Events

Upcoming Events

Understanding Fiscal Responsibility – Topeka Area

01/15/2020 - 01/15/2020

UFR WLG IMAGE

January 15, 2020 (Wednesday)
WSU Campus
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Dinner & Drinks Provided!

APPLY TODAY:  http://bit.ly/UFRWichita

AUDIENCE:  Great for any Kansas high school teacher teaching any economics, government, history and any current events or public issues!  Help students gain the knowledge to become civically engaged!
STIPEND:  $35 stipend for teachers accepted or $70 tuition scholarship
OPTIONAL GRADUATE CREDIT:  One-half WSU grad credit will be offered with some outside assignments.  Attendees may select the $35 stipend or $70 scholarship.  Additional opportunities will be offered for additional half credits but seat time limits to half credit.

WORKSHOP TOPICS:  The issues surrounding the federal budget, national debt, and budget deficit are complex, but not beyond the reach of high school students.
We are offering a training workshop on Understanding Fiscal
Responsibility, a set of lessons which uses essential dilemmas to help
students focus on current fiscal issues such as the national debt,
budget deficit, national security, Social Security, and current national
policy issues.

Join us for this engaging and fast-paced session!

APPLY TODAY:  http://bit.ly/UFRWichita

Understanding Fiscal Responsibilty – Wichita Area

01/16/2020 - 01/16/2020

UFR WLG IMAGE

January 16, 2020 (Thursday)
WSU Campus
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Dinner & Drinks Provided!

APPLY TODAY:  http://bit.ly/UFRWichita

AUDIENCE:  Great for any Kansas high school teacher teaching any economics, government, history and any current events or public issues!  Help students gain the knowledge to become civically engaged!
STIPEND:  $35 stipend for teachers accepted or $70 tuition scholarship
OPTIONAL GRADUATE CREDIT:  One-half WSU grad credit will be offered with some outside assignments.  Attendees may select the $35 stipend or $70 scholarship.  Additional opportunities will be offered for additional half credits but seat time limits to half credit.

WORKSHOP TOPICS:  The issues surrounding the federal budget, national debt, and budget deficit are complex, but not beyond the reach of high school students.
We are offering a training workshop on Understanding Fiscal
Responsibility, a set of lessons which uses essential dilemmas to help
students focus on current fiscal issues such as the national debt,
budget deficit, national security, Social Security, and current national
policy issues.

Join us for this engaging and fast-paced session!

APPLY TODAY:  http://bit.ly/UFRWichita

Financial Fitness Extravaganza 2020

06/16/2020 - 06/17/2020

FFE logo 2014 4 small compact blue

Tentative Dates: June 16-17, 2020 at Wichita State University

June 16 – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm (to accommodate travel.  Lunch provided)
June 17 – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (Breakfast and Lunch provided)

Apply online now!  http://bit.ly/FFEapplication

There is no cost for Kansas personal finance teachers to attend this event.  Lunches and breakfast along with all educational resources are also provided at no cost.  Thank you KCEE donors!

Graduate credit is optional from ESU & WSU (and maybe other locations) with partial to full scholarships.  Details on scholarships/stipends/travel assistance for this year have not been determined at this time.  Registrants will be contacted as soon as those amounts are determined.

Apply online!  http://bit.ly/FFEapplication

Social Studies from an Economic Perspective

07/07/2020 - 07/08/2020

Old Map Image

SAVE THE DATE:
July 7-8, 2020 (Tue/Wed)
Wichita State University, Rhatigan Student Center
FREE for Kansas Teachers!

If you teach world history, geography or economics you won’t want to miss the 2020 Social Studies Extravaganza!  Attendees will receive lesson plans ready to go!

  • How does who colonized a country affect the geography history & economy today?
  • How has specific beliefs about economic freedom impacted the geography & history of a region?

Option for graduate credit
Option for housing in the dorm

*More information on scholarships & other assistance coming around December after all funding in confirmed.

