Youth Entrepreneurship

Grades4life "Sharkpreneur" program works directly with youth ages 12-18 to help cultivate and inspire their visions of entrepreneurship. This program explores the viability of business planning at a young age and helps develop necessary skills towards future success.

Our program partners with local business owners as mentors to provide youth with real-life experience teaching necessary steps to take when operating or managing a business. One major goal of our program is to provide youth with the confidence and resources to know they can be successful.

  • Set Up Meetings With Business Mentors
  • Develop Business Plans And Strategies
  • Develop Presentations
  • Present Businesses At “Sharkpreneur” Event

Students will have the opportunity to learn how to use their skills, passions, and team work to create and present youth lead businesses. At the end of this program, participants will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas and concepts to the student body as well as community supporters. This enrichment program will teach valuable life skills including the following:

  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Financial Literacy
  • Business Management
  • Peer to Peer Learning
  • Confidence Building
  • Team Work
  • STEM
  • Gaming & Coding
  • Technology
  • Marketing
  • & More

Learn business fundamentals, how to monetize your passion, and how to be your own boss. Program teaches valuable life skills and mentorship helping youth to unlock their entrepreneurial potential.


Learn how to use STEM to create your own products and unlock the entrepreneur in you. Develop your team work and marketing skills in the Stempreneur program.


Learn how to unlock your entrepreneurial skills to become a player in the gaming industry. Test games, build games, and more in the Gamepreneur program.

Youth Business Ownership

  • Understanding Business Ownership Concepts
  • Business Mentorship
  • Ages 13-24 (Sharkpreneur)
  • Ages 8-12 (Young Wonders)

Public Speaking and presentations

  • Present Your Business in Front of "Sharks"
  • Develop Your Elevator Pitch
  • Community Engagement

Community Partnerships

  • Inspire Youth Business Leaders
  • Confidence Building
  • Improving Teamwork/Collaboration & Community

PBIS Rewards

GRADES4LIFE is a nonprofit 501c3 organization dedicated to facilitating programs and technology for local schools and organizations. Our goal is to provide additional opportunities for youth success by working through the local community and partnerships.

We specialize in Education Technology and Entrepreneurship programs that connects communities through education and helps youth to succeed.

GRADES4LIFE PBIS technology provides tier 1 opportunities that include community engagement and support in conjunction with positive behavior incentive programs. Through the development of community relationships, we provide additional fundraising and career development opportunities to support youth and participant success.

G4L technology platform allows organizations, schools, and communities to establish systems and practices that create impact across all settings. The program helps to enhance community engagement, maintain expectations, acknowledge and encourage active learning and participation and more.


For Your Students:

  • Earn Points Towards Community Rewards
  • Discounts
  • Prizes
  • Special Events
  • Influence Positive Behavior
  • Influence Educational Achievements
  • Promote Volunteerism/Engagement

Desired Outcomes:

  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Community Engagement
  • Incentive Rewards System
  • Building Confidence
  • Self Accountability
  • Virtual Programs

For Your Instructors/Administrators:

  • Classroom Management Platform
  • Boost Classroom Engagement
  • Goal Setting
  • Lesson Reinforcement


Our goal is to make meaningful connections with students to empower them to reach their true potential through personalized MATH/ELA/PIANO lessons and mentoring.

Content instruction in all areas of Mathematics including:

  • Elementary and Middle School Mathematics
  • Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus

Content instruction in all areas of English/Language Arts including:

  • Elementary and Middle School ELA
  • K-2, Phonics/Word Recognition, Reading Fluency, Sentence Structure, Reading Comprehension (Literary/Informational Text), Vocabulary, Grammar, Writing (Narrative, Informative, Opinion, Essay)

Other Areas:

  • Study Techniques
  • Test Preparation (Midterms, Finals, SAT/ACT etc.)
  • Mentorship
  • Beginner to Intermediate Piano Lessons