Economic and Personal Finance Literacy
Programs for Secondary Teachers

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Professional Development

The Economics of Sports
April 29, 2017  |  Denver

A Citizen's Guide to the Economy
June 26 - July 31, 2017  |  Online|  Accredited

Methods for Teaching Secondary Personal Finance with Economic Reasoning
July 17–21, 2017  |  Denver  |  Accredited

Exploring the Ethical Foundations
of Economics

September 23, 2017  |  Denver  |  Accredited

A Wellness Check-Up for the U.S. Economy
October 14, 2017  |  Denver  |  Accredited

Economics in World History
November 4, 2017  |  Denver  |  Accredited

Partnership Programs

What Every Teacher and Student Should Know About the Economy
June 1, 2017  |  Colorado Springs  
August 1, 2017  |  Colorado Springs
Partner: Cheyenne Mountain High School Teachers

Common Sense Economics for Life 
June 5-July 19, 2017  | Online class  |  Accredited 
Partner: Certell

Economics for Leaders 
June 19-24, 2017  |  Boulder |  Accredited  
Partner: Foundation for Teaching Economics

Integrating the Social Studies Across World History
September 9, 2017  |  Denver  |  Accredited  
Partners: Colorado Geographic Alliance, Program for Teaching East Asia

Stock Market Experience

SME Trading Sessions

The SME is an engaging, state of the art, real life investment simulation that advances student academic achievement in the core academic disciplines.

Late Spring Session: March 6 – May 12, 2017
Fall Session: September 11 – November 30, 2017
Year Long Session: September 11 – May 11, 2018

 

SME Webinars
August 15, 2017  |  4-5:30 pm
August 19, 2017  |  10-11:30 am
August 30, 2017  |  4-5:30 pm
September 7, 2017  |  4-5:30 pm

SME On-Site Trainings
August 12, 2017  |  8 am - 12 pm
August 26, 2017   |  8 am - 12 pm

Contest(s)

2017 Koelbel Enterprising Teacher of the Year - $2,000 Cash Award
Deadline is February 15, 2017

Kay Schmidt Young Economist Scholarship $1,000 cash scholarship to one Colorado high school junior or senior who has taken a high school economics class. Teacher will receive an appreciation of $250.  Deadline is March 31, 2017