AboutNFTE St. Louis Metro

Through a unique combination of high-impact student programs and exceptional teacher training and support, NFTE’s St. Louis Metro program office provides schools and partners across greater St. Louis the opportunity to change young lives through entrepreneurship. NFTE St. Louis has launched thousands of area students on their entrepreneurial journey through in-school, after-school, and summer programming.

World Series of Innovation

A global, online experience where students create business solutions aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Modular
Venture

A digital experience introducing students to entrepreneurship through the process of building a virtual food truck business

Modular
Exploring Careers

An award-winning course, focused on activating the entrepreneurial mindset as well as creating and pitching an original business plan

In School
Startup Tech

A blended tech-entrepreneurship course where students create an app and corresponding business plans

In School
Entrepreneurship 1

An award-winning course, focused on activating the entrepreneurial mindset as well as creating and pitching an original business plan.

In School
BizCamp™

Entrepreneurship 1, delivered as a multi-week learning experience

Out of School
Entrepreneurship 2

An advanced course that deepens the entrepreneurial mindset and centers on business model validation, product development, and marketing

In School
Startup Summer

Entrepreneurship 2, delivered as a 16-week learning experience

Out of School

News & Events

St Louis Metro Schools

NFTE works with committed teachers, schools, and partners in under-resourced communities to activate the entrepreneurial mindset in young people. If you are in the St. Louis area and would like to know more, contact ChynaB@nfte.com.

St Louis Metro Advisory Board

Patricia Hagen, Ph.D, Co-Chair
Executive Director
TEC/T-REX
Kevin Wilson, Co-Chair
Director
Small Business Development Center at University of Missouri
Mark Bini
VP, New Solutions
Express Scripts
Byron Caskey
Financial Advisor
Wells Fargo
Maxine Clark
Founder & Chair
Clark-Fox Foundation
Laura Gardner
HS Manager
Saint Louis University
Sandra Marks
SVP, Office of Government and Community Affairs
Clayco
Art McCoy, Ph.D
Superintendent of Schools
Jennings School District
Chris Moore
Partner
EY
Jesse Sanders
Director IT
Clayco
Jason Shupp
Owner & President
Ferguson Roofing
Gary VonderHaar
CTO
Mastercard

St Louis Metro Staff

Chyna Bowen
Regional Senior Manager
Jane Walsh
VP, Development