Events

Past Events

USD 259 – K-2 Financial Fitness for Life

04/27/2017 - 05/04/2017

USD 259 K-2 teachers are invited to attend of the free workshops below to receive training and a free copy of the Financial Fitness for Life curriculum teacher and student books along with trainings. There is no cost to receive these resources thanks to the Rotary Club of Wichita Charitable Fund. Attendees may choose to receive partial graduate credit from WSU in the Summer.  Additional opportunities for graduate credit will also be offered this summer to complete one credit.  Must have a minimum of 5 participants.

Download the flyer to share with others:  K-2 FFFL Flyer

WSU West Campus is very quick and easy to get to and there is plenty of parking available next to the building.
WSU Corbin Hall is location on the main WSU Campus just off of 21st but west of the baseball stadium.  Parking is open to all after 5 pm except for restricted.  Plenty of parking is available between Corbin Hall and the baseball stadium.

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Financial Literacy Month

04/01/2017 - 04/30/2017

April is Financial Literacy Month and the Council for Economic Education has put together a calendar to help K-12 teachers find ways to celebrate.  I have highlighted the key to show the grades levels for the activity.  Follow the link to download the calendar: Fin Lit Calendar 2017Fin Lit Calendar 2017

USD 259 – K-2 Financial Fitness for Life

04/27/2017 - 04/27/2017

USD 259 K-2 teachers are invited to attend of our the free workshops and receive training and a free copy of the Financial Fitness for Life curriculum teacher and student books along with trainings.  Partial graduate credit from WSU is optional in the Summer.  Must have a minimum of 5 participants.

Download the k-2 Flyer

WSU West Campus is very quick and easy to get to and there is plenty of parking available next to the building.
WSU Corbin Hall is location on the main WSU Campus just off of 21st but west of the baseball stadium.  Parking is open to all after 5 pm except for restricted.  Plenty of parking is available between Corbin Hall and the baseball stadium.

REGISTER ONLINE NOW

2017 Kansas Personal Finance Challenge – High School

04/26/2017 - 04/26/2017

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The top high school teams from the online Finance Challenge will be competing on Wednesday, April 26th at Wichita State University in the Rhatigan Student Center 3rd Floor Ballroom.  Competition is scheduled to begin at 9:20 a.m.  The winning team from today will represent Kansas at the National Personal Finance Challenge on Friday, May 5th at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

Schools wanting to participate should go to http://financechallenge.unl.edu and must participate in the preliminary online testing open from March 15-28.

Kansas Personal Finance Challenge-Middle School

04/18/2017 - 04/18/2017

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The top middle school teams from the online Finance Challenge will be competing on Tuesday, April 18th at Wichita State University in the Marcus Welcome Center.  Competition is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m.

Schools wanting to participate should go to http://financechallenge.unl.edu and must participate in the preliminary online testing open from March 15-28.  There is no national level for the middle school division.

USD 259 – K-2 Financial Fitness for Life

04/13/2017 - 04/13/2017

USD 259 K-2 teachers are invited to attend of our the free workshops and receive training and a free copy of the Financial Fitness for Life curriculum teacher and student books along with trainings.  Partial graduate credit from WSU is optional in the Summer.  Must have a minimum of 5 participants.

Download the k-2 Flyer

WSU West Campus is very quick and easy to get to and there is plenty of parking available next to the building.
WSU Corbin Hall is location on the main WSU Campus just off of 21st but west of the baseball stadium.  Parking is open to all after 5 pm except for restricted.  Plenty of parking is available between Corbin Hall and the baseball stadium.

REGISTER ONLINE NOW

2017 LifeSmarts Junior Varsity Championship

04/12/2017 - 04/12/2017

LifeSmartssmall

April 12, 2017 (Wednesday)
Wichita State University, Rhatigan Student Center

The top teams from the middle school division will compete for the title of Kansas JV LifeSmarts Champions.

2017 Kansas Economics Challenge

04/05/2017 - 04/05/2017

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April 5, 2017 (Wednesday)
Wichita State University, Rhatigan Student Center Ballroom, 3rd Floor
9:30-3:00 p.m.

Top teams from the high school online competition will compete for the opportunity to advance to National Semi-Finals with hopes to move on to Nationals in New York in May.  Teachers wanting to join the online competition should go to http://econchallenge.unl.edu.

2017 LifeSmarts Varsity Championship

03/07/2017 - 03/07/2017

LifeSmartssmall

March 7, 2017 (Tuesday)
Wichita State University, Marcus Welcome Center

The top teams from the high school division will compete for the opportunity to represent Kansas at National LifeSmarts in Pittsburgh, PA in April.