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The Academy will provide students with the knowledge, skills and experience to springboard their own entrepreneurial visions into action

The San Marcos High School Entrepreneurship Academy is a dynamic three year program that enhances the core curriculum through the personalized study of business, marketing, economics and finance. The Academy will provide students with the knowledge, skills and experience to springboard their own entrepreneurial visions into action through rigorous coursework, relevant experience in local business community partnerships and student run business ventures. Upon completion of the Academy, students will have the foundation to effectively create their own business and/or successfully pursue a business related college degree.

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Jamie DeVries

Founder, Teacher

Jamie DeVries, currently in his 17th year as an educator, is a graduate of Westmont College, an Advanced

Jill Heckman

DIRECTOR, TEACHER

Jillian Heckman is currently in her fourth year of teaching at San Marcos High School. After graduating

Jarrod Bradley

TEACHER

A third generation Californian, Mr. Bradley attended UC Santa Barbara and obtained his B.S. in Geophysics and

Empowering Tomorrow's Business Leaders Today.

01. Experiencial Learning

Students will engage in the process of learning through doing and reflection.

02. Social Impact

SMEA students will extend the conventional bottom line, that measures profits or loss, by adding a second bottom line in terms of positive social impact.

03. Community Partnerships

Students will grow and develop through mentorships with community business leaders.

04. Risk Taking

Students are encouraged to explore their creative abilities and take risks.

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