Events

Past Events

Integrating Lessons from COVID-19 Into the Classroom

09/06/2021 - 09/06/2021

Monday, September 6 I 10 a.m. to Noon I Via Zoom

The Kansas Council for Economic Education and the Centers for Economic Education at Fort Hays State, Emporia State and Wichita State Universities invite Kansas and Missouri high school and middle school teachers to a professional development workshop. At this event, we will share resources that will help you integrate economic lessons learned from the COVID-19 crisis with a session entitled “Who Gets Bailed Out…and Why?”

The session will be led by full-time, award-winning faculty members from Emporia State University, Fort Hays State University and Wichita State University. Our instructors will also share additional information about resources available through the Kansas Council for Economic Education.

Attendees will receive a professional development certificate. Plus, a lucky few in attendance will win door prizes!

Register online at https://rb.gy/ykjzdz . Registration deadline is September 2.  A Zoom link will be sent to registrants on Friday, September 3.

Questions? Contact kcee@wichita.edu

You won’t want to miss out on this great event, offered at no cost to you! We hope to see you there.

2021 Financial Fitness Extravaganza

07/06/2021 - 07/07/2021

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Apply online!  https://forms.gle/fBbVAzezn6MzgDBi6

This workshop helps middle school and high school teachers responsible for teaching financial literacy related topics to update their skills, learn new pedagogies, and develop standardsbased lessons in the areas of Spending and Saving, Credit and Debt, Employment and Income, Investing, Risk

July 67, 2021

Rhatigan Student Center Ballroom on the Wichita State University campus Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.

There is no fee for Kansas educators to participate in the workshop. Graduate credit is available from ESU or WSU. Apply online for the workshop and tuition scholarship. Scholarship confirmations and additional workshop information will be sent via email. Please provide an email address that you check regularly.

Find out more and apply online!  https://forms.gle/fBbVAzezn6MzgDBi6

NEW! 2021 Economic Perspectives in U.S. History, Civics and Government, plus COVID analysis

06/21/2021 - 06/22/2021

2021 Economic Perspectives in U.S. History, Civics and Government, plus COVID Analysis. This professional development event is designed specifically for Kansas middle and high school teachers of U.S. History, Civics & Government, Economics, and teachers in any discipline interested in the economic aspects of the COVID19 pandemic. Resources and sessions will help provide support for adding multiple perspectives as required by the new KSDE social studies assessments.

As this is an inperson event, we will follow WSU protocols regarding health and safety issues. There is no fee for certified Kansas teachers to participate in the workshop.

WHERE:  Ballroom, Rhatigan Student Center,  Wichita State University campus.

WHEN: June 21-22: Monday: 9:30 am-5:30 pm, Tuesday: 8:30 am-5 pm

STIPEND/SCHOLARSHIP:

Apply online for the workshop and for the tuition scholarship. Scholarship confirmations and additional workshop information will be sent via email. Please provide an email address that you check regularly!

       OPTIONAL:  One hour of graduate credit through ESU or WSU

CURRICULUM: Participants will also receive the Virtual Economics 4.5 flash drive ($160/value) containing all the curriculum available through the Council for Economic Education.

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 https://forms.gle/WdioyDMxKA4JQPKk7

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This event is possible thanks to support from the ESU, WSU and FHSU Centers for Economic Education, and financial 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.