is the standard for entrepreneurship education in the United States

Macoupin County CEO Business Investors




The CEO Program teaches Creativity.Leadership.Encouragement


The CEO class meets and is a year-long, two credit high school course with pending college dual accreditation.


A key part of the success enjoyed by the class is rooted in a teacher who challenges each individual student and can manage constant change in the classroom.


Funding comes from Business Partners, the Community Foundation and student projects. Download Pledge Card


The student selection process is a defined process. Students must submit a written request for admission, letters of recommendation and complete an entrepreneurial profile.

The Classroom

The class meets in local businesses and changes locations throughout the year. This helps the students establish a common identity based on their CEO experience and a greater appreciation for our areas professional work environments.


CEO mentors help students immerse themselves in real lifelearning experiences with the opportunity to take risks, manage the results, and learn from the outcomes.