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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. The 2020 Personal Finance Challenge will be online.

When?  March 30, 2020 – April 20, 2020

How is the Challenge organized?

Teams of up to four students compete on questions based on topics: spending, credit, savings, investing income and money management.

To register contact: dbaker@towson.edu

 

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

An Institute for Grades 6-12 Teachers

7400 York Road, Towson

Saturday, May 2, 2020

9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Institute Requirements:

You must purchase and read the book, Predictably Irrational, by Dan Ariely which is available on Amazon before our class on May 2nd.

On May 2nd, 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 June 5, 2020

Participants will receive:

1 MSDE Credit (Participants much read book and attend all day on May 2nd and answer questions in order to receive credit.)

Cost: Free

REGISTRATION:  Register early, space is limited and fills up quickly.

Send name, school, grades you teach to dbaker@towson.edu

DEADLINE: April 20, 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.

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