catholic High School

Providence Catholic High School Offers INCubatoredu Program for Students

Providence Catholic High School is pioneering the way for young minds to dive into the world of business and entrepreneurship through its INCubatoredu program. This cutting-edge program empowers students to start on the entrepreneurial path, providing them with a remarkable head start in the business arena.

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Clear Creek Courant

Innovation, Engagement and Entrepreneurship the Focus for Clear Creek High School Students

Picture the ABC network show “Shark Tank,” and you’ll have a pretty good idea of what’s being developed by Career Connections Coordinator Dacia Kelly in the Clear Creek district.

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Woodstock's director of business development working with INCubatoredu students
Woodstock Independent

Business Leaders Bring Real World to INCubatoredu at Woodstock High School

The premise behind INCubatoredu classes is putting students into real-life business scenarios, and one way to accomplish that is by having real-world business leaders in front of the classroom.

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Students engaged in work-based learning

How Entrepreneurship Education Builds Strong Community Ties

...Perhaps most importantly, the new Innovation Hub will provide significant opportunities for local industry and community members to engage meaningfully with students both as mentors and partners. These authentic relationships between students and industry won’t be peripheral to the student’s experience in the Innovation Hub, they’ll be central to its design, which expands on the success of the district’s partnerships with the business community. We already have entrepreneurship education programs that are central to our career and technical education programs and its Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center. These, in many ways, are the predecessor to the Innovation Hub.  Read more in SmartBrief.

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DA | District Administration

How Township High School District 214 is Embedding Entrepreneurship

It’s true what they say: A traditional four-year college education isn’t for everyone. But virtually every kid who walks the hallways of Township High School District 214’s six schools will get a job at some point in their lives.

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Rock Island High School graduate earns nationwide entrepreneurial award

Daivari Rogers, a Rock Island High School Class of 2023 graduate, was one of four people nationwide to receive the "McKenzie Foundation & Uncharted Learning 2023 GritGrant award," alongside $2,500 from the foundation. 

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High School Biz Team Awarded $5K For 'Downstairs' Deodorant

BREWSTER, NY — A team from a Brewster High School business class that invented a special deodorant for men has won $5,000 from the National INCubator Student Pitch Competition.

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Daily Herald

Mundelein High seniors ready to pitch Safe Sip at national event

One of Mundelein High School's Incubatoredu program startups, "Safe Sip," recently moved on as a finalist in the INCubatoredu National competition. Safe Sip, a drink-spiking detection product, is one of the top five Incubator startups in the country competing for this national honor. The Safe Sip startup was created by five senior girls at Mundelein High School. 

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The Four Points News

Head-first into the Shark Tank: The INCubatoredu program

Rounding out its fifth year at Vandegrift, the Entrepreneurship/INCubatoredu program has grown to become one of the most popular course requests among students. Taught by teachers Erin Mathis and Erin Lucas, the course allows students to spearhead the creation of their own unique businesses, whilst incorporating vital knowledge of business management and marketing research. 

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Getting Smart

SMU+GSV Mission Summit: On a Mission to Change the World for Good

Next week in Dallas, GSV will convene innovative and forward-thinking minds in education, business, technology and industry for the inaugural SMU+GSV Mission Summit. The three-day conference is packed full of powerful keynotes, networking opportunities and interactive sessions aimed at accelerating ideas that combine purpose and profits and changing the world for good.

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