Saturday – May 14th from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Hajjar STEM Center
For Students Grades 6-12
The three-hour workshop is designed for the business minded as well as the social entrepreneur. Students will explore the “How To’s” of starting their own business from understanding the basic fundamentals of business to following and creating a business plan. Students will also imagine a start up-company from their business plan. The workshop will culminate with an expert panel review of the one-page business plan and student presentations. Registration for this program is open to students (Grades 6-12) who attend Dwight-Englewood School as well as public and private schools in our area. To complete the online registration form for the Young Entrepreneurs Workshop, click here.
Lead Workshop Facilitator: Juan Zucchero
Juan Zucchero is highly regarded in the field of social studies education. A proud graduate of NYU and Columbia University, Mr. Zucchero has previously taught courses in economics, microeconomics, political science and psychology. Mr. Zucchero previously served as chairman of social studies education for grades 6-12 from 2008-2013 at NEST+m, New York City’s premier K-12 school for gifted and talented students. Mr. Zucchero’s teaching experience ranges from working with elementary school aged children to teaching college courses as an adjunct professor for SUNY. Currently, Mr. Zucchero serves as senior instructor of Economics at NEST+m where his business plan proposal project has become the staple requirement for graduating senior students. His passion for economics, business planning and finance is infectious and awe-inspiring!