Center for Economic Education & Entrepreneurship

Professional Development/Workshops

Delaware Stock Market Game - Spring 2014 Competition

We are happy to announce that a generous grant from the Investor Protection Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice allows us to reduce the Stock Market Game participation fee to $5.00 per team.

What?        Program designed to introduce students to the global economy and the world of finance and investing.

Who?         Grades 4 - 12

When?       March 3rd - May 9th, 2014

For more information about the Stock Market game and to register, please visit the following website: http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs185/1103540043296/archive/1116203310893.html


ATTENTION Economics/Personal Finance and Keys Teachers…

Update Your Knowledge of Investments Personal Finance Refresher - Too Good to Be True

What?       Get the skinny on investment fraud!

Who?         6-12 teachers

Where?     Duncan Center, 500 W. Loockerman St, Dover, DE

When?       May 6th  ~  4:30 - 7:00 pm

Speaker?   Mr. Craig Weldon, Special Investigator, Investor Protection Unit, Attorney General's Office

Participants receive 3 hours of PD Credits and a set of 5 books related to personal finance and investment for their classroom:

  • The Millionaire Next Door
  • The Young Investor: Projects and Activities for Making Your Money Grow
  • Outsmarting the Scam Artists: How to Protect Yourself from the Most Clever Cons
  • More Money, Please: The Financial Secrets You Never Learned in School
  • The Motley Fool Investment Guide for Teens: 8 Steps to Having More MoneyThan Your Parents Ever Dreamed Of

Register Directly at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pesonal-finance-refresher-too-good-to-be-true-tickets-10896143659


2014 Meaningful Economics Competition

Sign your students up for the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of economics, personal finance, entrepreneurship!

What?        Teams of four compete in full day competition

Who?         Delaware Students in Grades 3 - 6

When?       New Castle County Dates: Grade 3 - May 20th; Grade 4 - May 21st; Grades 5 & 6 - May 22nd

                   Kent & Sussex County Date: May 28th

Where?      New Castle County: Newark ~ Executive Banquet & Conference Center

                   Kent & Sussex County: Georgetown ~ Carter Center

Click here to register for the 2014 ME* Competition

The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.4 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Fund, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.

Lerner College faculty - like Anu Sivaraman, who is among Social Media Marketing Magazine’s “Top 100 Marketing Professors on Twitter” and MBAprograms.org’s “Top 50 Marketing Professors on Twitter” - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

All Lerner College departments offer experience-driven learning and emphasize evidence-based analytics methods to enrich the student experience. Here, finance students visit New York City’s financial districts for a first-hand look at markets trading and to meet with UD alumni.

Charles W. Horn, AS75, and wife Patricia, recently made a $3 million commitment to enhance and expand entrepreneurial studies.

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