Events

Programs & Events

Personal Finance Challenge Bowl

Maryland’s High School Personal Finance Challenge Bowl provides an opportunity for Maryland 9-12 students to demonstrate their personal finance knowledge in a fun, competitive environment. Two teams per school may participate. Students take three Personal Finance paper and pencil, content specific tests, and the four teams with the highest total scores advance onto compete in a Quiz Bowl lightning round. The 1st place High school winner may advance on to compete in the National Personal Finance Challenge sponsored by the Council on Economic Education in May 2020.

Where?  Delta Hotel Hunt Valley ( 245 Shawan Rd, Hunt Valley, MD 21031 )

Transportation to the competition is the responsibility of the participants.  Lunch is provided at the event.

When?  March 31, 2020

How is the Challenge organized?

Teams of up to four students compete on questions based on the Maryland Financial Literacy standards from spending, credit, savings, investing income and money management. Teams take three short paper and pencil tests on specific Personal Finance topics. All teams participate in Rounds 1-3, and the four highest team total test scores advance onto compete in a “Quiz Bowl.”  Two teams per school may participate.

To register contact: dbaker@towson.edu

DEADLINE:  March 1, 2020

 

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Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers

June 24, 2020

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

West Village – Towson University

Participants will receive:

  • Financial Literacy materials and resources
  • Opportunity to network with teachers
  • Breakfast and Lunch

To hold your space, please send the information below to dbaker@towson.edu

Name:                                                                                                                                                

School:                                                                                                                                              

School System:                                                                                                                                

Grades(s) That You Teach: _______       

Email Address:                                                                                                                                

DEADLINE:  June 1, 2020

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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.

ECONOMICS

       • Thursday, February 6: Understanding Fiscal Responsibility (UFR): Economics Updates Grades 9-12

PERSONAL FINANCE

      • Thursday, February 13: Spicing Up Personal Finance with Tech Grades K-5