Academic : Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Change Agents: Preparing The Next Generation For Jobs That Don't Yet Exist

sep 27, 2018: 3 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Room TBD

Did you know 72% of young people want to start a business some day and 60% want their future jobs to impact the world? Led by one of the nations top ranked business incubators, this dynamic session will highlight ways to bring your vision for innovation and entrepreneurship on campus to life. Co-Founder & CEO of SEED SPOT will share after school, curriculum-based, and professional development best practices for embedding 21st century skills, entrepreneurial thinking, and real-world project based learning on campus to help prepare the next generation for jobs that don't yet exist.

This session will also share how innovative school leader Peter Boyle - Arizona Charter School Association's Transformational Leader of the Year Runner-Up - brought entrepreneurship programs, including SEED SPOT, to his students; transforming not only the curriculum, but students, their campus, and their community. This session will highlight the inspirational stories of 3 young entrepreneurs who built game-changing ventures while in high school. This is designed to be a tactical session that will leave you with design thinking tips, campus innovation ideas, and a ways you can transform your classroom or school into a place of innovation.

Speakers

Peter Boyle
Principal

Courtney Klein
Co-Founder & CEO