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

2016 Workshops Schedule
Please see the workshop descriptions, dates and times below. At every single workshop–meals are provided.

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

  • Financial Fitness for Life (Grades K-5)

    August 23, 2016
    Continuing Education Units: 6

    Back by popular demand, Marsha Masters from Economics Arkansas will demonstrate how you can integrate personal finance into your ELA and math curriculum with fun, hands-on activities.


  • Election Economics

    September 22 , 2016
    Continuing Education Units: 3

    It is election time and this workshop will illustrate how economists look at elections. Lessons will address why people vote, how economic indicators can predict the outcome of presidential elections, as well as current “hot button” topics.


  • High School Economics

    October 5, 2016
    Continuing Education Units: 3

    Learn the ins and outs of this all-new edition of High School Economics.


  • Economics, U.S. History and the C3 Framework

    October 20, 2016
    Continuing Education Units: 3

    Equip yourself with the knowledge and curriculum materials to help your high school students better understand U.S. History through the lens of economics.


  • Economics of Sports

    November 9, 2016
    Continuing Education Units: 6

    This workshop will focus on the ever-changing relationship between economics and the world of sports and will provide you with lessons for teaching economics concepts through the lens of sports.


  • Math in the Real World (Grades 6-12)

    November 10, 2016
    Continuing Education Units: 3

    How many times have your students asked you, “When am I going to use this in real life?”


  • Learning, Earning & Investing and Gen i Revolution Game

    November 16, 2016
    Continuing Education Units: 3

    This workshop will introduce teachers to the fundamentals of money management, saving and investing.


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