BART Entrepreneur Program

Entrepreneurs and Educators Wanted: Teach an After-School Entrepreneurship Program at
Berkshire Arts and Technology School (BART)!!
VOLUNTEER (unpaid opportunity) at an exciting new initiative at BART Charter School in
Adams, MA. We are looking for 4 – 6 Williams students who during Winter Study can design an
after-school entrepreneurs program. Williams students will then launch this program during
the spring semester, bringing it to students at BART school on Tuesday or Thursday afternoons.
No prior experience needed; training is included.
Time Commitment:
Winter Study: program design and visit BART – 10 hrs total
Spring Semester : one day per week at BART (Tuesday or Thursday, TBD). Leave
Williams at 3:15 PM and return to campus by 5:15 PM. One hour/week of prep and
reflection at Williams.
The focus of the program will be on teaching and practicing creative thinking and problem
solving skills. Williams students will learn about: curriculum design, entrepreneurship, and
teaching experiential learning goals to High School students. BART and Williams students will
then work together to identify opportunities in their lives or communities with a goal of creating a
product or program to address these needs.
Program Mentors:
Tonio Palmer, Entrepreneur in Residence, Williams College ‘68 Center for Career Exploration
Kohen Rahman, ‘22- https://www.middyfund.org/middymagic
Kate Merrigan, BART Director of Student and Community Development
Kaatje White, Assistant Director of High School Outreach, Williams College
Transportation and other logistical support provided by CLiA and BART.
For more information contact Kaatje White
Apply here.

About BART
BART Charter Public School (BART) prepares students for college by promoting mastery of
academic skills and content with a strong foundation in arts and technology. The school
provides middle and high school students in Berkshire County with an educational community
that regards everyone, including teachers and parents, as lifelong learners.