Ohio Afterschool Network: FREE Entrepreneurial Ed Training Opportunities

Entrepreneurial Education Professional Learning Community (EE-PLC)   

Join Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN) and EnvisionEdPlus monthly for an hour of collaborative learning (live, virtual) where educators, out-of-school time professionals, businesses and nonprofits will explore entrepreneur education’s many facets and discover new ways to engage young people in building their own entrepreneurial skills and mindsets so they can succeed anywhere, in anything they do!  

Remaining 2020-2021 Sessions: January 19, February 16, March 16, March 20, April 20, May 18.

All remaining PLC sessions will be 10:00 am – 11:00 am EST

Register HERE for the EE-PLC Sessions (FREE)

Certiport Entrepreneurship Small Business Credential for Ohio Schools & Out-of-School Programs

As Ohio shifts to the new, long term graduation requirements, many students will need to demonstrate career readiness by earning Industry Recognized Credentials, such as the Entrepreneurship Small Business (ESB) certification which counts as three of twelve points students can earn within the business and hospitality career pathways.   Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN) and EnvisionEdPlus have teamed up with business and nonprofits to identify free or reasonably priced entrepreneurship curricula that can be used in schools, afterschool programs and summer learning to prepare students to earn their ESB certification.  Each course or program offers hands on, fun ways to engage students in building entrepreneurial skills and mindsets.   Each curriculum can be offered in person, virtually or in a blended model. 

1-Hour Intro (Get the basics) ~ Tuesdays 2:00pm – 3:00pm (February 9, March 16, May 4)

2.5-Hour Deep Dive (Really Dig In) ~ Fridays 10:00am – 12:30pm (April 23, June 4) 

Register HERE for the ESB Sessions (FREE)

Earning the OhioMeansJobs Readiness Seal via Entrepreneurship  

Did you know that hundreds of Ohio businesses recognize the OhioMeansJobs Readiness Seal (OMJ Seal)? Now, young people who include the OMJ Seal on their resume, are often viewed more positively by employers than other applicants with the same qualifications.  Ohio Afterschool NetworkYoung Entrepreneur Institute and Venture Lab partnered to create a FREE 12-lesson curriculum through which students build entrepreneurial mindsets and skills while completing the tasks to earn their OMJ Seals.  

1-Hour Intro (Get the basics) ~ Tuesdays 1:00pm – 2:00pm (February 9, March 16, May 4)

2.5 Hour Deep Dive (Really Dig In) ~ Fridays 10:00am – 12:30pm (March 19, May 7) 

Register HERE for the OMJ Readiness Seal Sessions (Free) 

Learn more information via the program flyer.

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