Past Events

Financial Fitness for Life 9-12 – Wichita

10/30/2019 - 10/30/2019

BK-CEE-FFFL_TG_G9-12-180412-Cover_TG.indd

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m..
Wichita State University, John Bardo Center 2nd Floor, Room 264
$25 stipend along with food & drink provided!

REGISTER ONLINE:  http://bit.ly/FFFLWichita

Wichita area personal finance teachers are invited to register for this FREE 3 hour workshop to receive a copy of the brand new 3rd Edition Financial Fitness for Life 9-12 along with training on how to use this great resource and activities. Powerpoints,  Kahoot/Quizlet activities and new Intuit simulations have been added to enhance this great curriculum.

WORKSHOP SPONSOR:
This workshop and the accompanying materials are made available to teachers through the generous support of the Alliance Data Corporate Giving Fund and the Council for Economic Education.

Financial Fitness for Life 9-12 – Olathe

10/28/2019 - 10/28/2019

BK-CEE-FFFL_TG_G9-12-180412-Cover_TG.indd

Monday, October 28, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Olathe IRC, 14090 S. Black Bob Rd, Olathe, KS 66062
$25 Stipend along with lunch & drink provided.

REGISTER ONLINE:  http://bit.ly/FFFLOlathe

Kansas City area personal finance teachers are invited to register for this FREE 3 hour workshop to receive a copy of the brand new 3rd Edition Financial Fitness for Life 9-12 along with training on how to use this great resource and activities. Powerpoints,  Kahoot/Quizlet activities and new Intuit simulations have been added to enhance this great curriculum.

WORKSHOP SPONSOR:
This workshop and the accompanying materials are made available to teachers through the generous support of the Alliance Data Corporate Giving Fund and the Council for Economic Education.

 

Financial Fitness for Life 9-12 – Garden City

10/23/2019 - 10/23/2019

BK-CEE-FFFL_TG_G9-12-180412-Cover_TG.indd

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Garden City USD, Board Room
$25 stipend along with food & drink provided!

REGISTER ONLINE:  http://bit.ly/FFFLGardenCity

Garden City area personal finance teachers are invited to register for this FREE 3 hour workshop to receive a copy of the brand new 3rd Edition Financial Fitness for Life 9-12 along with training on how to use this great resource and activities. Powerpoints,  Kahoot/Quizlet activities and new Intuit simulations have been added to enhance this great curriculum.

WORKSHOP SPONSOR:
This workshop and the accompanying materials are made available to teachers through the generous support of the Alliance Data Corporate Giving Fund and the Council for Economic Education.

Solve the Financial Illiteracy Crisis

07/18/2019 - 07/18/2019

July 18

This event is offered through the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
Identify tools and tactics to bridge the knowledge gap between financial illiteracy and a financially healthy future.

9 – 4 p.m.for Grades K-12 Educators
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO 64198
Registration is required on the Fed’s website at
https://www.kansascityfed.org/events/2019/teacher-workshop-series-2019.

  • Optional graduate credit from ESU – Course # EC705 through Rob Catlett.  Two full days of events must be attended to receive one graduate credit.  Earn up to 3 credits by attending any of the KC Fed events.
  • Partial tuition assistance scholarships provided by KCEE through the Emporia State University Center for Economic Education. Certified K-12 Kansas teachers who will be teaching in next academic year may apply for a partial scholarship to the ESU Center for Economic Education.  Send your request to Rob Catlett at rcatlett@emporia.edu.
  • Graduate credit is an additional registration and acceptance to the ESU Graduate School is required.  Unless the student has been accepted to the ESU Graduate School in the past three years or has taken graduate classes at ESU in the past three years application must be made to the ESU Graduate School.  The ESU Graduate School application is online at https://www.emporia.edu/grad/admissions/ and requires a nonrefundable $25 fee for non-degree seeking students.  Requires (unofficial) transcripts indicating a bachelor’s degree.

