The Center 
for Innovation and Entrepreneurship » Accomplishments


  • Ernst & Young chose E 360 students as New England’s Youth Entrepreneurs of the Year in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
  • Met students placed first and second at the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017 NFTE Regional Business Plan Competitions – more than 1,500 students competed
  • Six Met students advanced to the NFTE national competitions between 2011& 2018 and two took 3rd place out of 200,000 students
  • In October 2011, two Met students took 3rd place in Boston’s Startup Weekend and Providence College business plan competition. They competed against 40 teams of college students and were the only high school students competing
  • Math scores for E 360 students have increased each year 30-45%
  • There are four school-owned, student-run, businesses have been established
  • Sixteen student-owned, student-run, companies have been started and four college graduates have continued with existing employee's
  • Over 100 workshops have been presented to entrepreneurship educators across the country, and to China, and the Netherlands. 
  • A weekly entrepreneur speaker series has highlighted over 100 entrepreneurs and has reached 1500 students
  • More than 50 mentors work with students; many mentors are former business plan competition judges and classroom speakers
  • Partnerships include: Brown University, CVS, Babson College, Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship Network, Social Enterprise Greenhouse, the Center for Dynamic Learning, Skills USA, Truepreneurs, the Time Foundation and DECA
  • Nationally award-winning curriculum and staff awards for entrepreneurial education including being honored as the Ford Innovative Teacher, receiving the Rockefeller Teaching Award, awarded the Providence Business News most Innovative Approach to Education, and the Teacher Award from the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship among many more highlights and honoring for this work. 
  • Highlighted in many media outlets including Food and Wine, Business Week,, and many local newspapers, radio stations, and magazines.