Monthly archives: December, 2017

CentSai – Nominate An Amazing Teacher!

From our friends at CentSai: Know someone who’s taking an innovative approach to teaching financial wellness? We want to know! Nominate an amazing teacher!

Meet the Board of Directors – Lydia Ann Nelson

Name: Lydia Ann Nelson ( @Lydia_Nelson | LinkedIn | email ) Position: MBEA Board of Directors, Past President School: Whitman-Hanson Regional High School, Whitman, MA Job Title: Business and Technology teacher Grade Levels: high school Courses Taught: Accounting, Financial Literacy, Business Law, Web Design, Computer Applications Why and/or how did you become a business educator? I had worked utilizing my …

H&R Block Budget Challenge – Register a Class Now!

Bring an interactive game with hands-on learning and real life practice to your classroom. A 10-week, patented, and award-winning, online personal finance simulation played in a competition format. Students learn to pay bills, manage their credit and save money for retirement. For more information or to REGISTER, please visit the BUDGET CHALLENGE WEBSITE.

Free Financial Lesson Packages from CentSai

From our friends at CentSai: Download These Free Financial Lesson Packages

For students: JA Academy Winter Sessions

From our friends at Junior Achievement of Northern New England: We are still accepting applications for students to participate in this year’s JA Academy program.  New this year, we will have THREE JA Academy programs taking place this winter, from January-April 2018, in Boston and Lawrence, MA! What makes this year unique? Not only are …

NextGenPF FinCamp! (FREE PD)

Our friends at NextGenPF, Bridgewater State Office of Financial Literacy, and the MA Council on Economic Education are hosting a fantastic FREE professional development opportunity on 2/6/2018. Details are listed below. Register HERE for this FREE event!

Now accepting applications for the 2018 MBEA Teacher of the Year!

Do you know an exceptional business educator in Massachusetts? Consider nominating him or her for the 2018 MBEA Teacher of the Year award! The nominee must be primarily engaged in teaching business.  If the nominee has dual responsibilities, at least 50 percent of those responsibilities at the major employing institution must be in teaching.  The nominee’s …

Help support the financial literacy push in MA!

Many advocacy groups and educators have been working tirelessly to support the push for financial literacy standards in Massachusetts. How can you help? You can write to your local legislator in support of these efforts! Use this LINK to find him/her. Here is a form letter that you may use and modify! You may also …

Wisdom of Finance Video Contest

From our friends at the Learning Economics And Finance Network: Wisdom of Finance Video Contest Pride and Prejudice is a romance classic and consistently appears on lists of most-loved books.  But have you ever wondered if Jane Austen’s heroine, Lizzie Bennet, could have been a successful hedge fund manager? The answer to this seemingly strange question …

Webinar – Bring Data Into Your Classroom!

From our friends at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: REGISTER NOW

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