Upcoming Events

Online Entrepreneurship Institute: Part A Entrepreneurial Mindset


Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Feb 01, 2022 - Mar 04, 2022, All Day

Developing an entrepreneurial mindset (e.g., creative thinking and problem-solving) easily integrates across grades/subjects while optimizing engagement by unleashing student potential to pursue interests and abilities. Self-paced modules include 200+ online, free, real-world resources. Zoom classes include local entrepreneurs and peer collaboration time. Practical module assignments result in a collection of classroom-ready, multidisciplinary activities. Topics include types of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial mindset, opportunity recognition, innovation, design thinking, lean canvas, and elevator pitch.

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YES! Mini-Economy Training (Harrisonburg City and Rockingham County Teachers Only)


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Feb 11, 2022, 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

We have received special funding from our sponsor, Your Economic Success (YES!), to provide Mini-Economy training to Harrisonburg City and Rockingham County teachers. Teachers who complete the training and a short reflection will receive a $150 grant AND $250 for Mini-Economy materials!

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Online Entrepreneurship Institute: Part B Business Plan


Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Mar 08, 2022 - Apr 08, 2022, All Day

Entrepreneurship education also develops better employees in any career field and community change agents. Self-paced modules include 200+ free, online, real-world resources for inquiry, performance, and project-based learning. Zoom classes include introductions to community resources, local entrepreneurs, and breakout groups for peer collaboration. Practical module assignments result in a business plan first draft. Topics include marketing, operations, management, financial statements, business structures, elevator pitches.

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Online Economics Institute


Supporting Center: University of Lynchburg
Mar 28, 2022 - May 22, 2022, All Day

Teaching or planning to teach economics? Want some flexibility as to where/when to seek professional development? Then this online Institute may be for you!

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Understanding Global Economic Issues


Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Apr 26, 2022, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Why do people trade – across city lines, state lines, or national borders?  Are we better off with or without trade?  Will trade hurt or benefit certain groups of people? 

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