Monthly archives: February, 2017

Financial Resources from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Financial Literacy Update – January/February 2017 The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)’s Financial Literacy Update is a bimonthly e-newsletter that reports financial literacy events, new initiatives, and related resources of the OCC and other government agencies and organizations. Financial Literacy Update provides brief descriptions and web links for events in chronological order. …

“Is Accounting for Me?”

From our friends at the MSCPA: We are excited to announce our “Is Accounting for Me?” High School conference at Bentley University this spring! Join us for a day of exploring the CPA career through interactive activities, panel discussions, a networking lunch with accounting professionals and an optional tour of the campus. You Are Invited: …

Webinar Series from the Council for Economic Education

The following webinars are available from the Council for Economic Education: Entrepreneurship Economics: Entrepreneurial Opportunities (February 28, 2017) The Classroom Mini-Economy: How Do I Get Started with the Classroom Mini-Economy? (March 8, 2017) Economics, U.S. History, and the C3 Framework: Why Did the Colonists Fight When They Were Safe, Prosperous and Free? (March 15, 2017)

W!se Financial Literacy Ambassador Award

From our friends at W!se: Earlier this year, we announced the creation of the Financial Literacy Ambassador Award. This is a $10,000 monetary award that will be distributed to five students ($2,000 each) who earn a perfect score of 100% on our Financial Literacy Certification Test in the 2016-7 school year and are selected based …

Mass Econ & Finance Challenges

The Center for Economic Education at Salem State University will host the Spring 2017 Mass Econ Challenge and the Spring 2017 Mass Finance Challenge. These online challenges are sponsored by the Mass Council on Economic Education and are free. Any Massachusetts teacher can register and sign up his/her high school or middle school teams. Registration …

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