see what people are saying about Steve’s work

 
 

Praise for Goodbye Homeboy

Steve Mariotti's memoir, Goodbye Homeboy: How My Students Drove Me Crazy and Inspired a Movement, is the heartwarming, dramatic story of Steve's early years as a teacher in the South Bronx, and how he was inspired by his students to found the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). Out now from Benbella Books (Aug 6, 2019).

 
Steve Mariotti’s moving memoir is a call to action for anyone who dares to dream, and dream big!
— Erin Gruwell, teacher and author of The Freedom Writers Diary
 
 

Awards

In 2019, Steve was awarded Author of the Year by the American Human Rights Society. His multiple awards include

 

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year

New York Enterprise Report 2012 Founders Award for Social Entrepreneurship

National Director’s Entrepreneurship Award from U.S. Department of Commerce  Minority Business Development Agency

Association of Education Publishers Golden Lamp Award - best curriculum (2002)

Association of Education Publishers Golden Lamp Award - best math curriculum (2010)

ACE/Currie Foundation Humanitarian Venture Award

2019 Author of the Year by the American Human Rights Society

USASBE Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year

CEO Club Social Entrepreneur of the Year

America’s Top High School Business Teacher

Bernard A. Goldhirsh Social Entrepreneur of the Year

Top Entrepreneur of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)