Upcoming Events

Online EPF Course Webinar


Supporting Center: Foundations in Economics
Aug 02, 2021, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A 1 hour webinar followed by Q&A and discussion.  This webinar will address the structure and content of the recently revised (2020) Virtual Virginia online EPF course as well as ways to use the course in online and blended learning environments.  The webinar will introduce a new student resource developed for the course, provided by VCEE.  Finally, a new teacher resource for using the online EPF course in blended (online/in-person) courses will be introduced.

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Evening with the Fed: The Impacts of Climate Change on Financial Markets & the Broader Economy


Supporting Center: George Mason University
Aug 03, 2021, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Explore the economic impact of climate change and discover how students can take action to create a more sustainable world.

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Life After High School: Navigating Education, Career and Debt


Supporting Center: Virginia Commonwealth University
Aug 05, 2021
Online synchronous portion: Thursday, August 5, 3:15 - 6:15pm   ||   Asynchronous portion: three hours on Google Classroom, August 5 - August 12, 2021


Young peoples’ small choices may have big effects. Give your students the knowledge, resources and a solid decision-making framework to make good choices about education, training, and career and how to manage their costs. This workshop earns you six recertification hours, three of them online synchronous and three asynchronous.

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Online Civics & Economics Institute


Supporting Center: Virginia Commonwealth University
Aug 09, 2021 - Aug 12, 2021
Monday, 8:45 - 3:30pm   ||   Tuesday, Asynchronous at home   ||   Wednesday, Asynchronous at home   ||   Thursday, 8:45 - 3:30pm


Want to help your C & E students understand the economics related SOL in a manner that is engaging and relevant to them? This institute is for you.

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Life After High School: Navigating Education, Career and Debt


Supporting Center: Virginia Commonwealth University
Aug 19, 2021
Online synchronous portion: Thursday, August 19, 3:15 - 6:15pm   ||   Asynchronous portion: three hours on Google Classroom, August 19 - August 26, 2021


Young peoples’ small choices may have big effects. Give your students the knowledge, resources and a solid decision-making framework to make good choices about education, training, and career and how to manage their costs. This workshop earns you six recertification hours, three of them online synchronous and three asynchronous.

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Quick Hit: Bunnyland: Economics and Personal Finance Lessons for the Primary Classroom


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Aug 31, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join expert in using children’s literature to teach econ/personal finance, Lynne Stover, for this workshop. Teachers will gain access to resources needed to teach econ/personal finance using Cinders McLeod’s Moneybunny series. One lucky participant will win a set of the Moneybunny books!

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Virtual Mini-Course: Saving, Investing, & The Stock Market Game™


Supporting Center: George Mason University
Sep 01, 2021 - Sep 30, 2021, All Day

Thinking of bringing the Stock Market Game™ to your 4th-12th grade class? This online mini-course program helps make the most out of the experience – learning how to play the game as well as how to integrate this teaching tool into your existing classroom curriculum.

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Reading Makes Cents: Featuring Dreamers Who Give, Build, and Grow


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Sep 02, 2021, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This workshop features the picture books “Give It,” “Someone Builds the Dream,” and “The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver.” Participants will learn how to use these exciting new titles to teach philanthropy, specialization, and scarcity.

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Money Movers: Using Manipulatives to Teach Econ


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Sep 09, 2021, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Gain access to activities designed to get students moving and energized while learning about economics.

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Using Economics to Teach Controversial Issues & Civil Discourse


Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Oct 07, 2021, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Economic reasoning tools are excellent for teaching and civilly discussing controversial issues in the classroom.

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Life After High School: Navigating Education, Career and Debt


Supporting Center: George Mason University
Oct 11, 2021
Online synchronous portion: Monday, October 11, 3:30 - 6:30 pm   ||   Asynchronous portion: three hours on Google Classroom, October 11 - October 31, 2021


Young peoples’ small choices may have big effects. Give your students the knowledge, resources and a solid decision-making framework to make good choices about education, training, and career and how to manage their costs. This workshop earns you six recertification hours, three of them online synchronous and three asynchronous.

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Choco-nomics: Using Candy to Teach Economics


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Oct 13, 2021, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Just in time for Halloween, this workshop will give teachers tools to teach economics with chocolate and candy! Capture student’s attention with lesson and activities designed to appeal to their sweet tooth. 

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Econ After Hours: Economic Episodes in American History


Supporting Center: James Madison University
Oct 20, 2021, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us at O’Neill’s Grill, we’ll provide the food! Every participant will get a copy of the award-winning book Economic Episodes in American History and hear from one of the co-authors, Dr. William Wood AND local history expert, Beau Hill!

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Using Economics & Personal Finance to Teach Children’s Literature


Supporting Center: Virginia Tech
Nov 16, 2021, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Make economics and personal finance relevant to elementary students’ lives using children’s literature.

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