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Workshops

Roll-out Training for new California History-Social Science Framework

University of California Davis

Jan. 31st, 2017


The California Council on Economic Education is teaming up with other stakeholders in social sciences education across the state to help teachers implement the newly adopted History-Social Sciences (HSS) framework. This training will taken to various locales across the state and will feature comprehensive instructional support for all social sciences subjects, including economics, government/civics, history and geography. The new framework includes a greater role for personal finance instruction within the economics course. CCEE presenters will include Jim Charkins, Ph.D, and Joshua Mitton.

 

To find out more information, please contact Joshua Mitton at jmitton@ccee.org

Economics and Science of Concrete

Buena Park High School 8833 Academy Dr. Buena Park, CA 90621

Feb. 11th, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM


 

CCEE is pleased to partner with Project Cornerstone to provide teachers in the Los Angeles area this unique workshop that looks at how concrete through the lens of economics. The workshop will illustrate how concrete has been used by civilizations, like the ancient Romans, introduces an innovative trade activity, and helps students to test a hypothesis and apply mathematics and science concepts to this subject project.

The workshop is ideal for history, science and math teachers to collaborate and work in an interdisciplinary fashion.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

For more information, contact Crystal Howard at (619) 284-8515 or crystal@project-cornerstone.org

 

Every Teacher Counts – Los Angeles

Junior Achievement Southern California

Mar. 25th 2017 - 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM


Teaching personal finance can sometimes be daunting, especially if you feel unsure of your own personal financial fitness. This workshop, which is a collaboration with the California Council on Economic Education and Junior Achievement Southern California, presents the curriculum Financial Smarts for Teachers, a set of personal finance lessons specifically for teachers. In addition to the curriculum, teachers will have the opportunity to experience Finance Park, an immersive in-person budgeting simulation. Teachers who wish to provide personal finance instruction to their students will also receive curriculum and resources for their own classrooms.

REGISTER HERE

For more information, please contact Joshua Mitton at jmitton@ccee.org 

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Webinars

Olympiad Webinars

CCEE will be providing webinars to teachers and students participating in the Economics, Personal Finance and Business Olympiad. Dates will be posted in January!

Check back often for updates on current and future webinars!

Fundraisers

CCEE’s 2016 Annual Gala

The Jonathan Beach Club
850 Palisades Beach Rd., Santa Monica, CA 90403

Oct. 29th, 2016, 5:30pm - 9:00pm


Come join us for a fun night and to help honor leaders in economic and financial education! Sponsorship packages are available. Please contact Nick Linder at events@makingithappenla.com for more information or visit our Annual Gala page.

Check back often for updates on current and future fundraisers!

Contests

National Economics Challenge

Spring 2017


This signature contest of the California Council on Economic Education and the national Council for Economic Education will be taking place beginning in late-January with the online qualifying round. Top performing teams will advance to the northern-CA or southern-CA state final competition.

Northern CA State Final – April 3rd 2017 – San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank

Southern CA State Final – April 10th 2017  – Los Angeles Branch, S.F. Federal Reserve Bank

Personal Finance Challenge

Spring 2017


The 2017 Personal Finance Challenge is currently undergoing revisions.

A tentative date of April 11th 2017 has been scheduled for the California State Final.

Please check back soon for more information.

3rd Annual Economics, Personal Finance & Business Olympiad

California State University Fullerton, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall

Apr. 15th 2017 - 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM


The Economics, Personal Finance & Business Olympiad is a unique contest in California that brings together students across the state in a diverse range of competition activities.

Students can participate in one or all of the following competition elements:

  • Personal Finance test
  • Business and Current Economic Events test
  • Stock Market Game
  • Business Plan Competition
  • Financial Fitness Video

For more information contact Joshua Mitton jmitton@ccee.org or Radha Bhattacharya, Ph.D, rbhattachary@fullerton.edu

Financial Advisers Contest

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Los Angeles Branch

Nov. 29th, 2017


The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) and the CFA Society Los Angeles (CFALA) are excited to host the FAC where students explore concepts in personal finance and provide financial advising services to a fictional client with a mock client profile. Students are challenged to assess client risk, consider time horizons and goals, and make recommendations for financial investments. The online portion is the first level of competition. The 20 advancing teams work with CFA mentors to create and present final presentations before a panel of judges at the Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank for cash prizes!

Contact Camille LaGrange, clagrange@ccee.org, for more information. 

Check back often for updates on current and future contests!

Conferences

Annual Conference of California Association of School Economics Teachers (CASET)

Fall 2017


The California Association of School Economics Teachers (CASET) presents its 22nd  Annual Economics Conference.  Join us in Northern California to learn from best-in-class economics educators and join a robust network of like-minded teachers.

 

For more information, contact Donna Derbish at DDerbish@csusb.edu.

 

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Community Events

2nd Annual Family Financial Fitness Day – Hawthorne Middle School

Hamilton High School, Los Angeles

Feb. 20th, 2015


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