Workshops

  • Teaching Personal Financial Literacy Standards in Maryland Classrooms (K-5)
    09/29/2018 from 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM
    Towson University, Stephens Hall, Towson, MD 21252

    Teaching Personal Financial Literacy Standards in Maryland Classrooms (K-5)                        (1 MSDE Credit) at Stephen’s Hall, Towson University

                               on September 29, 2018, from 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

    Are you looking for A FREE opportunity to earn 1 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?

    • This is a hybrid course. There is one eight-hour face-to- face session and 7 hours of independent online modules to be completed over a 2 month period.
    • Please note that time is allotted for lunch. Feel free to bring your lunch or the Student Union has a number of affordable lunch options and is a short walk or drive from Stephen’s Hall.
    • Parking is FREE at the Glen Garage on Saturdays.   The registration deadline is September 15th.
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  • Stock Market Game Workshop
    10/09/2018 from 04:30 PM to 07:00 PM
    7400 York Road, Towson, Towson

    A great learning tool to help students learn computer and research skills and become more financially literate, more economically literate and show improved math, reading and writing skills.  Participants will receive the how to’s for the game and lesson plans that can be used to correlate with their curriculum, Common Core, and Maryland Standards.

    Location:  7400 York Road, Towson, MD, Room 233

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  • An Evening At the Fed: Economic Perspectives on Immigration
    10/18/2018 from 05:00 PM to 07:30 PM
    Federal Reserve, Baltimore

    An Evening at the Fed:   Economic Perspectives on Immigration

    A FREE lecture series for K-12 Educators

    Presented by the

    Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the

    Maryland Council on Economic Education

    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: 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, kkokernak@towson.edu or call (410) 704-2024.

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  • An Economic and Financial Literacy Workshop for K-5 Teachers at the Federal Reserve
    10/19/2018 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Federal Reserve, Baltimore

    “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:  www.econed.org/workshops

    Registration Deadline:  October 4, 2018

    Questions: Contact Karen Kokernak @ (410) 704-2024 or e-mail: kkokernak@towson.edu

    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
    10/19/2018 from 08:00 PM to 03:30 PM
    Red Lion North Baltimore, Lutherville-Timonium

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY:

    NGPF FINCAMP:  Baltimore, MD
    LOCATION: Red Lion Hotel, Baltimore North
    2004 Greenspring Dr, Timonium, MD 21093
    TIME: 8:00am – 3:30pm

    Financial Education PD Featuring:

    • COLLABORATION with educators
    • CONTENT to grow 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 networkBreakfast & Lunch provided
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