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Financial Foundations: A Personal Finance Conference for Educators


Offered By: Virginia Council on Economic Education
Jul 07, 2024 - Jul 11, 2024, All Day

The VCU Financial Success Center and the Virginia Council for Economic Education are excited to partner together to provide the first Financial Foundations Conference for educators in the state of Virginia!

Join us for a week filled with insightful sessions and workshops designed to enhance your personal finance knowledge for both in and out of the classroom. Explore key topics such as budgeting, investing, and saving for the future. Network with fellow educators and industry experts to exchange ideas and best practices. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, this conference will provide you with valuable tools and strategies to empower yourself and your students.

Don’t miss this opportunity to strengthen your Financial Foundations!

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Online Economics Institute


Offered By: Christopher Newport University
University of Mary Washington, Virginia Council on Economic Education
Jul 08, 2024 - Aug 16, 2024
Online , Asynchronous

Teaching or planning to teach economics? Want some flexibility as to where/when to seek professional development? Then this online Institute may be for you!

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Online Personal Finance Institute


Offered By: George Mason University
Jul 08, 2024 - Aug 18, 2024, All Day

Teaching or planning to teach personal finance? This online institute will deepen your knowledge in all aspects of personal finance. Participants will also have the opportunity to take the W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Test!

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Virginia Association of Marketing Educators (VAME) Conference


Offered By: Virginia Tech
Jul 28, 2024 - Jul 31, 2024, 12:00 am

Conference registration details:  VAME – Annual Conference

Virginia Tech Center conference session details TBA.

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EcoDetectives: An Environmental Economics Institute


Offered By: Virginia Commonwealth University
Jul 29, 2024 - Jul 30, 2024, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

This institute combines science and economics to study perplexing environmental issues, and gives middle and high school teachers the resources to bring it all to life for their students. This is a hybrid session, with six hours online and two days on-site at VCU, in with a field trip to Maymont. This institute is in partnership with Maymont’s education staff and award-winning science and economics teachers.

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Economics Professional Development/Summer Hybrid Institute


Offered By: George Mason University
Jul 30, 2024
Tuesday July 30th, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   ||   Online component, July 31- Aug 18th,

Get the content you need to enhance your economics classes. Attend one day of in-person learning on Tuesday, July 30th from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM at Battlefield HS (Haymarket, VA).

The in-person instruction will include a wide variety of fun resources while you participate in active learning lesson activities that can be adapted and used in any level of economics class. Additionally, lunch will be served! Participants will earn eight PD/recertification credits.

You can complete this institute with two weeks of asynchronous online work. The online portion of the institute will run from July 31- August 18th. The online institute will cover the standards and pacing for the Economics and Personal Finance course, while teachers of other classes (such as Principles of Business) will find it relevant, too. Content will cover macroeconomics, microeconomics, personal decision-making, public policy, and ethics. Successful completion of the online portion will earn participants sixteen PD/recertification credits.

All attendees will get a free copy of the Virtual Economics 5.0 lesson plan library, and the chance to become a VCEE Certified Economic Educator.

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JET SET 2024: Symposium on Economics Teaching Conference


Offered By: Virginia Tech
Aug 01, 2024 - Aug 03, 2024, 12:00 am

JET’s Symposium on Economics Teaching (SET) is a different kind of conference put on by a different kind of journal. Through this effort, learning outcomes and teaching innovations take center stage. Each session is designed with a set of learning outcomes in mind so that you can immediately apply them to your classroom.

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Real World Economics: A Collaborative Program on Economics and Civil Discourse


Offered By: Virginia Tech
Virginia Council on Economic Education
Sep 10, 2024, 9:00 am - 4:15 pm

Sphere Education Initiatives, the Virginia Council on Economic Education, and the Virginia Tech Center for Economic Education invite you to a special one‐​day, in-person professional development event in beautiful and historic Charlottesville, Virginia!

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