Dr. Albert Cohen Family Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Scots know it takes just one great idea to grow into a brilliant venture. And inspiration for world-changing ideas begins with a learning space that excites creative, flexible thinking, encourages original voice and vision, and prepares Scots for future exploration. The Dr. Albert Cohen Family Center for Entrepreneurial Studies is one of the first major buildings implemented as part of Saint Andrew’s School multi-year master plan.

A New Hub for Innovation

Renovations & construction projects
Collaborative meeting spaces
Modern 21st century classroom design
Digital production suite
Technologically-enhanced social center
183-seat auditorium
Debut of the Kessler Digital Media Institute
Design technology labs

Students in Action

Potent Platform

This facility is a potent platform for application of three key programs: design technology and robotics, media arts, and entrepreneurial studies, plus a full range of subjects from all departments.

Engineering & Robotics

Innovate, plan, design, and create solutions

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Media Arts

Leverage film studies, broadcasting and video streaming to communicate a message

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Invest in capital to develop and launch a start-up business

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The Cohen Center features College Prep, Honors, AP, and IB Upper School classes with a global orientation, asking students to grapple with and solve real world problems that demand and inspire creativity and promote critical thinking and collaboration.

Kessler Digital Media Institute

The Kessler Digital Media Institute expands current video and broadcast offerings and incorporates media arts into our academic instruction. Students experience entrepreneurial-type communication skills that can be used in various professions, including filmmaking, game and app design, television production, theater, advertising, social media, corporate communications, and architecture.

Signature Programs

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  • Social Entrepreneurship

    Through a new Social Entrepreneurship course, students are encouraged to participate in the Palm Beach Philanthropy Tank. This county-wide competition aims to help shape students’ leadership paths and, through their creative solutions, address and improve social issues in the Palm Beach County community. The program challenges, empowers, and equips students to develop and execute sustainable initiatives and solutions to these problems.

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  • Scots Media

    As part of Scots Media, students experience broadcasting and video streaming, both live and in a post-production environment. Students will learn the planning and technical skills of live programming and video production including script writing, interviewing, sports announcing, show hosting, directing, filming, lighting, editing, graphics, switching multiple inputs, sound engineering, and live show execution.

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  • TEDx

    Saint Andrew’s is proud to be a TEDx School location. At TEDxSaintAndrewsSchool events, a screening of TED Talks videos — or a combination of live presenters and TED Talks videos — sparks deep conversation and connections at the local level. 

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  • Young Entrepreneurs Academy

    Saint Andrew’s School is proud to sponsor and host the Boca Chamber Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), which is a program for students in grades 6-12 who have demonstrated creativity, innovative ideas, academic effort, determination, enthusiasm, communication skills, and a commitment to community and family. YEA! is a groundbreaking educational program that takes students through the process of starting and running real businesses over the course of a full academic year. Students work in close cooperation with local leaders of industry, community members, and educators to develop ideas and objectives, write business plans, pitch potential investors, obtain funding, register with governmental agencies, develop their brand identity and much more. By the end of the class, students own and operate fully functioning businesses that can be carried on after graduation.

Student Testimonials

Explore Today, Succeed Tomorrow

This new academic building best showcases our commitment to helping students develop into the creative thinkers and responsive problem-solvers who will explore global issues today and shine and succeed in the world of tomorrow.


If you are interested in a private tour of the Dr. Albert Cohen Family Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, please contact Dr. Carlos Barroso, Director of Marketing and Communications at 561.210.2064 or carlos.barroso@saintandrews.net.

About Us

A non-profit, independent, co-educational school for grades Pre-K - 12, Saint Andrew's School is a private day and boarding school located in Boca Raton, educating the best students from across Palm Beach County, Florida, the United States, and throughout the world in the Episcopal tradition.
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