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Nightingale Business Entrepreneurship Technology Magnet

 
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP TECHNOLOGY (BET)
 
We are the first BET Middle School Magnet in LAUSD and offer an exciting option for students interested in the world of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology. We are also the first to have 6th graders (or any middle school students) advance to the Annual Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge and win.
 
 
NIGHTINGALE MAGNET MAKES HISTORY!
 
F & M Foldable Skateboards competed against high school 12th graders and became "the first founders of a middle school business to be Regional Finalists." As 2nd place winners in the Semi-Finals and 3rd place in the Regional Finals, they received a scholarship of $1400 to launch their business.
 
 
 
 
 
ANOTHER 6th GRADE TEAM MAKES HISTORY
 
Out of 1,606 NFTE high school and middle school students Team Blob Dot earned 1st place in the Semi-Finals and received a $500 scholarship to start their business. They also made history by making it to the Top 10 Audience Choice in the Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge.
 
 
 
PROGRAM OVERVIEW
 
Entrepreneur, doctor, teacher, scientist, lawyer, engineer, firefighter, police officerno matter what career students pursue our BET Magnet will prepare them to become the best in their career fieldthe top money-makers, reformers, contributors and pioneers. By acquiring an entrepreneurial mindset students learn to become innovators and leaders.
 
Our Magnet partners with NFTE and is led by teachers who are members of Teach Plus, a highly selective policy and advocacy program for educators. Through project-based learning, blended learning and flipped classrooms, our courses are designed to be fun as students master the following:
 
  • Start-Up Tech
  • Technology and Tech Integration
  • Learning Through Design
  • Creating Apps that solve real-world problems
  • Coding/Computer Programming
  • Web-Design & Interactive Presentations
  • Video Game-design
  • Cross-Age Teaching & Learning
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Finance
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Business Skills & Business Plans
  • Market Research, Marketing and Sales
  • Exploring Careers
 
 
HIGHLIGHTS & EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
 
  • Pro Coaches & Guest Speakers
  • NFTE Selling Event
  • Business Night & Career Expo
  • Wholesale Fashion District & NBET Field Trips