CONNECTING KANSAS CITY STUDENTS

TO THE REAL WORLD

 

Summer 2021 Application Now Available

SERVICES

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             ENGAGE 

Success starts here. Entrepreneurship is the best preparation for the innovation economy. This entrepreneurial mindset model  connects and equips students with an innovator’s eye to excel in an innovation economy based on their 

interests and career aspirations. 

 

We help prepare students for business startup and the full range of post-graduation options including two- and four-year colleges and universities, apprenticeships, formal employment training, and military service. ​

Services include:

  • MECA Challenge (for Students)

  • MECA Methods (for Educators)

  • Career/Business Exploration 

  • Industry Class Projects

  • Entrepreneurial Mindset Measurements

  • Virtual Entrepreneurship Courses

  • Student Industry Tours 

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          EXPLORE 

Working alongside classroom educators and leaders, we support industry driven projects that tie rigorous academic skill development to common sector competencies identified by the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC).

 

Academic areas include English, mathematics, science, history, and career technical courses.

Services include:

  •  ​Entrepreneurial/ Start Up Shadowing 

  • Group Industry Related Projects

  • Self -guided Projects

  • Student Project Management

  • Externships (for Educators)

  • Entrepreneurial Mindset Measurements

  • Virtual Entrepreneurship Courses

          IMMERSE

Design thinking preparation from STARTLAND'S MECA Methods paired with participation in reverse job shadowing, externships, and guided lesson planning- we help educators bring entrepreneurship into their classrooms.

 

STARTLAND's MECA stands for Most Entrepreneurial Community in America. See More

Services include:

  • MECA Methods (for Educators)

  • Industry-recognized Entrepreneurship Certification

  • MECA Challenge (for Students)

  • Career/Business Exploration 

  • Industry Class Projects

  • Entrepreneurial Mindset Measurements

  • Virtual Entrepreneurship Courses

  • Entrepreneurship Training 

  • Internships 

  • Capstone

  • Self-guided Projects 

 

ABOUT

Entrepreneurship KC is an initiative to create the next generation of entrepreneurs by providing scaffolded immersive entrepreneurial experiences to area students.

 

Mission: We create entrepreneurial experiences in education.

Vision:  To create and develop the next generation of entrepreneurs by supporting educators and building cultures of innovation.

Learning experiences provided by Entrepreneurship KC are aligned to students' individual career plans and the goals identified by Kauffman's Real World Learning initiative.  Student earn market value assets, including work placements (internships or projects) and entrepreneurial experiences (starting a business or launching an initiative). 

Entrepreneurship KC is a collaborative partnership between Cherry and STARTLAND

 

2018

Year Established

206

Projects Completed

56

Employers Registered

12

Industry Sectors

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Read NFTE Entrepreneurial Mindset Report: On Ramp to Opportunity

 
 

EXPERIENCES IN ACTION

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS

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CONTACT

Inquiries

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Office

1712 Main, Suite 232

Kansas City, MO 64108

 

info@entrepreneurshipKC.org

 

Tel: 816-246-5420