Past Workshops

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August 2 & 3, 2017

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Financial Education Boot Camp 2017:

Financial Current Events: Making the Real World“Real” to Students

Do you teach personal finance to youth and/or adults?  This free five-hour workshop will include brief subject matter updates by Dr. Barbara O’Neill of Rutgers Cooperative Extension about current personal finance topics. The remainder of the workshop will focus on creative ways to teach personal finance via creative lesson plans, online resources, and technology tools. Participants will also have time to network and share ideas in small groups.

Time: 9:15 am to 3:30 pm (Registration starts at 8:30 am)

Two identical Financial Education Boot Camps will be held at two convenient NJ locations

North NJ: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Conference Center, Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC)

118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ

For a map and directions, see http://www.raritanval.edu/about/directions.html  (Park in Parking Lot 1)

South NJ: Thursday, August 3, 2017

Atlantic County Institute of Technology

5080 Atlantic Avenue, Mays Landing, NJ

For a map and directions, see http://www.acitech.org/cms/contact-us/contact-information-main

There is NO registration fee but PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by Friday, July 26.

 Lunch and morning breakfast will be provided at no cost to participants with sponsorship funding received from Next Gen Personal Finance from Palo Alto, California (see http://nextgenpersonalfinance.org/).

 Space is limited to 100 people at each location.

 Register early! Please use the following links to register for the Financial Education Boot Camp programs:

August 2, 2017 Link:  https://homeroom5.doe.state.nj.us/events/details.php?t=1;recid=28056

August 3, 2017 Link: https://homeroom5.doe.state.nj.us/events/details.php?t=1;recid=28075

This is a NEW teacher training workshop that has NOT been presented previously anywhere else in New Jersey. It will feature recent current events and research findings in personal finance (these are new every year), new hands-on personal finance learning activities, and presentations about technology tools and financial education resources by guest speakers. For information about the program content, contact Dr. Barbara O’Neill at oneill@aesop.rutgers.edu.

This session is supported by August 2011 legislation, (N.J.S.A. 17:9-43.2.D) that authorizes New Jersey credit unions to serve as public depositories for the purpose of promoting personal financial literacy education. Raritan Valley Community College and the Atlantic County Vocational School District are sponsoring the meeting space. Next Gen Personal Finance is providing funding for meals and door prizes and in-kind funding of staff resources is being provided by Rutgers Cooperative Extension, the New Jersey Department of Education, the NJ Coalition for Financial Education, and the NJ Council for Economic Education.

Professional development certificates will be provided for participants who attend the entire workshop


 

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Education Boot Camp 2016:

Financial Current Events: Making the Real World “Real” to Students

Sponsored by:

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Do you teach personal finance to youth and/or adults? This free five-hour workshop will include brief subject matter updates by Dr. Barbara O’Neill of Rutgers Cooperative Extension about current personal finance topics. The remainder of the workshop will focus on creative ways to teach personal finance via creative lesson plans, online resources, and technology tools. Participants will also have time to network and share ideas in small groups.

Time: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm (Registration starts at 9 am)

Two identical Financial Education Boot Camps will be held at two convenient NJ locations

North NJ:

Monday, August 1, Conference Center, Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC)   118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ

For a map and directions, see http://www.raritanval.edu/about/directions.html (Park in Parking Lot 1)

South NJ:

Thursday, August 4, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Burlington County   2 Academy Drive, Westampton, NJ

For a map and directions, see https://njaes.rutgers.edu/county/quickinfo.asp?Burlington (Park in the parking lot that surrounds the building)

There is NO registration fee but PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by Wednesday, July 27.

Lunch and morning breakfast will be provided at no cost to participants with sponsorship funding received from Next Gen Personal Finance from Palo Alto, California (see http://nextgenpersonalfinance.org/).

Space is limited to 100 people at each location. Register early!

