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Scott Center for Social Entrepreneurship
Founded in 2017, the Scott Center for Social Entrepreneurship was born out of Hillbrook School’s vision of helping children reach beyond to make a difference in the world. Our JK-8th grade social entrepreneurship education model is among very few of its kind worldwide.
The Six Pillars of Social Entrepreneurship
These pillars guide our work and help define this newly emerging commitment to educational excellence.
Inspire all learners to see the world as it is, imagine what it might be, and partner with communities to realize long-term impact for people and the planet.
All schools locally and globally will have social entrepreneurship as a core subject. The Scott Center empowers learners to engage deeply in complex challenges locally and globally. Created by Hillbrook School in order to better meet our vision - to inspire children to achieve their dreams and reach beyond themselves to make a difference in the world, the Scott Center ignites the changemaker in all students, nurturing the skills and mindsets to turn ideas into impact. In partnership with educators, social impact leaders, and entrepreneurs, the Scott Center seeks to cultivate a collaborative learning community that applies the best practices of social entrepreneurship. The Scott Center believes that building an entrepreneurial mindset requires on-going engagement with the six pillars of entrepreneurship education: design, story, civics, systems, finance and agency. Experiences both on and off campus deepen our connection to communities, push us to ask big questions, and imagine our roles in creating/shaping a more just and equitable world. Through the work of the Scott Center, students gain the confidence to answer and act upon our two guiding questions, What matters to you and what are you doing about it?
The Scott Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Hillbrook School was made possible by a generous grant from the Scott Foundation. We are grateful for their partnership of time, talent, and treasure to make this work possible.