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PERSONAL FINANCE AND HOW TO TEACH IT 

The first session of this statewide initiative was on July 31, 2018 at Colorado Mesa University, Dominquez Hall, Grand Junction with 102 teachers in attendance.

In April - June 2019, this workshop will be held again in 4 locations across the state of Colorado including the Denver Metro area (dates and locations TBD).

Be the first to learn about Colorado’s revised K-12 personal finance standards as approved by the Colorado State Board of Education this year. These “revised” standards and lesson that support them will be presented by a trained mentor teacher.
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There will be lesson demonstrations, pedagogical suggestions and resource sharing. Later in the day there will be an opportunity to hear from Colorado Jump$tart partners about the wealth of resources and services available to teachers at all grade levels.  Between July 2018 and June 2019, this workshop will be offered in five regions: Western Slope - Grand Junction, Southwest Colorado - Alamosa, Southeast Colorado - Pueblo, Northeast Colorado - Sterling, and Metro Denverr. 

  • Grades: Teachers of All Grade Levels*

  • FEE: FREE ($25* refundable deposit due with registration, refunded upon completion of class)

  • Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

  • Continuing Education: 6.5 hour continuing education letter available

  • Includes: Lesson plans, light breakfast and lunch

  • Attendance Stipends: Each participant will receive a $100 stipend for attendance at the end of the day.

  • Travel stipends: $50 travel stipends are available for teachers traveling more than 75 miles to attend the class.

INTERESTED IN OTHER REGIONS

Send me registration information for the workshops in other geographic regions when available.
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These workshops are part of the Colorado Statewide K-12 Personal Financial Literacy Initiative sponsored by the Colorado Office of the Attorney General in partnership with Colorado Jump$tart Coalition, the Colorado Department of Education, and Economic Literacy Colorado.

 
*REFUND POLICIY: Registration cancellations must be requested 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.