“NFTE U” Teacher Training
4 day intensive initial training
Becoming a NFTE teacher starts with initial training, where educators learn effective techniques for delivering the NFTE curriculum with fidelity. NFTE U focuses on practices that help teachers understand the entrepreneurial mindset by experiencing course content as a NFTE student. On successful completion, educators become full members of the NFTE Entrepreneurial Teacher Corps, with access to ongoing professional development, recognition and leadership opportunities as well as a host of other support services
Instructor Competition Support Services
Creating and pitching a business plan to a panel of judges is a cornerstone of a NFTE student’s entrepreneurial journey. Students are encouraged to compete in classroom competitions, and NFTE runs regional- and national-level competitions to offer students additional opportunities to win funding and recognition. Teachers receive a detailed toolkit for running classroom competitions and get direct support from NFTE staff and volunteers.