Founder Claims No Green Thumb But Regency Grows Company Thrives

J.R. Pilyih claims he never started a garden before, but you would never know that when you step into the Regency Park Elementary School. In a classroom dedicated to a large scale aquaponics growing system, J.R. and his young entrepreneurs tend to the green plants and thriving fish. The harvests are so abundant in herbs and berries that a richer learning opportunity develops by selling what is grown. Through their EdCorp, Regency Grows Company, J.R. watches more than plants grow…his students are undergoing authentic entrepreneurial learning along the way.

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July 9 2019

Pittsburgh embodies ingenuity, creativity, + a commitment to hard work. Within the Pittsburgh #EdCorps community, dozens of student-run businesses are proving this to still be true today. buff.ly/2YFSbCH

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July 8 2019

We're still beaming about @LJHulen getting some love + recognition all the way from Alaska! Linda recently won a national award for inspiring young entrepreneurs and we're so proud of her – give it up for Linda! buff.ly/2XmQPzt #EdCorps

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July 3 2019

Students from four #EdCorps recently finished their school year in style by making charitable donations. Thanks to @HFTforSchools, those donations were matched $ for $. Read more here --> edcorps.org/student-led-bu… CC: @topsaw @ShamelessAUD @G_O_Designs @ivyfresh2

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June 20 2019

We're so proud of @LJHulen who is one of eight recipients of the 2019 Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education. buff.ly/2XmQPzt CC: @Ch2KTUU #EdCorps @FFVF

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June 19 2019

Connecting #educators together! Pittsburgh #EdCorps community gather to support each other and unwind after another fantastic year. #PittFAB19

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June 4 2019

BIG shoutout to @LJHulen, who was just recognized w/ the Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education. Seeing #907Bobcats grow, we're impressed but not surprised. Your hard work + entrepreneurial spirit is changing the lives of Ss. Congratulations! @FFVF #EdCorps

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June 4 2019

Shout out to Founder of the Month Megan Smith for the #Pittsburgh impact that @iSHCo_EFHS has had! Students have donated $5000+ over 3 years to causes they care about like #karing4karson and #mealsonwheels! CC: @DrToddKeruskin @BRocco187 @KeithKonyk @MrsKellyKearns #EdCorps

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May 29 2019

After connecting with the chamber of commerce, the students of SD Lip Balm were invited back to attend the 2019 Small Business Awards. Heyo, #EdCorps! These students look more like confident entrepreneurs as they mix and mingle! CC @hightechhigh

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May 21 2019

The #FanFaces team has been cheering people on all year. Now it's time to cheer them on! Shout out to #FanFaces for their generous donation to @FullCircleGP Edible Garden! CC: @Howeys4th #EdCorps

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May 20 2019

"Social media is here for the long haul, and it has changed our society. In our growing roles as educators, we must teach students about social media and not the other way around." Read more here: buff.ly/2Vh8HXp @callmemrmorris

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May 15 2019

So. Much. Yes. @UpstanderBrand was featured on @WAFB w/ their fearless leader @fmargret. And they're naturals in front of the camera! Take a look to learn more >>> buff.ly/2W1tUJl #EdCorps

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May 10 2019

“Teachers are one of the few people in their lives that can have a dramatic impact by doing just a few little things very sincerely and that's a pretty special thing to have every day.” – @WickedDecent buff.ly/2LqrvUs #EdCorps #RWSTeacherAppreciation

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May 8 2019

"My job as their teacher is to allow them to express themselves." Cheers to you, @greenway_ashley! Thank you for your dedication to the #EdCorps Community. We appreciate you! buff.ly/2DQHzZk #TBT #RWSTeacherAppreciation

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May 8 2019

Thanks for joining us tonight in celebration of teachers – goodnight! #EdCorpsChat

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May 8 2019

Giving back to the community, field trips, author visits, reinvesting in the business...these are just a few of the ways EdCorps celebrate their success. #EdCorpsChat

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May 8 2019

Q4, is that you?! #EdCorpsChat

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May 8 2019

Building an EdCorp provides educators with a different perspective about teaching. #EdCorpsChat

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May 8 2019

Us, getting ready for Q3. #EdCorpsChat

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May 8 2019

It’s important to slow down and celebrate the wins. #EdCorpsChat

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May 8 2019

Q2 is on its way! #EdCorpsChat

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May 8 2019

Experience can be the best teacher, and the best teachers inspire lifelong learning. #EdCorpsChat

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