Students get “REAL” with entrepreneurship

Throughout the month of October, second through fifth grade students at the Roots in Education After School Homework House got “REAL” with entrepreneurship.

Certified NC REAL instructor and Haywood County Chamber Marketing & Communications Manager, Katy McLean Gould, brought topics including goal setting, product development, business creation, marketing and more to the classroom through the promotion of experiential education.

Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning (REAL) is a “hands on” introduction to the core principals of entrepreneurship as a means to improving the opportunities and skills of area youth and adults. REAL Entrepreneurship is taught in 44 states and serves approximately 15,000 participants per year.

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