“We’re using entrepreneurship education
as a vehicle for education reform.”
– Doris Korda

OUR MODEL

In this rich academic model for experiential education, students learn skills and gain confidence 
by solving real-world 
problems in teams.

WE TRAIN EDUCATORS

Want to learn how to build your own transformative program?

We have trained more than 90 public and private school educators to develop their own entrepreneurship and problem-based programs. They are successfully implementing this model in a variety of K-12 courses such as entrepreneurship, science, humanities, engineering, technology and global studies.

Burton D. Morgan Foundation Awards Hawken $100K to Support Entrepreneurship Education

Feb. 25, 2016 – Hawken School has been named the recipient of a $100,000 grant from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation to support the Educators Workshops for Entrepreneurial Studies. In addition to supporting the development of a digital platform to support the Educators Program, the grant will also provide workshop scholarships for educators in Northeast Ohio. Read more…

AS FEATURED IN

“In 2013, after taking the 2½-day “Lean LaunchPad for Educators” seminar, a few brave educators from Hawken School, a K-12 school in Cleveland, Ohio, decided to change the status quo…” [Read More]
“For this generation and those to come, teaching entrepreneurship teaches students how to approach problems that don’t have answers in the back of the book.” [Read More]
“Can students in K-12 handle an experiential entrepreneurship class?” Hawken School has now given us an answer. Their seniors just completed the school’s first-ever…”[Read More]
“At a time when fewer young people are starting their own businesses, some prominent businesspeople and educators are looking for ways to teach students to be more entrepreneurial…”[Read More]

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