Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) program teaches students to
recognize an opportunity to fulfill a need in a target market and learn the
entrepreneurial skills needed to eventually create their own businesses. This class is within the business management
and administration career cluster students planning, organizing, directing and
evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business
operations is taught.
TW's Lugman Muhammad, was a finalist at the 2015 Future Founders Foundation's 10th Annual High School Citywide Business Plan Compeition for his unique toothpaste, Energy-gate.
Mr. Danny Gray, TW teacher, was selected as NFTE's Chicago Global Entrepreneurship Education Representative in January 2015. He was honored during a special ceremony in New York City at the NFTE Global Showcase in March 2015.
Jesus Fernandez-Ortiz and Toheeb Okenla were victorious at the 2013 National
Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, making District 205 the reigning National
Champion of the entire Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
program! They designed a new soccer sock
that features a sewn-in pocket to allow players to insert the shin guard of
their choice. Their achievement also
earned them a trip to the White House where they met President Obama.