Thornton Township High Schools District 205

Preparing all District 205 Students to be Competitive Leaders in our Global Society

The 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. 

 


NFTE Success

 
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.
 
Students 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.
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