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Meet the Board of Directors – Jacqueline Prester

Name: Jacqueline Prester ( @mrsprester | LinkedIn | Facebook | mrsprester.com | email ) Position: MBEA Board of Directors, Secretary School: Mansfield High School, Mansfield, MA Job Title: Business & Technology teacher Grade Levels: high school Courses Taught: currently – Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance, previously – Marketing, Google Applications, Career Theory, HTML Webpage Design, Computer Applications I & II, Desktop Publishing, …

Summer of Entrepreneurship Program!

From our friends at the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge: Summer Grad-Level Professional Development for Teachers This graduate-level professional development course for K-12 teachers will examine the role of the free enterprise system as the economic engine that propelled the United States from a New World backwater to the world’s number one economy. Teachers will …

The Adjacent Possible

The idea behind a business is often the single most important factor that contributes to a founder’s ability to launch, gain momentum, and grow a business without losing steam and fizzling out. So what’s a founder to do when they’re having trouble coming up with the perfect idea for a business? Consider the “adjacent possible.” …

Bringing Social Entrepreneurship to the High School Classroom

Teaching entrepreneurship education in the classroom can be done in many ways.  As an educator of teaching entrepreneurship, I have had the opportunity to develop my course for more than a decade.  As a rookie teacher, I approached the course by teaching traditionally from the text book and required students to read a chapter, take …

Junior Achievement Summer Institute

Do you know any students who would be interested in the Junior Achievement Summer Institute? Applications are due by August 1st! Pass this along.

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