Monthly archives: November, 2016

ESSA Community Forums

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will be holding two more ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) Community Forums regarding ESSA in Massachusetts.  Part of the discussion relates to what a “well-rounded” student needs. This is your chance to communicate the need for financial literacy education in Massachusetts! If you are not able to attend one …

Workshop: Introduction to the WIDA ELD Standards

The North River Collaborative is offering a workshop for 15 PDPs. Please see their website and the attached flyer for more information.

Student Opportunity with Junior Achievement and Noonan Scholars!

From Junior Achievement of Northern New England: We here at Junior Achievement of Northern New England are very excited to offer an opportunity for high school juniors to receive support through a wonderful program called Noonan Scholars, an organization with a mission to help high-achieving, low-income students of color be admitted to a selective college …

Junior Achievement Academy 2017

Junior Achievement of Northern New England is proud to announce that we are offering THREE JA Academy programs this winter, from January-April 2017. What makes this year unique? Not only do we have three sites available in Boston for students to apply to participate in, but all student companies will compete at the 2nd annual …

Massachusetts STEM Summit

On November 1st, I attended the Massachusetts STEM Summit at the DCU Center in Worcester. It was a great day of learning and sharing among educators and community members from around the state. I was very excited to co-present a session called Let You Inner Child Out in the STEM Playground with my colleague and …

Hashtags & Professional Development, Really?!

How many years have you been a teacher . . . is this your 20th year (wow, congrats!!), 10th year, 1st year (good luck!) How do you stay current with education topics, especially in our field of Business Education? No matter how long you have taught, staying current with what’s going on in Education and …

Student Loan Debt in the US

The latest study from the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center regarding student loan debt has been released. Please review the complete report below: Student Loan Debt in the US: An Analysis of the 2015 NFCS Data

Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge

Forty-six teams of high school students from 14 schools around Massachusetts competed in the Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge in October. Congratulations to the top three teams! 1st Place: Newton North High School 2nd Place: Stoughton High School 3rd Place: Mansfield High School To read the complete November Newsletter from Junior Achievement of Northern New …

My Top Takeaways from #JSNEC16!

After a very long journey home from the Jump$tart National Educator Conference, I’ve had time to reflect on just how great the conference was. To wrap it up, here are my Top 5 Takeaways (in no particular order): The community! The educators at the Jump$tart conference are so supportive and encouraging of each other. Everywhere …

Webinar: Noteworthy Resources from NextGen PF

From NextGen Personal Finance: Searching for resources as the holidays approach? Join our Webinar! November Webinar: Finish the year with these noteworthy NGPF resources! Are your students interested in learning about how to start their own business? Or maybe they want to know how and why people donate their time and money. Join us as …

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