Methods for Teaching Secondary Financial Literacy with Economic Literacy
July 22-26, 2019
We consider this to be among the best professional development classes you can receive in teaching secondary economics and personal finance. You will receive background content from Professor John Brock, who has a worldwide reputation in economic and financial education; and learn pedagogical strategies from an accomplished mentor teacher. Content, methods, and resources – all you need to become confident and masterful in your delivery of personal finance education.
Grades: Secondary Teacher Focus (all K-12 welcome)
Location: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch, Downtown
FREE Credit for COLORADO Teachers: 3 UCCS ECON 6050 Graduate Credit Hour, ($304.5 value). Credit is good for Certificate in Personal Finance Literacy - cannot be used as “elective” credit applied towards the Certificate in Economic Education**.
Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm each day
Faculty: John Brock, PhD, Professor, University of Colorado Colorado Springs; and mentor teacher Richard Trinkner, Boulder High School, Boulder
Includes: Light breakfasts, lunches, and Virtual Economics 4.5
Parking Stipends: $50 reimbursement for either parking or RTD expenses (receipts will be required). Form will be sent prior to class.
Limited Hotel Stipends: $125 per night for 5 days (receipts will be required, COLORADO teacher must be traveling a minimum of 100 miles one way). Only 15 available, reserve yours today by calling Jay LeBlanc at 720-390-5744.
$50 & $100 Teacher Travel Stipends Are AvailableEconomic Literacy Colorado is offering a travel stipend for active COLORADO teachers. Fill out a form (provided at the class) and we will send you a check upon mileage verification. Receive $50 when you drive over 75 miles one way or $100 when you drive over 200 miles one way. One stipend per carpool please.
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.