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Workshop Description

Personal Finance Institute

Teaching or planning to teach personal finance? This 5 day institute will deepen your knowledge in all aspects of personal finance.

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Old Dominion University Center for Economic Education

Aug 07, 2017 - Aug 11, 2017
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
ODU Tri-Cities Higher Education Center
1070 University Blvd.
Portsmouth, VA 23703
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Grade Level: High School
Potential Recertification Credits: 40

This institute is particularly helpful for those teaching the personal finance portion of high school Economics and Personal Finance as it covers detailed content instruction including banking, credit, consumer rights and responsibilities, insurance, taxes, financial planning and planning for further education after high school. Content instruction is delivered by experts from the various fields and participants receive curricula for use in the classroom.

Teachers also take the W!SE Financial Literacy test and have the opportunity to earn this teacher certification at no charge.  Teachers who complete the entire institute and pass the W!SE certification will also be recognized as VCEE Certified Personal Finance Educators.

Participants receive a number of resources for use in the classroom including a Virtual Economics Version 4.5 flash drive with over 1,400 activity-based lessons searchable by grade and topic, 51 key economic concepts, and a glossary with over 500 terms. ($160 value).

Lunch and refreshments provided.


Fee: NO CHARGE, however $0.00 refundable fee required

Registration is not complete until a check payable to VCEE for a $0.00 refundable deposit is received. The deposit will be returned uncashed after you complete the workshop. Mail the check to:

Center for Economic Education
Old Dominion University
Department of Economics
2105 Constant Hall
Norfolk, VA 23529-0221


Instructor: Ruth Cookson, Program Manager
Contact Person:
Ruth Cookson, Program Manager
Center for Economic Education
Old Dominion University
757.683.5570
rcookson@odu.edu

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