Events

Past Events

Financial Fitness Extravaganza 2020

07/06/2020 - 07/23/2020

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

Please note this event has been moved to an online flexible format due to COVID.The online course will be available between July 6 and July 23.  Several sessions will be offered live for those interested in participating.  Sessions will be recorded and added to online course for those who do not join the live sessions.

There is no cost for Kansas personal finance teachers to participate.  Thanks to State Farm and other KCEE donors!

Receive a cash stipend of up to $100 for participating or select to receive a tuition scholarship for graduate credit from ESU & WSU (and maybe other locations).  Full semester personal finance course teachers will receive a cash stipend or 100% tuition assistance.  Others will be determined on a case by case basis but most accepted will receive at least $50 stipend and 50% tuition assistance.  Apply online and your stipend/scholarship confirmation will be sent to you.

COURSE NUMBERS:
WSU:  Econ 753AL
ESU:   EC705

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

Social Studies from an Economic Perspective

07/06/2020 - 07/23/2020

 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS CLASS HAS BEEN A HUGE SUCCESS. WE ARE IN SEARCH OF ADDITIONAL FUNDS.  PLEASE REGISTER AND WE WILL CONTACT YOU WITH MORE INFORMATION.
*ADDITIONAL FUNDING HAS BEEN SECURED FOR WICHITA METRO TEACHERS.THANKS TO KOCH INDUSTRIES

COURSE NUMBERS:
WSU:  Econ 753AK
ESU:  EC705

*Please note this event has been moved to an online flexible format.  Complete on your own schedule between July 6  & July 23.  Asynchronous modules will be developed with options for a couple live session options on July 7 & 8 that will be added to the course for those who cannot attend.

This workshop is designed specifically for geography, world history & economics teachers.  Teachers can choose to receive graduate credit from ESU or WSU .

 

APPLY TODAY! at http://bit.ly/KCEE-SS-2020

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Investigate compelling questions such as:

  • How does who colonized a country affect the geography history & economy today?
  • How have specific beliefs about economic freedom impacted the geography & history of a region?
  • What does migration look like under different economic systems?
  • How could selling pollution rights reduce pollution?

See details and apply now at http://bit.ly/KCEE-SS-2020.

This events is possible thanks to the ESU Koch Center for Leadership & Ethics, the ESU & WSU Centers for Economic Education and contributors to the Kansas Council for Economic Education!

Financial Foundations for Kids Webinars

03/25/2020 - 04/15/2020

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Join any of the scheduled webinars to find out more about Financial Foundations for Kids and how to use it with your students and access all the materials to help make it effective for students.

Don’t see a date/time that works for you, email a request to KCEE@wichita.edu.  More events will be added.

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/5325205698938581771

Understanding Fiscal Responsibility – Multiple Locations

03/16/2020 - 03/30/2020

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POSTPONED DUE TO HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS

APPLY TODAY:  http://bit.ly/KansasUFR

Add more civic engagement in your high school with this nonpartisan and inquiry-based set of lessons designed to engage students in critical policy dilemmas and include the resources students will need to deepen their understanding of the complex issues the dilemmas raise.  Great resource if you are looking for compelling questions!

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.  Find out more about these lessons at http://kansas.councilforeconed.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2016/10/UFR-Overview.pdf.

APPLY TODAY and we will let you know when they have been rescheduled:  http://bit.ly/KansasUFR 

Understanding Fiscal Responsibilty – Wichita Area

01/16/2020 - 01/16/2020

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January 16, 2020 (Thursday)
WSU Campus, Clinton Hall #213
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.

Add more civic engagement in your high school with this nonpartisan and inquiry-based set of lessons designed to engage students in critical policy dilemmas and include the resources students will need to deepen their understanding of the complex issues the dilemmas raise. The curriculum invites participants from all points of view to ask:

  • What do the decisions we make about the federal budget, national debt, and budget deficit say about who we are as a people?
  • How should we address our nation’s fiscal challenges now and in the future to assure that our decisions are consistent with our values and traditions?
  • Is there a fair and efficient way to fund and maintain the public service we want?
  • Is it convincing facts or effective rhetoric that determines what the public thinks about the debt and the deficit?

Join us for this engaging and fast-paced session!

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

Financial Fitness for Life 9-12 – Wichita

10/30/2019 - 10/30/2019

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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

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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

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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

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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