Professional Development

Professional Development, Workshops and Resources

The mission of the National Center for Economic and Financial Education is to advance the growth, service, and recognition of K-12 educators in the New York metropolitan area as they develop economic and personal finance education.

The National Center offers FREE in-person and online workshops led by educators. Workshops demonstrate how to integrate economics and personal finance into math, science, and social studies classes as well as the elementary curriculum. Workshop attendees will:

  • Receive hands-on active learning resources
  • Customizable programs for schools and districts
  • Exchange successful tips and techniques with their peers
  • Receive free publications, lessons and other resources
  • Earn continuing education units and network with community peers

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The Council for Economic Education is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) in New York State.

 

 

Starting in January 2018 we will no longer provide copies of materials at workshops. All materials will be sent in PDF files via email. You will need to print out the materials and bring them to the workshop.

All evaluations and certificates will be sent via email after the workshop. You will have to complete and submit the evaluation in order to receive your certificate of completion for CTLE.

Workshops Schedule
Please send a check in the amount of $25 to reserve your spot. We will return the check to you at the end of the workshop. We have the right to cancel or change the location of any workshop or webinar. If you have any questions about the below workshops, please contact: Amy Geffen, Director, Professional Development, ageffen@councilforeconed.org.

Meals are provided at every workshop.


UPCOMING WORKSHOPS – REGISTER TODAY!


October 17, 2018
Topic: Sports Economics
Location: Community Resource Exchange, 42 Broadway, New York, NY 10004
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
CTLE Credits: 3
Presenter: Jonathan Joseph
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This program has been generously funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.


November 1, 2018
Topic: Watch and Learn: Teaching Economics and Finance Using Videos, Podcasts, and Interactive Discussion
Location: Ward Melville Heritage Organization in Stony Brook, NY
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Registration: Jennifer Gunn at 631-698-7000 ext. 3322 or via email, jenniferg@teachersfcu.org

This workshop is brought to you by the Teachers Federal Credit Union


November 7, 2018
Topic: Digital Resources for High School Economics
Location: Community Resource Exchange, 42 Broadway, New York, NY 10004
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
CTLE Credits: 3
Presenter: Andrew Menfi
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This program has been generously funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.


November 14, 2018
Topic: Economics for High School Students – Creative Lessons
Location: Community Resource Exchange, 42 Broadway, New York, NY 10004
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
CTLE Credits: 3
Presenter: Ted Opderbeck
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This program has been generously funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.


December 5, 2018
Topic: President Jackson and the Federal Reserve Bank
You will learn how to incorporate an EconEdLink lesson on President Andrew Jackson’s Veto of of the Second National Bank into your classrooms. We will provide dynamic ideas and resources to engage students as they discuss the historical context and debate surrounding the National Bank in the 1800’s. And, we will also explore applications to contemporary central banking issues.
Location: Community Resource Exchange, 42 Broadway, New York, NY 10004
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
CTLE Credits: 3
Presenter: Ted Opderbeck
Register here >>>

This program has been generously funded by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.


December 12, 2018
Topic: Unique Topics in Economics
Location: Community Resource Exchange, 42 Broadway, New York, NY 10004
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
CTLE Credits: 3
Presenter: Andrew Menfi
Register here >>>

This program has been generously funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.


For more information about the National Center for Economic and Financial Education’s activities, please call 212-730-6728 or email us at ageffen@councilforeconed.org.

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