James Madison University Center for Economic Education
Jun 18, 2018 - Jun 22, 2018
8:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Registration Deadline: June 1, 2018
JMU Zane Showker Hall
421 Bluestone Drive
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
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
Instructor: Lynne Stover, Associate Director for Programs
Lynne Stover, Associate Director for Programs
Center for Economic Education
James Madison University
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