2013-14 Professional Development Opportunities

The Kentucky Council and its Centers offer training for teachers through professional development offerings, approved by the Kentucky Department of Education.  These professional development workshops focus on KCEE curricula that have been aligned with the Core Content and can guide teachers as they integrate economics, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy into subjects like, social studies, math, arts and humanities, practical living, language arts, science, business, and economics. 

Registration is required for most ALL workshops! All workshops are FREE unless otherwise indicated.
Workshops are offered by KCEE, Centers for Economic Education, and partnering organizations.

June 12, 2014

Chocolate Economics workshop -

The EKU Center for Economic Education in cooperation with the Kentucky Council on Economic Education is offering a workshop on “Chocolate Economics”  at the Ruth Hunt Candy Company in Mt. Sterling, KY. The workshop will be presented by Lisa Saylor, Elementary Education Consultant for the EKU Center. A tour of the chocolate factory will be included.

There is a $15 registration fee to attend this workshop, and this must be paid in advance. In order to register, please send a check in this amount made payable to Eastern Kentucky University to the address below to arrive by June 5th (or until the workshop is filled – whichever comes first).
Everyone who attends for the entire workshop will receive PD certificates and a copy of the curriculum, valued at $25. A boxed lunch will also be provided. To register, send the requested information along with your $15 check to the following:
Cynthia Harter
EKU Center for Economic Education
521 Lancaster Ave., 106 Beckham Hall
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-1769  FOR MORE INFO


If you are interested in offering an economics or financial literacy workshop in your district, please contact Susan Sandage @ 502-272-8707 or susan@econ.org.