Office of Entrepreneurship Education
Mission Statement

The Office of Entrepreneurship Education's mission is to provide entrepreneurial information and education, resources and tools to help small businesses succeed. The office is an integral component of Entrepreneurial Development's network of training and counseling services.

Office Spotlight
50+ Entrepreneurs

Are you nearing retirement and exploring new opportunities? Or, are you wondering how you will generate income once you retire? A growing number of individuals over the age of 50+, or “encore entrepreneurs”, are turning to small business ...

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About Our Office
The Office of Entrepreneurship Education (OEE) develops and promotes innovative resources for small business owners and prospective entrepreneurs.  These resources are designed to assist in the start-up, management, and growth of small...

Leadership

Ellen M. Thrasher Photograph
Associate Administrator

Ellen M. Thrasher is the Director for the Office of Entrepreneurship Education, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). In this capacity she serves as an advocate for entrepreneurial development...

Connect With Us

Office of Entrepreneurship Education
409 3rd Street, S.W. Suite 6200
Washington, DC 20416
United States
Phone: 202-205-6665
Fax: 202 205 6903
TTY/TTD: 800-877-8339