Programs & Events

Teaching Personal Financial Literacy Standards in Maryland Classrooms (K-5)

  • Are you interested in becoming a Financial Literacy Rock Star?
  • Are you looking for a way to earn one FREE MSDE/CPD Credit?
  • Would you like a way to work smarter, not harder by meeting the Maryland Financial Literacy Standards and/or ELA, Math and/or Social Studies Standards at the same time!

Well, we have the solution for you…

Register today for Fin Lit Fit!

A FREE Financial Literacy Institute for K-5 Teachers!

When: Saturday, September 29, 2018

Where: Towson University, Stephen’s Hall, Room 310

What: Teachers receive great content & pedagogy along with access to all kinds of

 FREE resources.

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

To Register: Follow this link

Registration Deadline: September 23rd, 2018

Logistics: Parking is FREE and teachers receive 1 hour for lunch. There are lots of nearby restaurant options.  Teachers are also welcome to bring their own lunch.

Questions? Contact Karen Kokernak, or call 410.704.2024

Please note that if you have already attended a Maryland Council on Economic Education Financial Literacy Institute and received One MSDE credit, you would not be eligible for additional credit. That said, be on the lookout for Advanced Personal Finance for the Elementary Classroom and the Stock Market Game, upcoming opportunities for MSDE/CPD credit.   

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An Evening at the Fed:  Economic Perspectives on Immigration

Presented by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the Maryland Council on Economic Education

A FREE lecture series for K-12 Educators

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore Branch

When: October 18, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:   Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore Branch

502 South Sharp Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

What: Hear two economists’ perspectives on the economic impact of immigration and receive teaching materials on immigration and other labor market topics.

Parking: There are several affordable parking options nearby, the Sheraton Parking Garage and Camden Yards, for example. The Baltimore Branch is also located right by the Light Rail at Camden Yards.

Refreshments: Heavy Hors d’oeuvre and beverages will be served

Registration: Click here to register by October 5, 2018

Additional Logistics: Please note that Federal Reserve Law Enforcement requires that you show a Photo ID to enter the Bank.  We recommend that you arrive by 4:30 p.m. to allow yourself enough time to park, walk to the bank, and go through law enforcement screening.

Questions: E-mail Karen Kokernak, or call (410) 704-2024.

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“It’s Elementary, my dear Watson!”

An Economics and Financial Literacy Workshop for K-5 Teachers

Come discover the mystery behind integrating economics and financial literacy instruction into your elementary classroom! Come hear clues to help solve the mystery behind how to meet the economics strand of the K-12 Maryland Social Studies Standards and the Maryland Financial Literacy Standards! Moreover, did you know that this can be done while addressing Maryland ELA and or Math College and Career Ready skills at the same time?  Awesome!

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the Maryland Council on Economic Education are collaborating to provide a FREE workshop for K-5 elementary educators on October 19, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

We recommend teachers be at the Fed no later than 8:30 a.m. to allow ample time to go through law enforcement screening. Teachers will receive content and FREE resources to help teach economics and financial literacy concepts!  Please bring a photo ID to enter the facility!

Where: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore Branch

502 South Sharp Street

Baltimore, Maryland

When:  October 19, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon

What: Teachers receive FREE resources, a FREE continental breakfast and a FREE boxed lunch for the road.

To register, follow this link:

Registration Deadline:  October 4, 2018

Questions: Contact Karen Kokernak @ (410) 704-2024 or e-mail:

Parking:  There are several affordable parking options within walking distance.  Either you can park at Camden Yards or the Sheraton Parking garage located on the corner of North Conway and Charles Street. If you have the chance to take public transportation, the Baltimore Fed is right next to a light rail stop at Camden Yards.  Please note there are other parking options close by.

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NGPF FINCAMP:  Baltimore, MD

LOCATION:  Red Lion Baltimore North (2004 Greenspring Dr., Timonium)

DATE:  October 19, 2018

TIME:  8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Financial Education PD Featuring:

  • COLLABORATION with educators
  • CONTENT to grown your knowledge
  • CURATED resources for your class
  • A CUSTOMIZED approach to meet your needs

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the resources available and where to find them on NGPF’s website
  • Build a teacher toolkit for current classroom challenges by collaborating with others
  • Work with other teachers to share ideas, receive feedback, and expand their network
  • Breakfast and Lunch provided