Help FDIC Enhance Its Money Smart for Young People Curriculum

From our friends at the FDIC: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) seeks your help in finding Pre-K to 12 educators who are willing to provide feedback on its Money Smart for Young People (MSYP) financial education curriculum. Please pass information about this opportunity on to any schools or educators that are interested in financial …

Meet the Board of Directors – Jacqueline Prester

Name: Jacqueline Prester ( @mrsprester | LinkedIn | Facebook | mrsprester.com | email ) Position: MBEA Board of Directors, Secretary School: Mansfield High School, Mansfield, MA Job Title: Business & Technology teacher Grade Levels: high school Courses Taught: currently – Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance, previously – Marketing, Google Applications, Career Theory, HTML Webpage Design, Computer Applications I & II, Desktop Publishing, …

“Is Accounting For Me?”

From our friends at the MSCPA: “Is Accounting For Me?” Suffolk University, 3/9 Join us for a day of interactive activities, panel discussions with accounting professionals & college students and networking! For details and access to the registration form, please visit:  https://goo.gl/forms/GIXRRyRnR2by3Azr1 The deadline to apply is February 16. This is just three weeks away, …

Upcoming Webinars from the CEE

From our friends at the Council for Economic Education: The Council for Economic Education is pleased to offer free professional development webinars for teachers nationwide. The webinars cover multiple topics on how to integrate personal finance and economics in the classroom and create a fun learning experience for your students. For a list of webinars …

Free Financial Literacy PD Course!

From our friends at the Cowin Financial Literacy Program at the Teacher’s College of Columbia University: REGISTER NOW:  Cowin Financial Literacy Program – Online Course REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 25th, 5:00 PM EST

One of my favorite projects – Copycat Magazine

Every year in Photoshop, I challenge my students to find a magazine cover layout (I have a collection of about 150 for them to choose from) that is more than just simple text and words. They have to evaluate the fonts (serif, sans serif, narrow, slab, script, etc.) to try to match them with free/open …

Professional Learning Opportunities for Computer Science

From our friends at code.org: Thanks to you, the global movement to teach computer science continues to accelerate, and in the U.S. an unprecedented number of schools, districts, and states are embracing this new subject. But, our schools need more CS teachers, and teachers need more support for every child to have equitable access to …

Feature a Teacher: Eric Swansburg

Name: Eric Swansburg ( email ) School: King Philip Regional High School, Wrentham, MA Job Title: Business Teacher Grade Levels: high school Courses Taught: Accounting, Business Management Why and/or how did you become a business educator? I worked in the healthcare and financial services industries for 25 years in a variety of roles, mainly selling and …

Registration is open for the MassSaves Summit!

REGISTER TODAY! Did you miss the 2017 Summit? Catch up here!

The CEE Conference RFPs are open!

From our friends at the Council for Economic Education: The Council for Economic Education (CEE) is now accepting proposals for its 57th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference, being held on October 4-6 in Atlanta, Georgia. We are seeking proposals for innovative presentations, poster sessions and workshops in the following tracks: Elementary: These sessions focus on teaching economic and personal …

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