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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Proud to be Kids Who Can Help Other Kids.

By Sherrie Silvio As I began the second year building Heroes with Heart with my students, this was a snippet of the conversation I had with my class. Me: “Why did you want to continue and grow the business this year?” The students: “We think this is fun…

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Community Connections: A Different Kind of Pizza Party

FH Grows, a student-run business that sells produce grown in the school garden, is one of three EdCorps that make up the Fair Haven Innovates program at Fair Haven Public School. For the seventh grade class (and teacher, Chris Aviles), gardening is a new adventure, but the class…

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Team RWS: What We’ve Been Up To

Ah summer – no matter where you live, there is something about the season that says, “time to have some fun”. It’s watermelon, BBQs, and long weekends. For us, it’s also conferences, traveling, and working hard to launch the greatest year for EdCorps yet! We’ve been busy these…

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Six Lessons Learned from an EdCorp Founder

By: Grant Knowles, June EdCorps Founder of the Month My most impactful classroom learning came from the basketball court this year, or rather, from standing on the side of it. “Lead loudly” was my most often used phrase in practice, before games, during games and reflecting afterwards. As…

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Arrowhead Music: An Entrepreneurial Journey

Kristi Ochs imagined that her music students could create a holiday CD featuring their angelic voices. Then opportunity arrived when she became an EdCorp founder. She purchased equipment and technology to support her vision, but she had never done anything like this before. With the help of a…

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