BizKid$ Middle School Entrepreneurship Program

 

BizKid$ Cooperative Entrepreneurship Competition & Teacher Training

  • 6th – 8th Grade Students
  • COST: FREE! Thanks to the National Credit Union Foundation
  • IDEAL FOR:
    • Social Studies Teachers
    • STEM Teachers
    • Technology Teachers
    • After School Clubs
    • Academic Clubs
  • IMPORTANT DATES:
    • Teacher/Leader Training: Tuesday, August 29th in OKC
    • Competition: Tuesday, October 31st at UCO, Edmond

This middle school entrepreneurship program is designed to provide teachers professional development and recognize student achievement in applying knowledge in personal finance, 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 29th.  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.


CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO & TO REGISTER

Amazing Benefits and Incentives for Schools, Teachers & Students:

  • Students mentored by business professionals
  • $250 in award-winning curriculum
  • Substitute and transportation reimbursements
  • $100 teacher stipend for completing the program
  • $500 teacher prize for winning team
  • Swag bag and door prizes

Helpful Videos:

2017 BizKid$ Business Pitches

BizKid$ Middle School Entrepreneurship Program Info Webinar (7 min)