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Thursday, November 17, 2016
Entrepreneurship Curriculum Resources & Pitch Competitions K-14

8:30 - 9:15 AM

Kick-off Breakfast
Dr. Devin Stephenson, President, Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Earl F. Gohl, Federal Co-Chair, Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)

9:15 - 10:00 AM

Guest Speaker
Dr. Patricia Greene, Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, Babson College   l   SLIDES

10:00 AM - 2:30 PM                         

Global Entrepreneurship Opportunities & Curriculum Workshop*
Dr. Sarah Singer, Assistant Director, Michigan State University - Center for International Business Education and Research (MSU-CIBER)   l   SLIDES

Dr. Carol Stax Brown, Executive Director, Center for Global Initiatives, Michigan Community College Association

The workshop will provide globalEDGE tools and resources.
*Includes working lunch. Break from 11:30 - 11:45 AM.

2:45 - 3:00 PM


3:00 - 3:45 PM

Entrepreneurship K-14 & Experiential Learning through Pitch Competitions*
Dr. Gene Coulson, Executive Director, Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education in West Virginia

Dr. Rebecca Corbin, President & CEO, NACCE

*Learn by experience & compete for a cash prize for your campus.

4:00 - 4:45 PM

Guest Speaker
Mr. Patrick Kirwan, Director, Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce   l   SLIDES

5:30 - 7:00 PM

Dinner at the Planetarium
Opportunity for those competing in pitch competition to work on their pitches and receive coaching assistance (if desired) from the NACCE team


Friday, November 18, 2016
Business Curriculum, Fab Lab creation & the Pitch Competition

8:30 - 9:30 AM

Breakfast - Partnerships with Industry
Rusty Justice, Cofounder & Managing Member, Bit Source LLC

9:45 - 11:00 AM


Workshop A - HP Life: Business Curriculum for your Classroom
Leah Deppert, Manager of Marketing & Communications, NACCE

Dr. Darcie Tumey, Director for Business Administration, Catawba Valley Community College & HP LIFE Ambassador   l   SLIDES

Workshop B - Starting a Fab Lab with Bird-in-Hand Resources Panel
Moderator- Holly Hanson, Director, Cumberland Business Incubator

Panelist - Guy Lowes, Associate Professor / Division Head Applied and Industrial Technology, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College

Panelist - Kelli Hall, Director of Workforce Solutions, Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Panelist - Tina Metzer, Director, New Biz Launchpad, Eastern WV Community and Technical College.   l   SLIDES

11:15 AM - 1:15 PM

Lunch & The Pitch Competition

1:45 - 2:15 PM

Announcement of the Pitch Competition Winners & Farewell Remarks

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