Events

Programs & Events

Understanding Fiscal Responsibility for High School Teachers

Virtual Webinar

August 19, 2020

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The issues surrounding the federal budget, national debt, and budget deficit are complex, but not beyond the reach of high school students. We are offering a training workshop on Understanding Fiscal Responsibility, a set of lessons which uses essential dilemmas to help students focus on current fiscal issues such as the national debt, budget deficit, national security, Social Security, and current national policy issues.

Cost: Free

To register send your name, email, school, and grade level to dbaker@towson.edu

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Race and Income and Wealth Disparities Webinar

The Richmond Fed and Maryland Council on Economic Education invite educators to join Kartik Athreya, Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, as he provides an overview of the data on income and wealth gaps and discusses underlying factors from the economics perspective.
Join us for…

Race and Income and Wealth Disparities

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EDT

If you are interested in this webinar, click on the link below to view additional information and Register for webinar.

View Event Summary and Register

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Virtual Student Achievement Awards

Did you miss our virtual Student Achievement awards program? You can still view it on the Maryland Council on Economic Education YouTube channel, so you don’t miss out on the celebration.  

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Maximizing Personal Finance Education through Distance Learning

A Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers

June 24, 2020

If you missed these sessions, you can watch them on YouTube.

Session 1:  Saving and Investing Matters!  Innovative Approaches to teaching the Stock Market Game through Distance Learning:  Best practices and ideas  Watch here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNAUa9XjYGU

Session 2:  The Federal Reserve to the Rescue!  An overview of great distance learning resources available from the Federal Reserve District Office.  Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8HhpxVD-Yk&t=61s 

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WEBINARS – Council on Economic Education – New York

Attend one or more of the free economics and personal finance webinars sponsored by the Council on Economic Education in New York. If you’re unable to join live, we encourage you to register to receive the recorded webinars when they are available.Those who have attended or listened to recorded webinars (for a total of 45 minutes or more) will receive a certificate via e-mail within three days.
All webinars begin at 7:00 p.m. EST. Except where noted

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SUMMER INSTITUTE – Council on Economic Education – New York

This week-long immersive program offers training to help you be a better teacher of economics and personal finance—whether you have never taught these subjects before or consider yourself an econ or financial literacy wiz.

The Council for Economic Education (CEE) has collaborated with some of the top organizations in financial education to be able to bring you best practices from across the nation.

From July 27 to August 1, the Summer Institute will offer three tracks covering K-12 macroeconomics, microeconomics, and personal finance.

Sign-up below for one, two, or all three tracks today!

MACROECONOMICS SUMMER INSTITUTE

Title: Macroeconomics, the Business Cycle and COVID

Description: Viewed through the lens of present-day events, this program will investigate macroeconomics as it relates to COVID and will touch upon several important topics including, GDP, business cycles, how unemployment is measured, and fiscal policy.

PD Hours: 6

This webinar meets 2 times:

  • Thursday, July 30 at 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
  • Friday, July 31 at 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET

Register: Macroeconomics Summer Institute >>>

MICROECONOMICS SUMMER INSTITUTE

Title: Teaching Microeconomics in the COVID Era 

Description: This interactive session incorporates the latest trends in Ed-Tech and COVID-19 related content, best practices in remote learning, and how to ensure students still receive rigorous, content rich instruction related to supply and demand, market structures, and government involvement in a free enterprise system.

PD Hours: 6

This webinar meets 2 times:

  • Monday, July 27 at 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Tuesday, July 28 at 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET

Register: Microeconomics Summer Institute >>>

PERSONAL FINANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE

Title: Using Ed-Tech to Teach Personal Finance in Middle and High School Classrooms

Description: This program will introduce you to innovative Ed-Teach resources incorporating interactive elements that can be used to help you teach the fundamentals personal finance instruction regardless of what the fall brings.

PD Hours: 5.5

This webinar meets 2 times:

  • Wednesday, July 29 at 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, July 30 at 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM ET

Register: Personal Finance Summer Institute >>>