2014-15 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.


If you are interested in offering an economics or financial literacy workshop in your district, please contact Joseph Bianca @ 502-272-8707 or jfbianca@bellarmine.edu.

Thursday,Feb. 12, 2015
Stock Market Game Webinar - for teachers grades 5-12
learn how to use the simulation in the classroom, how to read portfolios, where/how to do stock research.  Join us by sending an email to susan@econ.org with your email address and school requesting to attend the KCEE SMG webinar on February 12. You will receive a follow up email with information on joining the webinar.
Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

Financial Fitness for Life & The Stock Market Game Professional Development

The MSU Center for Economic Education is pleased to announce this  FREE professional development opportunity for K-12 teachers covering:
Financial Fitness for Life® and The Stock Market Game™  (for more info)

*Receive 2 hours of FREE PD training specific to economics & consumerism curriculum. The first 10 teachers that register (and attend) will receive a FREE flash drive of the FFFL curriculum ($50 value).

MSU- Hopkinsville Regional Campus
5305 Fort Campbell Blvd.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

To register*, contact:
Todd Broker with the MSU Center for Economic Education
:  msu.econed@murraystate.edu
:   (270) 809-5193   Fax:  (270) 809-5478
Register Online

*Due to limited space, registration for this event will be capped so register quickly to secure your spot!

Stock Market Game webinars for Teachers

FREE!  Offered by the national Stock Market Game office

Come learn how to enhance your math, social studies, language arts, personal finance and technology classes using the Stock Market Game in the classroom, grades 4-12.  We will discuss teaching strategies, preview the simulation, and review free resources.  During each session, we will review the basics of the Teacher Support Center, the trading portfolio and highlight the InvestWrite and Invest it Forward programs.

Webinar dates are (EDT):

  • Thursday, 11/20/14, from 3:00-4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, 12/2/14, from 3:30-4:30 PM
  • Monday, 12/8/14, from 3:00-4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 1/7/15, from 7:00-8:00 PM
  • Monday, 1/12/15, from 8:00-9:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 1/14/15, from 7:00-8:00 PM
  • Thursday, 1/22/15, from 3:30-4:30 PM
  • Tuesday, 1/27/15, from 3:00-4:00 PM
  • Thursday, 2/5/15, from 7:00-8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 2/11/15, from 3:00-4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 2/18/15, from 6:00-7:00 PM
  • Monday, 2/23/15, from 8:00-9:00 PM
  • Friday, 3/6/15, from 11:30-12:30 PM
  • Tuesday, 3/10/15, from 4:00-5:00 PM
  • Monday, 3/16/15, from 3:00-4:00 PM
  • Thursday, 3/26/15, from 3:30-4:30 PM
  • Thursday, 4/2/15, from 8:00-9:00 PM

To register, send an email to ereidel@sifma.org (cc to susan@econ.org)  Please include your name, school, email address and date/time of webinar you want to attend. You will receive a confirmation and directions to login in the the webinar. 
Questions?  Contact Susan Sandage, susan@econ.org.