Events

Programs & Events

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“Fin Lit Fit”

is a FREE Workshop for Elementary Teachers, set to take place on

January 13, 2018

“Fin Lit Fit” focuses on teaching the

Maryland Financial Literacy Standards in Grades K-5

  • This FREE workshop offers teachers the chance to earn 1 MSDE Credit
  • It also offers FREE resources that address the College & Career Ready ELA Standards & Personal Financial Literacy Standards, perfect materials for teaching across the curricula!

Help your students become “Fin Lit Fit”

Consider registering today: www.econed.org/workshop

When:  January 13th, 2018

Where: Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD. 21252

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Workshop participants will receive FREE lunch and FREE parking.

This is a hybrid course. Teachers attend 1 face-to-face session at Towson University, and complete 5 online modules over a 2 month period.

Please note that to receive 1 MSDE credit teachers must complete 15 hours of coursework. The online modules and face-to -face sessions equal 15 hours of coursework.

The registration deadline is January 4, 2018. The Snow Date for the face-to- face session is January 20, 2018.

For questions, e-mail: kkokernak@towson.edu or call: 410.704.2024

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Maryland: Myths and Memories

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Fourth and Fifth Grade Elementary Teachers,

Are you looking for FREE multi-disciplinary teaching resources?

Are you interested in receiving FREE interactive & hands-on teaching activities?

Are you searching for great content from the Colonial period to the American Revolution?

Then, join us for a FREE Elementary Teacher Workshop at the Maryland Historical Society!

Presented by:

  • Maryland Council on Economic Education
  • Maryland Geographic Alliance
  • Maryland Historical Society
  • Towson University’s College of Liberal Arts

When: Saturday, January 27, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where:  Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St, Baltimore, MD. 21201

Teachers will receive:

  • FREE Coffee and Donuts courtesy MCEE and MGA.
  • A FREE boxed lunch courtesy of the College of Liberal Arts, Towson University.
  • FREE teaching resources and publications.
  • FREE parking at the Maryland Historical Society.

Directions: http://www.mdhs.org/plan-visit/directions

To register, follow this link: www.econed.org/workshop

Registration Deadline: January 19, 2018.                          Snow Date: February 3, 2018.

Questions: kkokernak@towson.edu

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Advanced Personal Finance for the Elementary Classroom

February 17, 2018

At Towson University, Stephen’s Hall, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

A FREE Workshop opportunity where teachers can earn ONE FREE MSDE/CPD Credit!

This course is open to teachers that have taken MCEE’s “Fin Lit Fit” or “Teaching Financial Literacy Standards in an Elementary Classroom or in Maryland Classroom”.

  • Please note this is a hybrid course that involves one eight-hour face-to-face session and seven hours of independent online instruction.
  • A FREE lunch is provided and FREE parking is available at the Glen Garage, a short walk to Stephen’s Hall.
  • Handicap parking is available near Stephen’s Hall.
  • Teachers receive all kinds of great content, pedagogy & resources!
  • For questions about the course, and or eligibility to take the course, contact Karen Kokernak, kkokernak@towson.edu or call (410) 704-2024.
  • To register, follow this link: econed.org/workshop
  • A friendly reminder- to be eligible to take this course, teachers must have completed the “Teaching Personal Financial Literacy Standards in an Elementary or Maryland Classroom” or the “Fin Lit Fit Institute”.
  • Deadline to register is: February 9, 2018. Snow Date: February 24, 2018