This middle school entrepreneurship program is designed to provide teachers professional development and recognize student achievement in applying knowledge in business, entrepreneurship, and economics. This program is hosted in cooperation with the Oklahoma Council on Economic Education, the WEOKIE Foundation, and the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives. It will bring credit unions and cooperatives to partner with teachers and schools.
There are three phases of the program. Phase 1 involves teachers and partnering cooperatives attending the teacher training on August 30th. Phase 2 includes teachers providing relevant instruction and students preparing a cooperative business model pitch with cooperative/credit union assistance. Phase 3 is the competition with each teacher/cooperative team bringing five students to present their business plan to a panel of judges.
For: 6th – 8th Grade Students
Thanks to the National Credit Union Foundation
•Social Studies Teachers
•After School Clubs
•$250 in award-winning curriculum
•Substitute and transportation reimbursements
•$100 teacher stipend for completing the program
•$500 teacher prize for winning team
Thursday, August 30th
9:00am – 3:30pm
OK Assoc. of Electric Cooperatives Office, OKC
Tuesday, October 30th
9:00am – 1:30pm
Substitute Reimbursements Provided for both Dates!
2017 BizKid$ Champions
Belle Isle Middle School
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