Please use the following links to register for the Financial Education Boot Camp programs:

August 1, 2016 LINK: https://education.state.nj.us/events/details.php?t=1;recid=24615

August 4, 2016 LINK: https://education.state.nj.us/events/details.php?t=1;recid=24616

This is a NEW teacher training workshop that has NOT been presented previously anywhere else in New Jersey. It will feature recent current events and research findings in personal finance, New Jersey personal finance lesson plan activities, and a presentation by the NJ Department of Education about Excellence in Financial Education quality indicators. For information about the program content, contact Dr. Barbara O’Neill at oneill@aesop.rutgers.edu.

This session is supported by the August 2011 legislation, (N.J.S.A. 17:9-43.2.D) that authorizes New Jersey credit unions to serve as public depositories for the purpose of promoting personal financial literacy education. Raritan Valley Community College and Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Burlington County are sponsoring the meeting space.

Next Gen Personal Finance is providing funding for meals, door prizes, and program expenses. In-kind funding of staff resources is being provided by Rutgers Cooperative Extension, the New Jersey Department of Education, the New Jersey Coalition for Financial Education, and the New Jersey Council for Economic Education.

Professional development certificates will be provided for participants who attend the entire workshop.


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Common Sense: Economics For Life! Course Package

Presenters: Tawni Ferrarini,

Professor & Co-Director, Center

for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship,

Northern Michigan University

Date: Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

NMU Untitled CEE

Date: Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Registration Fee: $10.00
Location:
Navesink Country Club
50 Luffburrow Lane
Middletown, NJ 07748
(get directions)

REGISTER HERE


Engaging, Relevant, and Fun!

A full day professional development workshop held at Navesink Country Club located on the banks of the Navesink River in Central Monmouth County.

Learn how to design and implement a really fun economics for life course.  Designed for beginning students, the course focuses on:

4 ESSENTIAL AREAS

  • 12 Key Elements of Economics
  • Economic Progress & The Role of Government
  • 7 Major Sources Of Economic Progress
  • 12 Key Elements of Practical Personal Finance

                                 NEW FOR 2016

  • 12 Supplementary Modules to enhance the course shell
  • Refreshed data (Economic Crisis of 2008, student debt)
  • 10 “Controversies in Economics” Video Series

Course materials:

  • align with Common Core State Standards
  • help fulfill the 5 credits of financial literacy graduation requirement
  • meet state and national standards for economics and financial literacy
  • are customizable, well organized and easy to understand
  • emphasize innovative and interactive teaching methods

Participants receive:

  • Free access to Common Sense Economics electronic package
  • CEU certificate for 6.5 hours of professional development
  • Breakfast and lunch

Who Should Attend? High School Teachers from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and New York


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Fiscally Fit:

Investing & Financial Literacy

Presenters: Doug Young, CEO/Head Coach, The Wiser Choice  BlackRock Volunteers

Date: Thursday, Aug 18, 2016
Time: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: BlackRock
1 University Square Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
(get directions)

REGISTER HERE 

Financial Planning, Saving, Investing 

This full day professional development workshop will be held at BlackRock located in Princeton, NJ in Mercer County.

Improve Your Knowledge

During the afternoon session, teachers will learn from knowledgeable, skilled and experienced BlackRock professionals how best to manage resources as they focus on:

  • Spending & Financial Planning
  • Saving & Investing

Pass the Knowledge On

Customized to your needs, this workshop is devoted to instructing educators on how to effectively teach personal finance to their students through:

  • comprehensive and interactive teaching methods
  • engaging and collaborative activities
  • independent as well as integrative lesson plans

Resources:

  • align with Common Core State Standards
  • help to fulfill the 5 credits of financial literacy graduation requirement
  • meet state and national standards for economics and financial literacy

Participants will receive:

  • Free resources
  • 6.5 hours of professional development credit
  • Breakfast and lunch

Who Should Attend? High School Teachers from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and New York

Sponsored by:


CEE
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Financial Education Teacher Exchange 2016:

Teachers Teaching Teachers to Teach Personal Finance

Do you teach personal finance to youth and/or adults? This free 2.5-hour workshop will help you sharpen your skills and find new resources to use in your classroom. Instead of “typical” workshops with a series of speakers, teachers will teach each other through a series of facilitated small group information sharing activities. Each teacher is asked to bring 10 copies of a favorite personal finance lesson plan to share with others. A light supper and door prizes will be provided courtesy of a

$500 prize received from our program sponsor, Next Gen Personal Finance (http://nextgenpersonalfinance.org/).

