Monthly archives: December, 2016

Scholarship Opportunities!

This information was passed along from Junior Achievement of Northern New England on behalf of the Yawkey Foundations. Please feel free to share with your students and colleagues.  

What makes someone want to be a Business Educator?

Why do we Teach?  How did we get here?  What makes someone want to be a Business Educator? I regularly teach the first year introduction to education course in our teacher education program.  The students come from all disciplines and programs.  They include prospective early childhood teachers, elementary school teachers, middle year teachers, arts educators, …

National Report Card on Adult Financial Literacy

Each year, Champlain College’s Center for Financial Literacy releases statistics on the individual states and their grades for financial literacy. How does Massachusetts stack up in terms of adult financial literacy? Click on Massachusetts to see our report card!

Special Opportunity from PwC-KWHS!

From PwC-KWHS: Hello! We are excited to share with you the Earn Your Future™ Classroom Rewards program, made possible through the PwC Charitable Foundation! This is an opportunity for prior attendees of the PwC-KWHS Seminars to receive a $250 DonorsChoose.org gift code by teaching financial literacy! The Earn Your Future™ Classroom Rewards program encourages teachers …

Summer Training for High School Teachers

From the MSCPA: An AICPA task force comprised of multiple stakeholders met in early 2016 and determined that the most feasible way to attract high-caliber students into the profession was to promote and grow the Accounting Pilot and Bridge Project (APBP). This curriculum, developed in 2006 by Dr. Dan Deines, CPA of Kansas State University, …

MSCPA Student Membership

From the MSCPA: We are excited to announce that the MSCPA is opening its membership to high school juniors and seniors who are considering accounting as a future career. There is no fee to join and as a member, they’ll connect with college students, faculty and CPA practitioners and learn about scholarship opportunities, summer programs …

Webinar: What’s Trending In Personal Finance?

From Next Gen Personal Finance: With all the changes taking place in the world of finance, it can be difficult to keep up. Attend this year-end webinar hosted by Next Gen Personal Finance (Wednesday, December 14 @ 1:30pm PST) and learn not only about key new developments in the field, but also ideas on how you …

Financial Education Innovation Fund: Deadline 12/16

From the Massachusetts State Treasury: Application Deadline: December 16 Dear Friend, Just sending you a friendly reminder that the application deadline for the Financial Education Innovation Fund is approaching. If you have an existing Financial Education Fair, you may be eligible to receive up to $2,500 in grant funding. If you are hoping to launch a new …

Edcamp Southeastern Massachusetts

A few years ago, I was introduced to Edcamp and my first experience with an unconference. What’s an unconference you ask? An unconference is a professional development event where the attendees build the schedule of sessions on the spot! No one shows up with a pre-made slideshow, or a lecture that’s ready to go. Edcamp …

Bringing Social Entrepreneurship to the High School Classroom

Teaching entrepreneurship education in the classroom can be done in many ways.  As an educator of teaching entrepreneurship, I have had the opportunity to develop my course for more than a decade.  As a rookie teacher, I approached the course by teaching traditionally from the text book and required students to read a chapter, take …

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