EdCorps Sell Alongside Pittsburgh Entrepreneurs at Handmade Arcade

Alongside more than 200 artisan craft makers, several EdCorps had the opportunity to show off their student-run businesses at the annual Handmade Arcade in Pittsburgh a few weeks ago. For fourteen years, Handmade Arcade has been providing opportunities for artisans to connect with the community through making, sharing,…

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Elves Breaking + Entering

6th graders sort of already resemble elves – hard working, obsessed with new toys, and lots of energy. But there’s an exceptional group of 6th graders at Vista Innovation and Design Academy (VIDA) in Vista, CA who are embracing the elf-way and helping a family in a time…

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A Big Win for Chattanooga Central

By Jerry Webb   I’ve been teaching for 22 years. I have a passion for renewable energy and environmental sustainability, and currently teach mechanical, electrical, construction, plumbing, and HVAC systems at Central High School in Chattanooga, TN. Last year we began working with Real World Scholars. The students…

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West-MEC: Skilled Trades Education for the Next Generation

In Phoenix, West-MEC’s high profile, unapologetic campuses are changing the way students view skilled trades education.  Is this the future of CTE? Western Maricopa Education Center, or West-MEC, is a unique concept – a public school district specifically dedicated to Career and Technical Education (CTE) training.  Enrolled students…

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Applying for the Job

The job search – we’ve all been through it. As adults, communicating your strengths, finding the right role, and dealing with rejection is no joke. So what happens when 4th graders are applying for roles within their student-run business? Paula Macy is the founder of two EdCorps in…

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EdCorps Holiday Gift Guide 2018

It’s never too early to start your holiday shopping! These unique, student-made products just might make the perfect gifts for your loved ones this year. Dire Lights Website: direlights.com Central Coast New Tech High School, Nipomo, CA Handmade candles by the high school entrepreneurship students of Central Coast…

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