Virginia Council on Economic Education
 
 
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High School, Middle School and Elementary School Summer Professional Development Opportunities
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Contributions to The Fund for Teaching Excellence make these opportunities possible. Thanks to:

BB&T Charitable Foundation
SunTrust Foundation
Virginia Bankers Association Education Foundation
Wells Fargo


Allianz Foundation for North America
Genworth Foundation
State Farm

Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Virginia Credit Union
The Virginia Lottery


Click on the 2015 Institute date below for details and registration. For a complete listing of ALL professional development oppotunities, go to Teacher Workshops. 
   

Date

Focus/Location

Sponsoring Center(s)

HIGH SCHOOL:    
January 21-April 29 (Wednesdays) Economics/Alexandria GMU
June 22-26 Personal Finance/Harrisonburg JMU
June 22-26 Personal Finance/Lynchburg Lynchburg
June 22-August 9 Economics - ONLINE VCU/Lynchburg
July 6-8 and 13-15 Economics/Harrisonburg JMU
July 6-10 Personal Finance/Stafford UMW
July 13-17 Personal Finance/Chesapeake ODU
July 29-31 and August 3-5 Economics/Chesapeake ODU/CNU
August 3-7 Personal Finance/Alexandria GMU
August 10-13 AP Economics/Richmond VCU
October 5 - November 22 Economics - ONLINE VCU/Lynchburg
     
MIDDLE SCHOOL:    
June 18,19 and 22,23 Richmond VCU
June 23-26 Chesapeake ODU
July 6-7 and 9-10 Arlington County GMU
July 13-14 and 16-17 Montgomery County VA TECH
     
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:    
June 23-24 Montgomery County/ K-3 VA TECH
June 29-30 and July 1-2 Fairfax/ K-3 GMU
July 13-15 Lynchburg/ Mini-Economy Lynchburg
July 27-29 Harrisonburg/ Mini-Economy JMU
July 27-29 Richmond/ Mini-Economy VCU


School administrators should contact VCEE or a Center for Economic Education in their area if
looking for guidance on where to find resources or to plan professional development opportunities for their teachers.


Since 2010, over 1600 teachers have attended the High School economics or personal finance Institutes.  The 40-42 hour Institutes are provided by VCEE and its affiliated university-based centers. Expert speakers for personal finance Institutes are provided by the Financial Planning Association, Bureau of Insurance, The Virginia Lottery, VA Bankers Association, VA Attorney General's Office, Virginia Society of CPAs and VA529.  


A summary of the recent High School Institutes (2014) can be found here.
 

 

 

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