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About The Money Guide for Young Entrepreneurs Curriculum Series created by Dana Jewel Harris.

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Money Guide for Young Entrepreneurs Curriculum Series
REGISTRATION BEGINS: October 15, 2020

DESCRIPTION: A fun, interactive activity guide that takes young innovators through the eight steps required to create a winning business plan. Curriculum series offers online courses, activity guide book and worksheets, group licenses (for bulk orders), and three types of workshops (leadership, Train-The-Trainer, professional growth and development).

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Online Courses

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Materials

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Licenses

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Workshops

Visit The STEAM Pop Shop to purchase the Money Guide for Young Entrepreneurs course materials


Community On Demand STEAM Education & Life Skills Development Game
GAME PLAY BEGINS: November 1, 2020

DESCRIPTION: An innovative card game that helps learners quickly identify up to 63 high-demand STEAM skills. This useful tool makes filling out job applications, writing resumes, developing presentations and strategies much easier and can be done in 30 minutes or less. Play dates and Train-The-Trainer workshops are super fun for families, educators, leadership training, at-home learning and much more.

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Card Deck & Game Boards

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Play Dates & Competitions

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eGift Card Fundraisers

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Webinars & Workshops

Visit The STEAM Pop Shop to purchase Community On Demand game pieces

STEAM Career Clusters
Industries That Drive The US Economy

Explore each high-demand STEAM career cluster to learn more about the skills required to successfully qualify, secure and keep career-building opportunities within each industry. (Slideshow . . . Wait for it . . .)

Agriculture STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Explore careers in agribusiness, agritourism, environmental services, food processing, animal, plant, power & natural resource systems Architecture STEAM CAREER CLUSTER The Architecture & Construction digital badge collection verifies proven competencies in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment. Arts STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Increase your financial literacy! Join The CoD investment club and marketing cooperative to help sponsor events and small business launches. Business STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Secure work-based learning experiences and career-building job opportunities posted by members of our Partners In Education Network. Education STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Explore careers in planning, managing and providing education, training services, and related learning support services Film STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Take advantage of networking opportunities and small business support services offered through the NEXT Steps Small Business Incubator. Finance STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Explore careers in financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management Government STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Take advantage of networking opportunities and small business support services offered through the NEXT Steps Small Business Incubator. Green Energy STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Explore careers that manage the evolution of economic activities within the limits of your community's natural resources and ecosystem Health Sciences STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Explore careers in planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development Hospitality STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Explore careers in the management, marketing & operations of restaurants and other lodging, attractions, travel & recreation events Human Services STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Explore careers in counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care, and consumer services Information Tech STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Explore careers in the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services Law STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Explore careers in planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security Manufacturing STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Explore careers in planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products Marketing STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Explore careers in advertising, promotions, marketing, sales, marketing research, merchandising, or public relations THE STEAM INVESTIGATIVE PROCESS Design an impact solution by researching a topic, developing, planning and coordinating a project plan, then drawing conclusions from your results Transportation STEAM CAREER CLUSTER Explore careers in planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water

Work-based Learning Experiences
Learning Environments For Real World Experiences

Apply for the type of work-based learning experience you need to strengthen your STEAM skills. (Slideshow . . . Wait for it . . .)

Job Shadowing THE EXPERIENCE Learn more about the nature of the job, work environment, education and training required to succeed. Service Learning THE EXPERIENCE Learn and apply academic, social, and personal skills to improve the community, continue individual growth, and develop a lifelong ethic of service. Mentorships THE EXPERIENCE Becomes a source of guidance, motivation, wisdom, teaching, role modeling, and support in the occupational field or career cluster of a student's choice. School-based
Enterprises
THE EXPERIENCE Create an ongoing, student-managed, entrepreneurial operation within the school setting to meet the needs of your school’s target markets.
Externship THE EXPERIENCE Get paired with a leadership coach to observe and get a preview of the day-to-day activities needed for success in your new career. Entrepreneurship THE EXPERIENCE Learn how to plan, implement, operate, and assume financial risks for your business in order to produce goods and deliver services. Internships THE EXPERIENCE Get placed in a real workplace environment to develop and practice the career-related knowledge and skills related to your career interests, abilities, and goals. Apprenticeship THE EXPERIENCE Apply for On-the-Job Training (OJT) with a business or nonprofit member of our Partners In Education Network to gain the employability and occupational skills required to grow their company. Co-Op Education THE EXPERIENCE Become a member of The JEM-TV News Team and help run the student-driven Community On Demand Digital Media Network.

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