West Hartford SEPTO Grant: Microbusiness Pilot Program

  • School Year: 2017-2018
  • Applicants: Amanda Upchurch, Lead Teacher Anna Matthews
  • School: Hall High School
  • Subjects: Social Studies, Other

This pilot program will partner students with and without disabilities to work together to create micro-businesses that could potentially follow students with disabilities into adulthood. 15 Hall HighSchool students will participate in this project and will work on vocational skills and develop marketing and business capabilities and experience. Freshman through seniors will interview students with special needs, research product trends, develop product and service ideas and build the story of each micro business.

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