Category «Recognition»

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 …

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 …

Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge

Forty-six teams of high school students from 14 schools around Massachusetts competed in the Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge in October. Congratulations to the top three teams! 1st Place: Newton North High School 2nd Place: Stoughton High School 3rd Place: Mansfield High School To read the complete November Newsletter from Junior Achievement of Northern New …

Writers Wanted for the CEE!

We received this request from the Council for Economic Education: Greetings Colleagues, I seek your help in identifying an individual to write personal finance lessons for a special needs audience. CEE has been asked to develop a set of lessons for learners with cognitive disabilities. The lessons would focus on financial basics such as: the …

Video Contest: Lights, Camera, Save!

HarborOne Bank is participating in the American Bankers Association Foundation’s Lights, Camera, Save! video contest for teens ages 13-18. We’re looking for creative, innovative concepts that show the importance of sound money management. Three national winners of Lights, Camera, Save! will receive awards of $1,000, $2,500 or $5,000. Winning videos will be posted on YouTube and …

Award: NCWIT Aspirations in Computing

Applications Now Open for High School Girls, Educators, and College Students! The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors high school women who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. This multi-tiered competition includes recognition at the national and local levels, serving all 50 states, the …

Student Essay Contest from NEFE’s CashCourse

What is your biggest financial goal? Submit an essay that describes your financial goal, why it is important to you, and what you will do to reach that goal. Prizes: 1 grand prize winner – $1,500 1 second place winner – $750 4 runners up – $250 each The contest ends October 31, 2016. Submit …

Jump$tart National Educator Conference Scholarships

Don’t forget! There are several scholarship opportunities for the Jump$tart National Educator Conference in Dallas on November 5th-7th. The deadlines are fast approaching. Carefully read the criteria, deadlines and conditions of the scholarships which vary and are set by the sponsoring organization. Information on each scholarship is on Jump$tart’s site, or individually: Visa (Sept.15 deadline) National Endowment for …

keyingIN – Interview Opportunity

keyingIN is seeking to interview 4-6 business educators whose FBLA or DECA chapters consistently succeed at national competitions. The purpose is to create an article that shares accumulated wisdom about success stories, including “what it takes to win.” Interviews will be conducted by phone or email (whichever is more convenient for you) September 12-16. Please …

National Business Honor Society

Start a National Business Honor Society Chapter! Provide recognition to your students for their academic achievement by starting a chapter of the National Business Honor Society at your school. Who is eligible? Any high school junior or senior who has completed or is currently enrolled in his/her third business course and has a 3.0 (overall) …

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