Financial Education Could Go Statewide

Ten financial education bills were reported out at Joint Committee on Education on June 6th. This is both promising and problematic. It is promising because nearly 50 congress persons expressed an interest in this issue by either sponsoring or co-signing one of these bills demonstrating their recognition that Massachusetts needs to take action. The problem …

Webinar – Growth Mindset

From our friends at the Council for Economic Education: Growth Mindset Presenter:  Greg Ahlquist, Social Studies teacher at Webster Thomas High School, Webster, New York Date:  Mon, July 24, 2017 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT   This webinar challenges teachers and leaders to clearly define our beliefs about learning and examines how these beliefs impact …

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Save the Date! Financial Literacy Teacher Training

The MA Jump$tart Coalition is partnering with the MA Council on Economic Education and Fidelity Investments to provide a one day workshop on October 20th covering the core topics of Spending and Financial Planning, and Savings and Investment. This workshop is open to Pre-K to college educators and pre-service teachers across New England. See link …

JA Summer Institute 2017

From our friends at Junior Achievement: Junior Achievement of Northern New England is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the 4th annual JA Summer Institute.  This week long summer program will take place on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Monday, August 7th to Friday August 11th from …

Personal Finance Legislation and Hearing Notice

Many of the financial literacy bills that we are interested in will be heard by the Joint Committee on Education next Tuesday at 10 am! Please see below for more details: HB240 – Rep. Durant, Peter (R) – An Act establishing a personal financial literacy curriculum in schools Action: 06/08/17 – Hearing Scheduled (6/13/17 10:00AM …

All Students Need a Credit for Life Experience

On Tuesday, April 25th Whitman-Hanson Regional High School participated in their second Credit for Life Fair to foster financial literacy for senior students and the event was held in the high school gymnasium. A Credit for Life is a reality fair that is an interactive exercise where students visit booths to learn about financial decisions …

Job Posting – Quincy College Instructor of Business

Job Posting – 0.6 Business Teacher (Hopkinton)

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Summer Programs for Students with the MSCPA!

From our friends at the MSCPA: Summer program opportunities for students! UMass Amherst Summer Program (Residential) Program is in session from July 23-July 28 Application Deadline: June 7, 2017 UMass Summer Program Application Fisher College Summer Program (Non-residential, day program) Program is in session from July 31-Aug 4 Application Deadline: June 23, 2017 Students will …

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