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Welcome to the Edison School of Business

Teacher: Michael Iacarella
michael.iacarella@mpls.k12.mn.us
Voicemail:  612-668-8697

I have been a teacher/coach at Edison since 1994 and have been involved in many community organizations. I also graduated from Edison in 1975.

Community Involvement

  • Edison Community Sports Foundation
    • President
  • Northeast Lions Club
  • Edison Booster Club
  • Edison Scholoarship Committee
  • PEN- Parents for Education Northeast
  • Edison Alumni Marching Band
  • Northeast Chamber of Commerce- Board Member

Education
University of St. Thomas - BA Business Finance
Sonoma State University - MBA - Management
University of Minnesota - MA - Business Education

Certifications
MOS Certified 2007 Microsoft Office PowerPoint
MOS Certified 2001 Micrsoft Office Excel

Classes Taught

  • IB Business and Management- Looks into the world of business through an international perspective.
  • Personal Finance- Explores many areas of insterest that will enhance your financial security.
  • Business Planning - Learning the process of starting your own business using the SBA model.
  • Business Law- Learning legal principles and laws that are useful for business and life.
  • Corporate Finance- Examine business opportunity and practices in various fields on a globe scale.
  • Entrepreneurship-This class is working concurrently with MCTC for college credit. The class will be working with Junior Achievement for students to create a business and will actually make money and run like an actual business with a chance to perform for a national competition.
  • MS Office - Works toward mastering the understanding of MicrSoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint computer applications. The class also allows the student the opportunity to receive a MOS certification for any of the three applications.
  • Computer Applications - Looks at the workings of the computers and the applications that make it such a valuable to tool to do just about anything. This class allows the student to try and test for IC3 certification.

Coaching
Boys JV Soccer Coach (1995 - 2005)
Varsity Girls Soccer Coach (2006-2011)
Boys Wrestling (1994 - 2006)
Boys and Girls Golf (2004-Present)
Boys Tennis (1995 - 2003)