Webinar Series from the Council for Economic Education

The following webinars are available from the Council for Economic Education: Entrepreneurship Economics: Entrepreneurial Opportunities (February 28, 2017) The Classroom Mini-Economy: How Do I Get Started with the Classroom Mini-Economy? (March 8, 2017) Economics, U.S. History, and the C3 Framework: Why Did the Colonists Fight When They Were Safe, Prosperous and Free? (March 15, 2017)

W!se Financial Literacy Ambassador Award

From our friends at W!se: Earlier this year, we announced the creation of the Financial Literacy Ambassador Award. This is a $10,000 monetary award that will be distributed to five students ($2,000 each) who earn a perfect score of 100% on our Financial Literacy Certification Test in the 2016-7 school year and are selected based …

Mass Econ & Finance Challenges

The Center for Economic Education at Salem State University will host the Spring 2017 Mass Econ Challenge and the Spring 2017 Mass Finance Challenge. These online challenges are sponsored by the Mass Council on Economic Education and are free. Any Massachusetts teacher can register and sign up his/her high school or middle school teams. Registration …

NextGenPF Summer Institute Applications Are Now Open!

From our friends at NextGenPF . . . NGPF SUMMER INSTITUTE 2017 – APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! Looking for great PD opportunities this summer? NGPF’s Summer Institute may be what you are looking for! NGPF is excited to announce that applications for our Summer Institute 2017 are now open! Due to the number of high quality applicants we …

Register now for the 2017 MBEA Conference!

The 2017 MBEA Conference schedule has been set and it is fantastic! We’d love for you to join us on Friday, April 7th in Natick, MA for a great day of learning. Sessions include: Let Your Inner Child Out in the STEM Playground High School Teacher Preparation for Student College and Career Readiness Using Virtual …

MassSaves: Statewide Summit on Financial Capability

The annual Summit brings together interested organizations and individuals from all over Massachusetts and different sectors to participate in conversations, presentations and planning collaboration around Financial Education. This year’s MassSaves summit will focus on building and safeguarding your financial future. Register early and reserve your spot today! When: Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 9am Where: …

Federal Reserve Bank: Strong Foundations Conference

March 23–24, 2017, in Washington, D.C. How does promoting child development and education strengthen communities and the economy? What role can the Federal Reserve play in enhancing understanding of the social and economic factors that help kids succeed? Hear Fed leaders’ insights on these questions and more at the Tenth Biennial Federal Reserve System Community …

From NextGenPF: Midwinter PLC Opportunity

From NextGenPF: To join, visit the PLC page.

Scholarship Opportunity from NABA

From the MSCPA: Please view the latest MSCPA High School Educators newsletter here and learn about how the National Association for Black Accountants (NABA) is partnering with Bentley University to offer a full tuition, renewable scholarship for underrepresented students.

Help save the Instructional Technology Specialist license!

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) will be proposing to eliminate the Instructional Technology Specialist teacher license currently issued under 603 CMR 7.00. Many of our MBEA members hold this license because instructional technology ties in so well with business education. Please help petition this change by sending a letter to Commissioner Mitchell …

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