Real-Life Applications for Social Studies

07/08/2019 - 07/09/2019

2019 SocialStudies Flyer

Apply online today http://bit.ly/RealLifeApp
Applications accepted up to Noon on July 3rd.

July 8 – 9, 2019:  Real-Life Applications for Social Studies:  WSU Campus
This workshop is designed for middle & high school U.S. History, U.S. Government & Economics Teachers. Attendees will receive lots of great lessons plans ready to take back to the classroom.  Virtual Economics 4.5 ($165/value) will be distributed along with other lessons designed for social studies teachers.  Graduate credit is optional from WSU or ESU.

*If you are teaching U.S. History, Government or Economics in 2019-20, you will have the option for a $100 stipend or 100% tuition scholarship for graduate credit.  Housing & travel assistance for those same teachers coming from over an hour away.  All other teachers may receive a cash stipend or partial tuition assistance and may apply for housing/travel assistance.

Sessions will address Kansas Social Studies Standards 1-4 and the standards in the C3 Framework.

U.S. Government Issues: economics sanctions, the U.S. Constitution, culture & trade & more!
U.S. History Issues:  immigration, fiscal policy, foreign policy, morality & markets, civil rights & more!
Economic Issues:  Six Principles of Economics, economic indicators, economics of government policies & more!

2019 Sponsors:  The Emporia State University Koch Center for Leadership & Ethics and Koch Industries, Inc.

Apply online today http://bit.ly/RealLifeApp

Tools for Teaching Personal Finance & Economics in the K-8 Classroom

07/01/2019 - 07/02/2019

K-8Tools FB Event Cover
APPLY ONLINE NOW:  http://bit.ly/k8tools
Don’t pass up this chance to take home grade appropriate resources for teaching personal finance and economics in your K-8 classroom while invigorating basic subjects such as language arts, math, science & social studies!  Financial literacy habits begins in primary grades and students will benefit greatly from age appropriate resources to help promote positive financial behaviors.  Economics is the “decision-making science” and one of the most important things we can teach in the classroom to help our student gain the tool to be successful adults. You will be amazed how much economics can enhance core subjects and add the real-life applications.
This FREE professional development event is designed for K-8 Kansas certified teachers.  Attendees have the option for WSU graduate credit for two days or ½ credit for one day.  WSU tuition is very inexpensive (approx. $150/grad credit or $70/half credit) and KCEE has 50% tuition cost scholarships available for most applicants or a $25 stipend per day for most. You will be notified by email of your approved amounts.
Wichita State University
Rhatigan Student Center 3rd Floor Ballroom

(attend one or two days)

Monday, July 1, 2019 – Personal Finance Focus (lunch provided) – 1/2 grad credit optional, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 – Economics Focus (lunch provided) – 1/2 grad credit optional
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

*Additional opportunities will be offered for other 1/2 grad credits.

PERSONAL FINANCE:  Attendees will receive the grade appropriate K-2, 3-5 or 6-8 Financial Fitness for Life Teacher and Student Guide along with training.
ECONOMICS:  Attendees will spend the day learning how to integrate economics into language arts, math, social studies & science along the lesson plans to do so in an exciting way with active-learning activities.

Pedagogy for Building Economic & Financial Literacy

06/28/2019 - 06/28/2019

June 28

This event is offered through the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
Integrate best practices and winning strategies to engage students in fundamental economics and personal finance concepts.

  • Optional graduate credit from ESU – Course # EC705 through Rob Catlett.  Two full days of events must be attended to receive one graduate credit.  Earn up to 3 credits by attending any of the KC Fed events.
  • Partial tuition assistance scholarships provided by KCEE through the Emporia State University Center for Economic Education. Certified K-12 Kansas teachers who will be teaching in next academic year may apply for a partial scholarship to the ESU Center for Economic Education.  Send your request to Rob Catlett at rcatlett@emporia.edu.
  • Graduate credit is an additional registration and acceptance to the ESU Graduate School is required.  Unless the student has been accepted to the ESU Graduate School in the past three years or has taken graduate classes at ESU in the past three years application must be made to the ESU Graduate School.  The ESU Graduate School application is online at https://www.emporia.edu/grad/admissions/ and requires a nonrefundable $25 fee for non-degree seeking students.  Requires (unofficial) transcripts indicating a bachelor’s degree.

