Xcel in preparing for your future. Our SMILE Certificate demonstrates successful completion of workshop and additional practicum in the area of Digital Literacy and Startup Venture. All students must work in teams. All teams must launch a company. All companies must pitch to a panel of Silicon Valley investors.
GATI seeks to nurture in our students the experience, critical skills, and creativity essentials for an engaged, balanced, and responsible life. Our entrepreneurship camp is just the beginning. After the bootcamp ends, our counselors stay connected with our students to help them visioneer the best pathway to college and beyond. Our hope and desire is to ensure that the hands-on start-up experience in Silicon Valley will continue to serve our students well into the future. The SMILE Certificate signals to colleges that our students are '21st Century Skills' ready and serious about global innovation and entrepreneurship.