Tax Reform 2018

March 10, 2018 - Denver

The 115th US Congress and the Trump Administration have revised the US tax code. But the debate continues over what reform should be.

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Join us for an exploration of what the current tax code looks like, the most compelling reasons for reform and the implications of those choices. Along the way, you’ll get some ideas (and lessons) on how best to teach your students about taxes in some engaging ways. Whether in your classroom, in the teachers’ lounge or at a dinner party, social studies and business teachers should be sources of reliable information on this topic.

  • Grades: Focus 6-12 Teachers (all K-12 are welcome)

  • Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

  • Location: 3443 South Galena Street, 2nd Floor, Denver, CO 80231

  • FEE: $25*

  • Optional Credit: ½ UCCS ECON 6310 or 6320 Graduate Credit Hour, $50. Credit is good for Certificate in Economic Education or in Personal Financial Literacy Education, but not both.**

  • Faculty: Katie Sauer, Ph.D., Innovest; and mentor teacher Ken Benson, Niwot High School, Niwot

  • Includes: Light breakfast and lunch

$75 & $150 Teacher Travel Stipends Are Available

Economic Literacy Colorado is offering a travel stipend for active teachers. Fill out a form (provided at the class) and we 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.
*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.