Methods for Teaching
Secondary Financial Literacy with Economic Reasoning

July 17 – 21, 2017 in Denver

This class will not be offered again until the summer of 2019

Seven years running and updated annually, we consider this class to be among the best professional development you can receive in teaching secondary personal finance. You will receive background content from Professor John Brock, who has a worldwide reputation in economic and financial education, learn pedagogical strategies from an accomplished mentor teacher, and receive a copy of the national council’s prized Virtual Economics 4.5 flash drive (valued at $160). Content, methods and resources – all you need to become confident and masterful in your delivery of personal finance education.

Grades: Secondary
Place:  Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch, 1020 16th St, Denver, CO 80202
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
FEE: $140*
Optional Credit:  3 UCCS ECON 6050 Grad. Credit Hrs. available, $300. A required class for the Certificate in Personal Financial Literacy, cannot be used as “elective” credit applied towards the Certificate in Economic Education.
Faculty: John Brock PhD, Director, Center for Economic Education, CU at Colorado Springs; and Richard Trinkner, Teacher, Boulder High School
Includes:  CEE’s  Virtual Economics 4.5 ($160 value). The VE 4.5 flash drive contains resources that are integral to the class and your future PFL instruction. Light breakfasts and lunches provided. 
Questions: Contact the CCEE office at 303-752-2323 |

Registration is closed


Teacher Travel Stipends Are Back
CCEE is offering a travel stipend for active teachers. Fill out a form (provided at the class) and CCEE will send you a check upon mileage verification. Receive $75 when you drive over 75 miles one way or $150 when you drive over 200 miles one way. One stipend per carpool please. This offer does not apply to partnership programs.

Additional Stipends Available

  • Up to $50 in parking/RTD stipends.  Keep receipts and fill-out form available at class. 
  • Limited number of $250 lodging stipends available for rural teachers.  Please call 303-752-2323 for availability.

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

**REGISTRATION GUIDELINES:** We try to identify the best fit for our open enrollment classes, usually by the kinds of resources and pedagogy included in the class. However, it is our STRONG belief that the content from any of these classes is valuable for the professional development of any teacher, will enhance the understanding of ALL teachers, and will inspire creative applications in individual classrooms. We encourage teachers of all grade levels to attend any of our classes. We hold 3 spots in every one-day open enrollment class for retired teachers and the general community.