Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
Elevating Entrepreneurship Benefit
The Elevating Entrepreneurship Benefit is an exciting and high impact event where guests have the opportunity to interact with Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship students, Chicago’s next generation of entrepreneurs. Attendees will be treated to a lively presentation and interview-style discussion featuring leading entrepreneurs in the country.
John Canning, Jr.
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC
Michael W. Ferro, Jr.
Founder & CEO
Merrick Ventures, LLC
Founder & CEO
Chairman & CEO
Through entrepreneurship education, NFTE answers the call for real-world, relevant learning to keep young people engaged in school, ready for the workforce and on a path to graduate with a plan for success. Since 2003, NFTE Chicago has served over 16,500 young people in Chicago’s low-income communities. During the 2013-2014 school year, NFTE Chicago will serve 1,600 students in over 74 classes in 38 schools and will support 36 teachers and over 500 volunteers.
Since 2003 NFTE Chicago has worked in partnership with Chicago Public Schools. In full support of NFTE Chicago’s experiential and intensive professional development program, Chicago Public School’s Office of Professional Learning recently awarded NFTE Chicago one of a select number of high quality professional development providers.