What? The ME* Competition is a program designed to recognize student achievement in acquiring and applying knowledge in economics, entrepreneurship, and personal finance.
Who? Students in 3rd - 6th grades for Newark and 3rd - 5th grades for Georgetown.
When/Where? Newark ~ May 19th - May 21st ~ Executive Banquet & Conference Center
Georgetown ~ May 27th ~ Carter Center
What? Stock Market Game Awards
When? Thursday, June 4, 2015 from 4:30 PM - 6 PM
Where? Perkins Student Center
Contact Marion Jacobs at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Personal Finance Institute: Equipping students for their financial journey
What? Join colleagues for a 3-day ifnormation-packed professioanl development opportunity related to identifying the tools, laying the foundations for decision making, and exploring the costs and benefits of new financial products and services. Talk with the experts and receive classroom materials. 12 Professional Development Hours
Who? Middle and High School Teachers
When? June 16 - 18, 2015 from 9 AM - 2 PM (Lunch provided each day)
Where? Duncan Center, 500 Loockerman St, Dover, DE
Register by June 11th: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/personal-finance-institute-tickets-16881306442
Mini-Society Training Workshop
What? Mini-Society is an experience-based, inter-disciplinary learning system for children in grades 3-5. In Mini-Society, children design and develop their own society and create a name, flag, and currency. Students establish businesses to provide goods and services to their fellow citizens. This workshop models classroom implementation of a Mini-Society. Participants set up and run their own society and receive lessons to reinforce and extend economic concepts and the common core standards. Includes curriculum materials plus $100 for Mark Day resources. 15 professional development hours awarded.
Who? 3rd - 5th Grade Teachers
When? July 7 - 9, 2015 from 9 AM - 3 PM (Lunch provided each day)
Where? Wilbur Elementary School, 4050 Wrangle Hill Rd, Bear, DE 19701
Register by June 23rd: http://mini-societytrainingsummer2015.eventbrite.com
What? Develop your entrepreneurial skills at EntrePrep, an innovative week-long residential program that provides project-based, hands-on entrepreneurial experiences with a foundation in economic education.
You identify your business opportunity, choose your own team, take charge of your own business for a day, and present before a live audience. Join other creative, determined and enthusiastic students in an experiential learning environment designed to teach you how to begin your own venture.
Who? High school students who will be a junior or senior in the fall
When? July 12 - 18, 2015
Where? University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Cost? $795.00 (first 15 students may be eligible to receive scholarship)
Apply at http://www.econventures.org/register-for-entreprep/ or for more info. go to http://www.econventures.org/entreprep/.
Contact Jen Magaw at email@example.com or at 302.831.2544 if you have any questions.
What? Looking for a way to promote an entrepreneurial curiosity among your students? Join us on campus for an afternoon workshop that will prepare you to prepare your students for next year's "just BE" Middle School Students Being Entrepreneurial Competition-- a new contest, co-produced by the CEEE in partnership with the UD Horn Program in Entrepreneurship.
Who? Middle School Teachers
When/Where? Tuesday, July 14, 2015 ~ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM ~ Grad Hub, One South Main St., Newark, DE
Contact Barbara Emery at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.