I'm excited Startup High is in Virginia Beach since I know it will take our students to a new level of innovative thinking. I look forward to sending my own children.
Some high school students think you have to wait til after college to be successful. Startup High taught me this is not the case.
When I met female entrepreneurs, it really affected me because it was closer to home.
90% of Chief Academic Officers believe they are preparing students for world of work vs. 11% of employers agree that graduates have the needed skills.
Each community has thousands of professionals ready to join the cause of preparing our young people. How do we engage them?
Increase personal, direct connections between educators/students and business community will increase quality of a school system. How many times does a high school student interact with a real world professional?
Do you know the entrepreneurs in your community? When will students interact with the innovation leaders in your area?
Fortune reported the top skill employers are looking for is creativity and innovation.
"... a computer because it teaches you to think." Steve Jobs said this. We believe him.
Plutarch said this. We also believe him.