Summer Training for High School Teachers

From the MSCPA: An AICPA task force comprised of multiple stakeholders met in early 2016 and determined that the most feasible way to attract high-caliber students into the profession was to promote and grow the Accounting Pilot and Bridge Project (APBP). This curriculum, developed in 2006 by Dr. Dan Deines, CPA of Kansas State University, …

MSCPA Student Membership

From the MSCPA: We are excited to announce that the MSCPA is opening its membership to high school juniors and seniors who are considering accounting as a future career. There is no fee to join and as a member, they’ll connect with college students, faculty and CPA practitioners and learn about scholarship opportunities, summer programs …

Webinar: What’s Trending In Personal Finance?

From Next Gen Personal Finance: With all the changes taking place in the world of finance, it can be difficult to keep up. Attend this year-end webinar hosted by Next Gen Personal Finance (Wednesday, December 14 @ 1:30pm PST) and learn not only about key new developments in the field, but also ideas on how you …

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 …

Edcamp Southeastern Massachusetts

A few years ago, I was introduced to Edcamp and my first experience with an unconference. What’s an unconference you ask? An unconference is a professional development event where the attendees build the schedule of sessions on the spot! No one shows up with a pre-made slideshow, or a lecture that’s ready to go. Edcamp …

Bringing Social Entrepreneurship to the High School Classroom

Teaching entrepreneurship education in the classroom can be done in many ways.  As an educator of teaching entrepreneurship, I have had the opportunity to develop my course for more than a decade.  As a rookie teacher, I approached the course by teaching traditionally from the text book and required students to read a chapter, take …

ESSA Community Forums

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will be holding two more ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) Community Forums regarding ESSA in Massachusetts.  Part of the discussion relates to what a “well-rounded” student needs. This is your chance to communicate the need for financial literacy education in Massachusetts! If you are not able to attend one …

Workshop: Introduction to the WIDA ELD Standards

The North River Collaborative is offering a workshop for 15 PDPs. Please see their website and the attached flyer for more information.

Student Opportunity with Junior Achievement and Noonan Scholars!

From Junior Achievement of Northern New England: We here at Junior Achievement of Northern New England are very excited to offer an opportunity for high school juniors to receive support through a wonderful program called Noonan Scholars, an organization with a mission to help high-achieving, low-income students of color be admitted to a selective college …

Junior Achievement Academy 2017

Junior Achievement of Northern New England is proud to announce that we are offering THREE JA Academy programs this winter, from January-April 2017. What makes this year unique? Not only do we have three sites available in Boston for students to apply to participate in, but all student companies will compete at the 2nd annual …

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