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Entrepreneurial Education Conference to be held March 14 at Rockford University

03/03/2016 2:01 pm

Media Contact: Director of Communications, Rita Elliott 815-226-3374

Rockford, Ill., – The Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship at Rockford University will be hosting an Entrepreneurial Education conference March 14. Due to an increase of employment in entrepreneurial firms, speakers will be discussing the best way to pursue entrepreneurship and how the traditional model of education can help or hinder the process.

Presenters at the conference include: Michael Strong, co-founder of the college prep school and entrepreneurial incubator Ko School and Incubator; Professor Albert Loan of University Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala City; Bernadita Jensen, co-founder of four Montessori schools in Chile, current headmistress of Colegio Pucalan Montessori and leader of the Pucalan School of Education; John Chisholm, CEO of John Chisholm Adventures; and Professor Piotr Kostylo, of University of Kasimir the Great in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Registration is free and lunch is included. Register online at The conference will be from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Regents Hall, Burpee Center, Rockford University, 5050 E. State St., Rockford. Contact Jennifer Harrolle at for more information. The conference has been supported by the John Templeton Foundation.