Economic and Personal Finance Literacy
Programs for Secondary Teachers

Professional Development

Click on the class links below for more information and to register.

Agriculture and Food Controversies

  • January 28, 2017  |  Denver  |  Accredited
    Class is full -- Call 303-752-2323 to be waitlisted

Great Lessons, Great Teachers

  • February 11, 2017  |  Denver
    Class is cancelled

Countries Gone Bad

  • March 4, 2017   |  Denver  |  Accredited
    Class is full -- Call 303-752-2323 to be waitlisted

International Trade – The Enduring Issue

  • March 18, 2017   |  Colorado Springs  |  Accredited

Big Economic Ideas

  • April 1, 2017  |  Denver  |  Accredited

The Economics of Sports

  • April 29, 2017  |  Denver

Methods for Teaching Secondary Financial Literacy with Economic Reasoning

  • July17-21, 2017  |  Denver  |  Accredited

Partnership Programs

Common Sense Economics for Life

  • January 23 – May 8, 2017  |  Online class  |  Accredited

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.

  • Early Spring Session: January 23 – March 31, 2017
  • Late Spring Session: March 6 – May 12, 2017

SME Webinars

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2017   |   4-5:30 pm - closed
  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017   |   4-5:30 pm

Contest

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

Study Tour to Peru

Tour Dates: June 9 – 19, 2017
Application deadline:  March 1st

This tour will provide a unique educational opportunity for teachers to exchange ideas, teaching methodology and experiences in economic education with Peruvian educators as well as colleagues from other states within the U.S.

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