The Economics of Sports Seminar

Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Denver

This one-day workshop for secondary teachers focuses on the intersection of the multi-billion dollar sports industry and economic concepts. Lesson plans and student activities will focus on public funding for stadiums and sports arenas, dynamic pricing at athletics events, the ongoing battle between Nike, Under Armour, and Adidas, “amateurism” in college athletics, and bankruptcy rates among former professional athletes. Attendees will receive lesson plans and teaching materials designed to help teach economic concepts in interactive and meaningful ways. Presented by the nationally renowned instructor and economics educator par excellence Mike Raymer, from the Georgia Council for Economic Education.

CLASS DETAILS:
Grades: Secondary
Place | Time: Denver, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
FEE: $25*
Optional Credit:  No graduate-level credit available for this class.  Each participant will receive a letter from CCEE documenting 7.5 hours of professional development
Faculty: Mike Raymer, Associate Director & Chief Program Officer, Georgia Council on Economic Education
Mike Raymer is responsible for developing and conducting K-12 workshops designed to facilitate the teaching of economics throughout the state of Georgia. Mr. Raymer is a frequent workshop presenter who has lectured at state, regional, and national conferences. He is a former Georgia Economics Teacher of the Year, a Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education Fellow, the 2015 Transatlantic Outreach Program Fellow of the Year, and was the 2014 President of the National Association of Economic Educators. 
Includes: Light breakfast and lunch

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*REFUND POLICY: Registration cancellations must be requested up to 10 business days prior to the class start date; otherwise registration fees will be forfeited.

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