Category «Recognition»

Lexington High School Wins the 18th Annual National Economics Challenge!

From our friends at the CEE: We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 18th Annual National Economics Challenge! THE CHAMPIONS (USA):  The 16 team finalists from the USA beat out more than 11,000 students from 40 states to compete for the Championship title! Here are our 2018 Champions: Lexington High School, Massachusetts (Adam Smith …

Banzai Teacher/Student Video Contest!

from our friends at Banzai!: CALLING ALL ENTHUSIASTIC BANZAI TEACHERS:  Who wants to win $1,000??? Banzai’s mission is to make an impact and prepare students for what’s next. Hands-on, experience-based learning is fun and effective, and it’s why you love Banzai. Now you can help us tell our story to other prospective teachers! How To …

Summer of Entrepreneurship Program!

From our friends at the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge: Summer Grad-Level Professional Development for Teachers This graduate-level professional development course for K-12 teachers will examine the role of the free enterprise system as the economic engine that propelled the United States from a New World backwater to the world’s number one economy. Teachers will …

The National Business Honor Society

The National Business Honor Society (NBHS) is an academic honor society which helps to recognize business students at the high school level.  Requirements are as follows: Student must be in their junior or senior year Must have taken at least 3 courses (or is completing their third), who maintains a minimum 3.5 GPA with a …

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 …

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 …

Reminder – Jump$tart scholarship applications are due on Friday!

If you are interested in applying for one of the benefactor scholarships to attend the Jump$tart National Educator Conference in Washington, DC. on November 3-5, send in your application by FRIDAY (9/29). For more information, CLICK HERE.  

NCWIT AiC Applications Now Open!!

From our friends at the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and Aspirations in Computing (AiC): Calling all hackers, coders, and technical high school women! Applications for the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing are open through November 6, 2017. NCWIT recognizes aspirations as well as …

3rd Annual NGPF Teacher Innovator Awards

From our friends at NextGenPF: WHAT DO I NEED TO SUBMIT? Complete this Form to submit details about your favorite personal finance lesson or activity that demonstrates an innovative approach to teaching a personal finance concept. WHAT IS CONSIDERED “INNOVATIVE?” Creation of an original lesson plan or activity with a personal finance focus Creative modification …

CEE Seeks Applications for the 2017 John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Awards

From the Council for Economic Education: Each year, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) recognizes three national educators with the John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Awards. This award promotes excellence in economic education at the K-12 level by honoring inspirational teachers whose innovative teaching concepts improve and stimulate economic understanding in and …

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