Key Reading & Web Guide

 

READING MATERIAL

Before You Quit Your Job by Robert T Kiyosaki. Warner Business Books, 2005.

The E Generation by Marilyn L. Kourilsky and William B. Walstad. Kendall/Hunt Publishing, 2000.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP EVERYWHERE
White Paper describing the importance of entrepreneurship everywhere in the educational system. Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education
http://www.entre-ed.org/whitepaperfinal.pdf

Future CEO Stars, $25/year subscription, written for students by students to share entrepreneurial success stories. Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education, Appearing August, 2007
cashmore@entre-ed.org

I Said Yes! Real Life Stories of Students, Teachers and Leaders Saying YES! to Youth Entrepreneurship in America's Schools by Julie Silard Kantor. Gazelles Publishing, 2006.

The Kids' Guide To Business by Jeff M. Brown. TeachingKidsBusiness.com, 2004.

Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki and Sharon L. Lechter. Time Warner Paperbacks, 2002.

Rich Dad Poor Dad For Teens by Robert T. Kiyosaki and Sharon L. Lechter. Little, Brown Young Readers, 2004.

Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques by Michael Michalko.Ten Speed Press, 2006.

The Young Entrepreneur's Edge: Using Your Ambition, Independence, and Youth to Launch a Succesful Business by Jennifer Kushell. Princeton Review, 1999.

The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business by Steve Mariotti. Random House Inc, 2000.

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WEB GUIDE

The Achievement Foundation, Inc.
http://www.achievementfoundation.org/

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)
http://www.arc.gov/index.do?nodeId=19

Association of Young Latino Entrepreneurs
http://www.aheusa.com/

BizKids.biz
www.BizKids.biz

BizWorld Foundation
www.bizworld.org

Business Professionals of America (BPA)
http://www.bpa.org

Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education
http://www.entre-ed.org/

Consortium Membership List
http://entre-ed.org/_contact/list.htm

DECA, Inc
http://www.deca.org

EcoVentures International
http://www.eco-ventures.org/

EDTEC, Inc.
www.edtecinc.com

EnterprisePrep™ A Taste of the American Dream
www.enterpriseprep.net

Entrepreneur Magazine
http://www.entrepreneur.com/tsu

Entrepreneur U
http://www.entrepreneuru.org/

EntreWorks
http://www.entreworks.net/

First Step Fund
http://www.firststepfasttrac.org

Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge
http://www.freedomsfoundation.com/over.asp

Foundation for Teaching Economics
http://www.fte.org/

Future Farmers of America
http://www.ffa.org/index.cfm?method=c_programs.AgEntrepreneurship

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc.
http://www.fbla-pbl.org/

FUTUREPRENEURS®

http://www.siriusenterprisesinc.com/aboutus.htm

Independent Means Inc
http://www.independentmeans.com/imi/index.php

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
http://www.jumpstart.org/

Junior Achievement Worldwide (JA)
http://studentcenter.ja.org/aspx/PlanBusiness/

Making Cents International
http://www.makingcents.com/

Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
http://www.mbda.gov/?section_id=9&bucket_id=655#bucket_655

The NAACP Reginald F. Lewis Youth Entrepreneurial Institute
http://www.naacp.org/youth/yei/index.htm

National Endowment for Financial Education®
http://www.nefe.org/

National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
http://www.nfte.com/

National 4-H Curriculum—Page 18, “Be the E – Entrepreneurship”
http://www.n4hccs.org/

NFIB-Young Entrepreneur Foundation
http://www.nfib.com/page/YoungEntrepreneurFoundation

National Council on Economic Education (NCEE)
http://www.ncee.net/

Northwestern Mutual Foundation’s, “Be Your Own Boss”
http://www.themint.org/kids/be-your-own-boss.html

NxLevel Education Foundation
http://www.nxlevel.org/shared/layouts/newsletter.jsp

REAL Enterprises
http://www.cfed.org/focus.m?parentid=32&siteid=341&id=341

Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE)
http://www.csuchico.edu/sage/2006-2007/index.html

Students in Free Enterprise
http://www.sife.org/

USA Today-Entrepreneurship Education
http://www.usatoday.com/educate/entrepreneur.htm

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)-Teen Business Link
http://www.sba.gov/teens/index.html

WorldofMoney.org
http://www.worldofmoney.org/index.html

YoungBiz
http://www.youngbiz.com/

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STATE AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

NFTE has offices in several major metropolitan areas in the U.S.
http://nfte.com/locations/

