Upcoming Events

 
Aug
2
2021

EPF Summer Institute Cohort 12

Monday- Friday 9am-3pm at Zoom

This virtual, 40-hour institute will equip educators with the tools, skills, and knowledge they need to be prepared to teach the new Economics and Personal Finance course. To attend, you will need access to a computer with a working camera and microphone that has access to Zoom and Google Drive. This cohort will meet each day from 9 am-3 pm on August 2- August 6. This training is for teachers who teach in North Carolina and are teaching or slated to teach the EPF course.

Aug
4
2021

Teaching Economics and Personal Finance Using Children’s Literature

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC

In person at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC
This workshop for elementary teachers will utilize popular children’s books to teach content standards such as trade/barter, opportunity cost, entrepreneurship, saving, history, segregation, character education, income, goods and services, risk and reward, and productive resources.

Aug
5
2021

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Jobs, Trade and Wealth

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at Western Carolina University-Biltmore Park Campus, Asheville NC

In person at Western Carolina University-Biltmore Park Campus, Asheville NC
This workshop for middle school social studies teachers will utilize various web-based high-quality interactive resources to help educators teach middle school social studies content with standards-based lessons and activities. Explore lessons focusing on government and economic systems; cost and benefits of trade; building wealth; and the NC jobs outlook.

Aug
10
2021

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Jobs, Trade and Wealth

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC

In person at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC
This workshop for middle school social studies teachers will utilize various web-based high-quality interactive resources to help educators teach middle school social studies content with standards-based lessons and activities. Explore lessons focusing on government and economic systems; cost and benefits of trade; building wealth; and the NC jobs outlook.

Aug
11
2021

Teaching Economics and Personal Finance Using Children’s Literature

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM at UNC Charlotte in Charlotte, NC

In person at UNC Charlotte in Charlotte, NC
This workshop for elementary teachers will utilize popular children’s books to teach content standards such as trade/barter, opportunity cost, entrepreneurship, saving, history, segregation, character education, income, goods and services, risk and reward, and productive resources.

Sep
30
2021

EPF Preview

Asynchronous at Google Classroom

Are you worried or concerned about the new Economics and Personal Finance course? Are you unsure of how you’ll possibly have the tools and training you need to feel confident sharing this pertinent information with your students? This interactive professional development will focus on unpacking CEE’s Voluntary National Standards on Economics and Personal Finance, highlighting the EPF Institutes, and you will learn about the EPF Master Teacher program that was kicked off in the summer of 2020. You will leave energized and eager to teach the new Economics and Personal Finance Course. Please note this is NOT a substitute for the 40-hour EPF Institute. Teachers who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate for 10 hours of professional development. The course will be open from September 1 to September 30. This is a republished version of the EPF Preview; teachers who previously completed this PD are ineligible to attend.

Oct
31
2021

Investing 102

Asynchronous at Google Classroom

Does the thought of the stock market terrify you?  Do you feel like terms like ETF, mutual funds and dividends feel like a foreign language?  Are you worried that you have missed the boat saving for retirement and feel it’s too late to start? Do you feel like you need more help in this area yourself if you are going to confidently communicate it to your students? Then this asynchronous course offered in Google Classroom is perfect for you. Attending teachers will receive a certificate for 5 hours of professional development. After registering please watch for details to be sent via email on how to join. This course is open from October 1 through October 31. This is a republished version of Investing 101; teachers who previously completed this PD are ineligible to attend.

Nov
30
2021

Insurance 101

Asynchronous Learning at Google Classroom

Insurance 101 is an asynchronous course offered in Google Classroom. The course will open on November 1 and close on November 30. Insurance 101 includes Q&A videos with industry experts to build content knowledge and provide the confidence you need to teach insurance. Complete Insurance 101 for 5 hours of PD or pair with Investing 101 to earn 10 hours equivalent to 1 CEU. Materials will be made available from November 1 through November 30. This is a republished version of Insurance 101; teachers who previously completed this PD are ineligible to attend.

 

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