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.

 

 

2017 Workshops Schedule
Please see the workshop descriptions, dates and times below. At every single workshop–meals are provided.

Don’t Miss Out – Register For the Free Workshops Today!

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


September 28

Teaching Macroeconomics

Location Science, Industry & Business Library (SIBL), 188 Madison Ave., Manhattan
Time 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
Presenter Noah Lipman
Audience High school economics and social studies teachers
CTLE Credits 3
Register Today

 


October 3

PayPal: Making the world a better place one transaction at a time

Location PayPal Offices 95 Morton Street, New York, NY 10014
Time 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
Presenter Tawni Ferrarini
Audience Personal Finance, Business, and Math Teachers, (Grades 6-12)
CTLE Credits 3
Register Today

 


October 12

Financial Literacy for Community Based Organizations

Location Community Resource Exchange, 42 Broadway, NY, NY
Time 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
Presenter Ruben Rivera
Audience Volunteers, non-teachers and others stakeholders interested in learning how to provide financial literacy training
CTLE Credits 3
Register Today

 


October 18

Economics, U.S. History and the C3 Framework

Location Science, Industry & Business Library (SIBL), 188 Madison Ave., Manhattan
Time 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
Presenter Doug Young, CEO/Head Coach, The Wiser Choice
Audience High school social studies teachers
CTLE Credits 3
Register Today

 


October 19

Driving Through Jim Crow

Location Community Resource Exchange
42 Broadway, NY 10004
Time 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
Presenter Jatera Simmons – Head of Social Studies Department & teacher of Social Studies at Bronx Latin School
Sabine Albert – Social Studies and Special Education teacher at Frederick Douglass Academy VII
Aruna Patel – New Visions for Public Schools
Audience High school social studies teachers
CTLE Credits 3
Register Today

 


November 7

Natural Disasters in Children’s Literature

Location Community Resource Exchange, 42 Broadway, Manhattan
Time 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
Presenter Lynne Stover, James Madison University, Center for Economic Education, VA
Audience Upper elementary and middle school
CTLE Credits 6
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November 8

Using Children’s Chapter Books to Teach Entrepreneurship

Location Community Resource Exchange, 42 Broadway, NY, NY
Time 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
Presenter Lynne Stover, James Madison University, Center for Economic Education, VA
Audience Grades K-5 Teachers
CTLE Credits 6
Register Today

 


November 30

Economics of Gentrification

Location SIBL Library, 35th & Madison Ave., Manhattan
Time 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Presenter Noah Lipman, Long Branch H.S., NJ
Audience High School History and Social Studies Teachers (Grades 8-12)
CTLE Credits 3
Register Today

 


December 7

Teaching American History Through Economics

Location SIBL Library, 35th & Madison Ave., Manhattan
Time 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Presenter Dr. Harry Stein
Audience High School History and Social Studies Teachers (Grades 8-12)
CTLE Credits 3
Register Today

 


December 14

Shark Tank and Entrepreneurship

Location SIBL Library, 35th & Madison Ave., Manhattan
Time 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Presenter Doug Young, CEO/ Head Coach, The Wiser Choice
Audience High School Social Studies Teachers (Grades 8-12)
CTLE Credits 3
Register Today

 


December 21

Math in the Real World

Location SIBL Library, 35th & Madison Ave., Manhattan
Time 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Presenter Maria Michelson, Retired Math teacher, Mamaroneck High School
Audience Middle and High School Math business, and personal finance teachers
CTLE Credits 3
Register Today

 


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