Monthly archives: October, 2017

Financial Capability Conference

The 4th annual Financial Capability Conference is being held on 12/9 by the RI Jump$tart Coalition and the RI Council for Economic Education.  Interactive presentations and workshops will be offered throughout the day. Distinguished conference speakers will include RIC President Frank Sanchez, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, RI Congressman Jim Langevin, RI Commissioner of Postsecondary Education …

A Day on the Hill Follow-up

From our friends at MassSaves:

An Annual Conference Worth the Wait

In early October I attended the Council for Economic Education Annual Conference for the umpteenth time and I was not disappointed. Great presentations, networking opportunities and access to quality economics and personal finance education resources. This 56th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference allowed me the opportunity and pleasure to reconnect with my former …

Webinar Series from the Council for Economic Education

The Council for Economic Education is offering a free webinar series for ways to enhance economics and financial literacy lessons. Each webinar provides “relevant lessons, resources and tools that can be implemented the next day.” All webinars are held from 4:00 – 5:00 pm EST unless otherwise noted. List of webinars: http://councilforeconed.org/webinars/

An Internet Minute: Stats Over the Years

I remember when this original image came out, and I was stunned at some of the figures of what happens in an Internet minute; however, when the 2016 image was released I laughed. I was not surprised to see Google search has grown by 4 million as this is part of our life. This is …

Webinar: Promising Practices

From our friends at the Massachusetts State Treasurer’s Office of Economic Empowerment: The Massachusetts State Treasurer’s Office of Economic Empowerment is hosting a webinar titled “Promising Practices” to spotlight schools with innovative approaches to bring financial education fairs into the curriculum. The webinar will highlight four techniques implemented by fair coordinators to engage teachers, students, parents and the business community …

Student Internship Opportunities

Did you know that the Massachusetts Society of CPAs posts student internship opportunities on their website? Check them out! INTERNSHIPS

Free Online Finance & Economics Challenges

From our friends at the Massachusetts Council on Economic Education: Important Dates for the Spring 2018 Massachusetts Finance Challenge: Tuesday, January 16 to Sunday, March 25, 2018 – Registration is open for the Massachusetts Finance Challenge. To register go to Finance Challenge choose Massachusetts and then choose Teacher Registration. Monday, March 26 through Friday, April …

Webinar: Teaching the Generations

From our friends at the NBEA: Click here to register for this exciting webinar!

56th Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference

I was awarded a scholarship to attend the 56th Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference from the Massachusetts Council for Economic Education and the Council for Economic Education. I was thrilled to travel to Brooklyn to meet with like-minded educators and business professionals who share a passion for educating our youth about economics and financial …

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