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9th Annual Financial Education Summit for Teachers

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Radisson North Baltimore Hotel

Participants will receive:
$50 Stipend
Teaching Materials
Breakfast & Lunch

DEADLINE TO REGISTER:  June 9th

To register go to www.econed.org/summit

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Elementary Teachers, Come Hang Ten with MCEE!

  • Are you looking for A FREE opportunity to earn MSDE credits?

  • Are you interested in receiving FREE teaching resources?

  • Are you searching for a way to enhance your Personal Financial Literacy content knowledge?

  • Are you looking for engaging and interactive lessons to help you meet Maryland Personal Financial Literacy Standards?

The Maryland Council on Economic Education is hosting TWO FREE Institutes offered on THREE SEPARATE DATES this summer for Elementary teachers interested in expanding their Personal Financial Literacy content knowledge and obtaining resources that allow teachers the opportunity to teach across the curricula, hitting Personal Financial Literacy Standards while addressing Social Studies and/or ELA Standards at the same time.

Teaching Elementary Financial Literacy Standards (K-5) (1 MSDE Credit)

July 11th, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., OR August 2nd, 2017 at Stephen’s Hall, Towson University (Please register for ONLY 1 date for this specific workshop).

  • A free lunch will be provided. Please note this is a hybrid course. There is 1 eight- hour face to face session and 7 hours of independent online modules.

  • To register, follow this link: econed.org/workshops and select your preferred date

  • Please note that lunch is a short walk or drive from Stephen’s hall to the Student Union. There is free parking near Stephen’s Hall, but free parking at the Student Union is limited to folks with valid handicapped access.

  • The registration deadline is June 23rd, 2017.

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“Using Behavioral Economics Concepts to Teach the Maryland Personal Finance Standards”

Earn One MSDE CPD

An Institute for Grades 6-12 Teachers

Thursday, July 20, 2017

9:30 am – 3:30 pm

        Location:   Towson University, Stephens Hall

Institute Requirements:

  • You must purchase and read the book, Predictably Irrational, by Dan Ariely which is available on Amazon.com before our class on July 20th.

  • On Thursday, July 20th, participants will receive five (5) questions based on the book and class experience. Participants must email back their responses to the five questions no later than Friday, August 18, 2017.

Participants will receive:

  • 1 MSDE Credit (Participants much read book and attend all day on July 20th in order to receive credit.)

  • Lunch (Please note that lunch is a short walk or drive from Stephen’s hall to the Student Union. There is free parking near Stephen’s Hall, but free parking at the Student Union is limited to folks with valid handicapped access.)

QUESTIONS?  Dawn Baker at 410-704-2137 or dbaker@towson.edu

To register go to:  www.econed.org/workshops

Deadline to register is July 10, 2017

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Secondary U.S. Government and Social Studies educators (8th– 12th grades)

  • Are you looking for a FREE opportunity to earn One MSDE credit over the summer?

  • Are you interested in obtaining teaching resources that address economic concepts contained in the high school U.S. Government Assessment?

  • Do you want some fun and interactive teaching resources to supplement your teacher toolbox?

Then, come and ride the waves with us.  Register today for:

Teaching Economics in U.S. Government.

When: July 25th, 2017

Where: Towson University, Stephens Hall

Towson, Maryland

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • The Maryland Council on Economic Education provides a free lunch at this workshop. Please note that lunch is a short walk or brief ride to the Student Union from Stephen’s Hall.

  • This course is a hybrid course. To receive one MSDE credit, teachers are to attend an eight-hour, face-to-face session at Towson University and complete seven hours of online coursework. (1 MSDE credit = 15 hours of instruction)

  • To register, follow this link: econed.org/workshops

  • For questions, contact: Karen Kokernak, Associate Director, Maryland Council on Economic Education kkokernak@towson.edu or (410) 704-2024.

  • Registration deadline: July 7th, 2017.

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 Advanced Personal Finance for the Elementary Classroom (K-5) (1 MSDE Credit)

                         August 9th, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Stephen’s Hall, Towson University              

  • A free lunch will be provided. Please note this is a hybrid course.  There is 1 eight- hour face to face session and 7 hours of independent online modules.

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

  • Please note that lunch is a short walk or drive from Stephen’s hall to the Student Union. There is free parking at Stephen’s Hall, but free parking at the Student Union is limited to folks with valid handicapped access.

  • The registration deadline is: July, 14th, 2017

  • To be eligible to take this course, teachers must have completed the Teaching Elementary Personal Financial Literacy Standards Institute.

For more information, contact: Karen Kokernak @ kkokernak@towson.edu or call (410) 704-2024.

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Financial Literacy Institute for Secondary teachers!

            The Maryland Council on Economic Education (MCEE) is offering a 15 hour Financial Literacy Institute (9 hours online, 6 hours face to face) this summer.

What you get? Content knowledge and materials to teach the Maryland Standards in Personal Finance, PLUS one MSDE credit that you can use for re-certification.

What is required? On Tuesday, August 22nd  (from 9:30 am until 3:30 pm), participants will come to Towson University for a day-long session during which  participates will engage in online lessons, view videos, and react to readings that will help them better understand personal finance concepts and issues. The remaining required 9 hours will be completed online using a variety of web-based resources that other secondary teachers in Maryland have found useful. All assignments will be completed by September 22, 2017.

Where is the Face to Face session? Towson University, Stephens Hall, in the T Rowe Price Finance Lab on Tuesday, August 22nd from 9:30 am until 3:30 am.  Lunch will be provided.  (Please note that lunch is a short walk or drive from Stephen’s hall to the Student Union.  There is free parking near Stephen’s Hall, but free parking at the Student Union is limited to folks with valid handicapped access.)

Registration Deadline/website to register? Friday, August 11, 2017 (go to www.econed.org/workshops)

Cost: Free