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Free PD Workshops (April & May) | Effective Strategies for Teaching Personal Finance

Friday, March 25, 2016   (0 Comments)
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New York City Metro Area - Free Teacher Workshops
Free Workshops for Middle and High School Teachers
Located in the Heart of Midtown Manhattan: SIBL Library, 188 Madison Ave.
Help Your Students Become Financially Literate Young Adults.
You will leave these workshops with lessons, award-winning publications and tips that you can implement in your classroom the next day! Also, you will also earn CEUs, and lunch or dinner is on us!
Sign-up today. Space is limited.
Thursday, 4/14, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Student loan debt now exceeds credit card debt. It's crucial for students to understand the real costs of attending college before they make some of the most important decisions of their lives. In this workshop, the College Access Manager from Children's Aid Society (CAS) will share information about how CAS ispreparing 11thand 12thgrade students to complete the FAFSA and understand the various options for financial aid (scholarships, loans, grants).
Thursday, 4/21/16, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

At this workshop, you will learn how to encourage students to think critically about important personal finance issues. What are opportunities for different groups (women, minorities, immigrants, etc.) to earn income? Is a college education worth the investment? How do you use credit cards responsibly? What does it mean to achieve the American Dream?This workshop will be led by Matthew Gherman, an award-winning teacher from Edward R. Murrow High School in Brooklyn.
Thursday, 5/5/16, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Are you looking for ways to connect with your students? This workshop will show you active learning strategies to engage your students using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, video, and other social media tools.Bring your phone and/or tablet for this workshop.
Thursday, 5/12/16,4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

This workshop will introduce you to new resources and strategies for teaching middle and high school students to navigate important life events such as renting an apartment and buying a car using videos from Better Money Habits.
For the complete list of workshops, please click here.
Questions? Comments?
If you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact me. We look forward to seeing you at the workshops!

Alexis Andrews
Program Manager
Council for Economic Education

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