Time: 4 pm to 6:30 pm (Registration and informal networking starts at 3:30 pm)

Two identical Financial Education Teacher Exchanges will be held at two convenient NJ locations

NORTH (NJ) – Thursday, May 26

Pinnacle Federal Credit Union, 135 Raritan Center Parkway, Suite 6, Edison, 732-225-1505. For a map and directions, see http://www.mapquest.com/places/pinnacle-federal-credit-union-edison-nj-356425720

CENTRAL (NJ) – Thursday, May 19.

Cook Office Building (Room 118), Rutgers University, 55 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, 848-932-9126. For a map and directions, see http://rumaps.rutgers.edu/sites/rumaps/files/RU_NB-CookDouglasscampusmap.pdf. Park in Lot 76.

There is NO registration fee but PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by Tuesday, May 17.

Space is limited to 20 people at each location. Register early!

Please use one of the following links to register for the Financial Education Teacher Exchange:

North: http://www.njcfe.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=803284

Central NJ: http://www.njcfe.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=789801

For issues related to registration, contact the NJ Coalition for Financial Education at info@njcfe.org or 609-306-3810.

Financial Education Teacher Exchange Agenda

  1. Welcome, sponsor video, and small group table introductions (“speed dating”) -20 minutes
  2. Lesson plan small group table exchange- 45 minutes
  3.  Light supper and networking- 25 minutes
  4.  Best web sites small group table exchange- 10 minutes
  5.  Best financial calculators small group table exchange – 10 minutes
  6. Best financial videos small group table exchange- 10 minutes
  7. “Best of the Best” presentation of favorite resources from small groups to total group- 20 minutes
  8.  Wrap-Up, evaluation, and door prizes-10 minutes

Professional development certificates will be provided for participants who attend the entire Teacher Exchange workshop.

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Financial Literacy:

Life Beyond The Classroom

Presenter: Kathleen Brennan,

Chair Mathematics Department,Teacher, Mathematics & Social Studies   Mount Saint Mary’s Academy

Part of the Essex County College Financial Literacy Symposium, the activities presented in this workshop encourage high school students to think critically about important financial decisions such as:

  • opportunities to earn income
  • whether a college education is worth the investment
  • credit card and debt responsibility

Lesson plans:

  • align with Common Core State Standards
  • help fulfill the 5 credits of financial literacy needed for graduation
  • meet state and national standards for economics and financial literacy
  • easily integrate into current curriculum plans

Participants will receive:

  • CEU certificate for 2.5 hours of professional development
  • Free flash drive with over 1,400 lessons
  • Light refreshments served

Who Should Attend? High School Teachers, Youth Educators, Professors (1st year students)

Date: Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016

Time: 4:00pm – 6:30pm

Location: Essex County College, Main Campus, Room LC1 (Learning Center)

303 University Ave, Newark, NJ 07102

(get directions)

Parking: LA Parking Corp

261 University Ave, Newark, NJ 07102

Hosted by:

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High School Economics: A Professional Development Program for Teacher

Presenter: Doug Young    CEO/Head Coach, The Wiser Choice

This free three-hour professional development program introduces teachers to the High School Economics, 3rd Edition lesson book from the Council for Economic Education. This updated edition of the widely used curriculum resource contains many new lessons and remakes of proven favorites for teaching economics in the high school classroom. The program emphasizes active- and collaborative-learning teaching methods to meet state and national standards in social studies, economics, and the Common Core State Standards.

Participants will receive:

  • Free copy of High School Economics, 3rd Edition lesson book
  • 3 hours of professional development credit
  • Light refreshments provided

Who Should Attend? Teachers from New Jersey, Pennsylvania,Delaware and New York (Grades 8–12).

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 14, 2016

Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Time: 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Location: Bergen County Academies, Room 167

200 Hackensack Ave. Hackensack, NJ 07601

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Joint Partnership:

CEE Bergen