Who Is Eligible?
Students in grades 9, 10, or 11 who live and attend school in the state of West Virginia are
eligible to participate in this outstanding and exciting program, including
students who attended previously.
What Should You Expect?The three-week Governor’s
School of Entrepreneurship is for high school students from all parts of
West Virginia. If selected, you’ll join a select group of aspiring
entrepreneurs at Marshall University to learn about how to develop successful
Dean Olen York brings special talents to the GSE. He and his team are
working with other experts in innovation and entrepreneurship to create a
memorable experience for the students who are chosen to attend.
Olen York, JD, LL.M., GSE Dean, email@example.com
The curriculum for the 2023 West Virginia Governor’s School of Entrepreneurship will focus on best practices from prior Governor’s Schools of West Virginia and Kentucky, as well as best practices from established entrepreneurial ecosystems and institutions. This includes Intuit’s Design for Delight (D4D) methodology. It is anticipated that these best practices include awareness, understanding, and/or application of the following:
Most days you’ll have lessons and team sessions in
both the morning and afternoon. Each team of entrepreneurs will find a quiet
spot to plan together. Throughout the weeks there will be exciting
activities and lessons that will garner the knowledge to be successful
entrepreneurs. The curriculum is focused in four different categories:
hospitality and tourism, healthcare, technology, and creative economies
that are important to our state.