ALABAMA

Alabama REAL Enterprises
The University of Alabama
http://communityaffairs.ua.edu/real.html

Bishop State Community College
http://www.bscc.cc.al.us/

CALIFORNIA
BUILD
http://build.org/

California State University, Fresno
http://www.lylescenter.com/

Food From the 'Hood
http://www.foodfromthehood.com/

CLEVELAND

E CITYS
http://www.ecitycleveland.com/

COLORADO
Young Americans Center for Financial Education
http://www.yacenter.org/

FLORIDA

E Florida!
http://www.fldoe.org/workforce/programs/entrepreneur.asp

Buchholz High School
http://www.spiritspotbhs.com/HomePage.htm

GEORGIA

Georgia REAL Enterprises
http://www.gareal.org/

ILLINOIS
Illinois Institute for Entrepreneurship Education
http://www.iiee.org

Entrenuity
http://www.entrenuity.com/

KANSAS

Youth Entrepreneurs of Kansas
http://www.yeks.org/

KENTUCKY

GEAR UP Kentucky
http://www.gohigherky.org/gearup/nfte/

MISSISSIPPI

Mississippi REAL Enterprises
Mississippi Community Education Center
Dr. Nancy Boyll
NNB0729@aol.com

NEW YORK

New York REAL Enterprises
Cattaraugus Allegany BOCES
http://www.nyreal.org/

NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina REAL Enterprises
http://www.ncreal.org/

SOUTH CAROLINA

YESCarolina
http://www.yescarolina.com/

TENNESSEE

C.E.O. Academy
http://www.ceo-academy.org/

VERMONT
Vermont REAL Enterprises
Vermont Business Education Corporation
Ms. Lenae Quillen-Blume
lquillen@vtsbdc.org

VIRGINIA
Virginia REAL Enterprises
Lonesome Pine Office On Youth
http://www.lpoy.org/VirginiaREAL.htm

WASHINGTON

Washington REAL Enterprises
http://www.wareal.org/

WEST VIRGINIA
West Virginia REAL Enterprises
Ohio-West Virginia YMCA
http://www.hi-y.org/

Emerging Minority Business Leaders (EMBL)
http://www.htfwo.org/embl/

WISCONSIN
Center for Teaching Entrepreneurship
http://www.ceoofme.biz/

 

CERT wishes to thank the Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education for providing much of the above Reading List and Web Links.

Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education

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I looked at other ethnicities who encourage entrepreneurship business owning in their communities and in their families, and the success they have from it.  I knew that this was something that I wanted my son to participate in, and be a part of, to be exposed to, and learn about.

-Deborah Hall
Stephan’s Mother

 

 

The success of the NFTE curriculum is dependent upon instructors like Harvey Berkman.  A public school teacher in Miami.

- Clarence Page
Syndicated Columnist,
Chicago Tribune

 

 

Young people actually want to find a way by which they can be a contributor, not only to their own lives, and the lives of their families, but to the larger economy.

-Rudy Crew Ed.D.
Superintendent
Miami-Dade County Public Schools

 

 

Every student enters the program with a business idea, with an essay.  Even our smallest children, our six- and seven-year-olds, even it's just a two-liner of what kind of business they'd like to start.  During that six week process, business consultants, teachers, teach the children various facets of business planning, from how to write a business plan to how to research your market to how to promote yourself at special events.  Children then begin to write a business plan around this idea.

-Terri Chapman
Founder
C.E.O. Academy

 

 

The salad dressing is not made by the students in a little classroom and they're mixing it up and throwing it in bottles in their garage and then running around trying to sell it.  The actual product is produced by our co-processor, so this is a legitimate food product that meets all specifications, that has met all of the testing, that is packaged and delivered and purchased by the major grocery stores, and they love it.

-Monique Hunter
Executive Director
Food From the ‘Hood

 

 

They decided to plant a garden and give the produce away to the needy in the community, and also promote the products through the farmer's market.  After their first initial sales at the farmer's market, they realized that this would not fund a college education, so different people came in to support them, and the idea came about from them to, "Why not sell salad dressing?"

-Monique Hunter
Executive Director
Food From the ‘Hood

 

 

Entrepreneurship is about business skills.  It's about all kinds of opportunity analysis.  It's about developing your own skills related to being good at something, so you can create your own business.  It's a whole series of things.  It focuses on you being the entrepreneur.  Whereas general business skills usually talk about becoming an entry-level employee, and using business skills and business information to move up the ladder.

-Dr. Cathy Ashmore
Consortium for
Entrepreneurship Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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