Taylor Emmons Business School

The vision for the Taylor Emmons Business School is to provide students with a variety of courses that expose them to business and financial literacy, giving them a head start as they consider their educational and professional goals after Out-of-Door. Many times students are interested in the idea of a business career but have not yet had access to courses in school. This program gives our students the opportunity to take business courses before they enter college or university. 

One of the initiatives of this multi-course program is to highlight business community members through lectures and mentor programs. To date, the feedback and engagement with these guest speakers have been phenomenal, and the insight and real-world experience they have provided have been invaluable for our students. Guests to our classes have included:

Aaron Sanandres - CEO and founder of UNTUCKit
Alyson Johnson - President and CEO of Gilly Group
Allison Imre - President/CEO/Owner of Grapevine Communications
Bryan Burnstein - Senior Performance Strategist, Kitman Labs
Will Pruett - Portfolio Manager at Fidelity

For questions about ODA's Business School, please contact Jonathan Barone (pictured above), Upper School Business/Entrepreneurship Teacher.

The Out-of-Door Academy

LOWER SCHOOL |  Historic Siesta Key Campus  |  Pre-K – Grade 5
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LOWER SCHOOL |  Lower School Campus on Clark Road  |  Pre-K – Grade 1
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  |  Uihlein Campus in Lakewood Ranch  |  Grades 6 – 8 |  Grades 9 – 12
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