Workshops

  • Teaching Elementary Financial Literacy Standards (K-5) JULY
    07/11/2017 from 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM
    Towson University, Stephens Hall, Towson, MD 21252

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

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

    July 11th, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    • 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
    • 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 June 23rd, 2017.
    Register for this workshop!
  • Using Behavioral Economics Concepts to Teach the Maryland Personal Finance Standards
    07/20/2017 from 09:30 AM to 03:30 PM
    Towson University, Stephens Hall, Towson, MD 21252

    “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 20, 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

    Deadline to register is July 10, 2017

    Register for this workshop!
  • Teaching Economics in U.S. Government
    07/25/2017 from 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM
    Towson University, Stephens Hall, Towson, MD 21252

    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.

    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)
    • For questions, contact: Karen Kokernak, Associate Director, Maryland Council on Economic Education kkokernak@towson.edu or (410) 704-2024.
    • Registration deadline: July 7th, 2017.
    Register for this workshop!
  • Teaching Elementary Financial Literacy Standards (K-5) AUGUST
    08/02/2017 from 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM
    Towson University, Stephens Hall, Towson, MD 21252

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

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

    August 2, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    • 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
    • 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 June 23rd, 2017.
    Register for this workshop!
  • Advanced Personal Finance for the Elementary Classroom (K-5)
    08/09/2017 from 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM
    Towson University, Stephens Hall, Towson, MD 21252

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

    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.
    • 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.
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  • Financial Literacy Institute for SECONDARY TEACHERS
    08/22/2017 from 09:30 AM to 03:30 PM
    Towson University, Stephens Hall, Towson, MD 21252

    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 Friday, August 11, 2017

    Cost: Free

    Register for this workshop!