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 …

National Economics Challenge

The Council For Economic Education has announced plans for the 2017 National Economics Challenge. For more information, please visit http://councilforeconed.org/national-economics-challenge/

Help Wanted: Guest Bloggers

Do you blog? Would you like to start blogging? The MBEA is looking for guest bloggers! We’d love to relaunch an existing blog post or something new that you write. We’re looking for material on all of the following topics to share with our members: Accounting Financial Literacy Social Media Marketing Economics Entrepreneurship Digital Citizenship …

Conversation with the Chair: A Teacher Town Hall Meeting

From the Federal Reserve: Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen will address educators in Washington, D.C., and nationwide via webcast. Her live message for teachers will discuss the mission and responsibilities of the Federal Reserve System. After her remarks, Chair Yellen will take questions from K-12 and post-secondary educators of economics, history, and related disciplines, …

Job Posting – FT Faculty, Computer Science

From Massasoit Community College: Full Time Faculty, Computer Science position

Forms Data Collection . . . Reverse The Order

I am not a fan of Google forms collecting data by putting the newest entries at the bottom. I often reuse forms with my students (I have some that I’ve been using since 2012) and can’t stand having to scroll to row 750 to find today’s entries. However, if you create a second tab in …

MBEA Business Teacher of the Year

Do you know an exceptional business educator in Massachusetts? Nominate him or her for the MBEA’s Teacher of the Year award! Applications are due by February 1, 2017. For more information and the application, please visit the Nominate page.   Congratulations to our previous winners!

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