2019 Financial Fitness Extravaganza

06/25/2019 - 06/26/2019

June 25-26, 2019 (Tues/Wed) at Wichita State University Rhatigan Student Center

FFE Twitter

Find out more and apply online!  http://bit.ly/FFEapplication

There is no cost for Kansas personal finance teachers to attend this event.  Thanks to sponsors:  State Farm and Koch Industries, Inc.

Graduate credit is optional from ESU & WSU.  Stipends or partial to full tuition scholarships are available along with housing & travel assistance.  Complete your application to receive amounts you qualify to receive if accepted.

Find out more and apply online!  http://bit.ly/FFEapplication

 

2019 FFE Sponsors:

State Farm HorizontalK-Koch_pro
New Financial Fitness for Life Curriculum Sponsor:  This workshop and the accompanying materials are made available to teachers through the generous support of the Alliance Data Corporate Giving Fund and the Council for Economic Education.

Advancing STEM Education in the Workplace – Part 2

06/20/2019 - 06/20/2019

June 20

This event is offered through the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
Experience the future of technology and how it will shape jobs and workforce development tomorrow.

9 – 4 p.m.for Grades 6-12 Educators
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO 64198
Registration is required on the Fed’s website at
https://www.kansascityfed.org/events/2019/teacher-workshop-series-2019.

  • Optional graduate credit from ESU – Course # EC705 through Rob Catlett.  Two full days of events must be attended to receive one graduate credit.  Earn up to 3 credits by attending any of the KC Fed events.
  • Partial tuition assistance scholarships provided by KCEE through the Emporia State University Center for Economic Education. Certified K-12 Kansas teachers who will be teaching in next academic year may apply for a partial scholarship to the ESU Center for Economic Education.  Send your request to Rob Catlett at rcatlett@emporia.edu.
  • Graduate credit is an additional registration and acceptance to the ESU Graduate School is required.  Unless the student has been accepted to the ESU Graduate School in the past three years or has taken graduate classes at ESU in the past three years application must be made to the ESU Graduate School.  The ESU Graduate School application is online at https://www.emporia.edu/grad/admissions/ and requires a nonrefundable $25 fee for non-degree seeking students.  Requires (unofficial) transcripts indicating a bachelor’s degree.

Advancing STEM Education in the Workplace – Part 1

06/18/2019 - 06/18/2019

June 18

This event is offered through the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
Take an up-close look into the future of 21st century careers and the skills needed to prepare for those career paths

9 – 4 p.m.for Grades K-12 Educators
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO 64198
Registration is required on the Fed’s website at
https://www.kansascityfed.org/events/2019/teacher-workshop-series-2019.

  • Optional graduate credit from ESU – Course # EC705 through Rob Catlett.  Two full days of events must be attended to receive one graduate credit.  Earn up to 3 credits by attending any of the KC Fed events.
  • Partial tuition assistance scholarships provided by KCEE through the Emporia State University Center for Economic Education. Certified K-12 Kansas teachers who will be teaching in next academic year may apply for a partial scholarship to the ESU Center for Economic Education.  Send your request to Rob Catlett at rcatlett@emporia.edu.
  • Graduate credit is an additional registration and acceptance to the ESU Graduate School is required.  Unless the student has been accepted to the ESU Graduate School in the past three years or has taken graduate classes at ESU in the past three years application must be made to the ESU Graduate School.  The ESU Graduate School application is online at https://www.emporia.edu/grad/admissions/ and requires a nonrefundable $25 fee for non-degree seeking students.  Requires (unofficial) transcripts indicating a bachelor’s degree.