Developing the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs

General Information About WAIE

World Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WAIE) serves young scholars between the ages of 12 to 20 years old. We help youth connect their digital learning with real-world learning through in-person immersions and activities that connect industry and classroom. Below you can learn about some of the key elements of WAIE and what we provide to the community.

What is WAIE?

What is WAIE?

The infographic covers our core principles of the Diploma+, self-paced learning, environmental stewardship, mental health, financial wellness, workforce readiness, and global immersions.

Education that Creates Generational Wealth

Education that Creates
Generational Wealth

Our curriculum is more than just classroom learning. We focus on generational wealth and supporting youth who are homeless.

Film Recommendations

Film Recommendations

The leadership at WAIE has composed a list of films and YouTube videos for you to watch in order to provide insight into what young scholars learn.

Meet Our Founder

Meet Our Founder

Duron serves as the leader and guide of our faculty, staff, young scholars, and family, with the goal of developing young leaders for a truly just and humane global world.

Development Plan

Development Plan

WAIE has a 4 phase fundraising plan in order to accomplish the goals of educating 300 youth in 2022, building a dorm for homeless in 2024, and building a co-working space. Find out how you can help now.

Course Catalog

Course Catalog

Young scholars at WAIE participate in 27 integrated, self-paced learning courses per year to achieve the goal of generational wealth. We've outlined some of our courses for you to see here.

School Website

School Website

The school website will be available after January 1, 2021. Join our mailing list and we'll let you know when it is available to the public.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Have a question? Want to engage? Use the contact us form to let us know and a member of our team will be with you soon.

Articles

Articles/Blog Posts About WAIE

Hear from members of our community and our strategic partners on a variety of topics that convey the views of WAIE and provides you with tips for success in reaching a comfortable life.

Recent Posts About WAIE

Below you will find a list of the five most recent posts from our articles, film recommendations, employee announcements and more. Return here each week to stay up to date on new posts or join our mailing list.

3 Extraordinary Things Students Do After Graduating

3 Extraordinary Things Students Do After Graduating

Graduation is the most important time in a student's life. However, when it comes to the young scholars of the World Academy for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (WAIE) there are 3 extraordinary things students do after graduating from WAIE. Traditionally, in high school, students spend 12 years in school until they become a senior and graduate. At WAIE, we ask students to start with us during their 7th year of school and continue until they reach their 14th year of education.

The Importance of Healthy Eating

The Importance of Healthy Eating

What we eat begins to affect our bodies before it even gets to our guts. The anticipation alone of a tasty treat is enough to make us salivate, readying our systems for nutrient breakdown, transport, and use as energy for all of life’s activities. The importance of healthy eating and nutrition is the key to a fully functioning body.

19 Hebrew Principles for Best Business Practices

19 Hebrew Principles for Best Business Practices

At the core of the World Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WAIE)'s teachings are that of our ancestral Hebrew principles. When our young scholars learn about business and entrepreneurship they will learn about the foundational teachings of how they should operate their business before learning about business practices for world cultures. There are 33 Hebrew Principles for Best Business Practices that are key for all young scholars to learn about. In this post we have outlined the key principles, let us know in the comments if you're implementing these practices and how you are implementing them.

The Importance of Mental Health

The Importance of Mental Health

According to the American Psychological Association, 50% of mental illnesses begin by the age of 14 and 75% by the age of 24. As many of these concerns arise throughout a student’s school years and because children spend much of their time at school, it makes sense that the importance of mental health education to be at the forefront of curriculum.

School Retention, Suspension, & Expulsions

School Retention, Suspension, & Expulsions

Why does being suspended or expelled increase the likelihood that a student will drop out of school? Understanding the impacts of school retention, school suspension, and school expulsion are crucial to developing success plans for youth in the education system. Although this phenomenon has been well-established and researched, schools continue to utilize school suspension and school expulsion as forms of punishment. These forms of punishment have negative impacts on students’ wellbeing in both the short and long term, within and outside of the classroom.