Workshops- High School

 

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2019 Winter Social Studies Conference

Description: For the first time ever MCEE and MCSS have joined forces to bring you the 2019 Winter Social Studies Conference on February 22-23, 2019!

For: K-12 grade teachers, pre-service teachers

When: February 22-23, 2019; 9:00am-4:00pm daily (Doors open at 8:30am). Teachers may attend just one day or both!

  • February 22, 2019: Pre-Conference Session- Implementing Mississippi’s College and Career Readiness Standards- Social Studies: This session will share techniques and strategies that will support student learning across the full spectrum of courses under the 2018 MCCRS for Social Studies Standards. Session participants will grasp strategies and activities that will increase engagement and deliver content aligned with the 2018 social studies content standards. Lunch will be provided.
  • February 23, 2019: Conference: Educators will enjoy a selection of breakout sessions on the topics of History, Geography and Economics. Lunch will be provided and we will have a special guest speaker from the Federal Reserve Bank.

Where: Millsaps College, Jackson

Fee: No registration fee; credit card required to hold your spot.

Requirements: Must bring a laptop computer or tablet with capability to hookup to wi-fi.

What’s in it for me?: Free curriculum and up to 1.4 CEU’s (0.7 per day) at no cost.

Lodging: MCEE has a block of rooms at the Cabot Lodge located nextdoor to Millsaps College at 2375 N State St, Jackson, MS 39202 for $89/night. You may make reservations by calling (601) 948-8650 and stating you are booking a room in the MCEE block.

Deadline to reserve a room in the block — 2/7/19.

Contact: 601-974-1325 or mscee@millsaps.edu

 

 

 

 

The 2019 Winter Social Studies Conference is brought to you by:

 

Mississippi Council for the Social Studies

Mississippi Council on Economic Education

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, New Orleans Branch

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Memphis Branch

Mississippi Geographic Alliance

Mississippi Department of Education

 

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Hackathon

Description: In a state where big business is not the norm, it is important to support entrepreneurs in an effort to strengthen the state economy. This process can start with the nurturing of young people via creative thinking activities and the exposure to entrepreneurship education. The workshops will take place in “Makerspaces” where available. This workshop is the first of its kind to be offered in Mississippi. There are four opportunities to be part of these cutting edge workshops. Space is limited so register today!

For: 6-12 grade teachers

When: 9:00am-4:00pm

Where: There are 4 workshops being offered across the state

  • 1/12/19 – University of MS, Oxford
  • 1/18/19 – University of Southern MS, Hattiesburg
  • 1/23/19 – Jackson State University, Jackson
  • 1/26/19 – Delta State University, Cleveland

Fee: No registration fee

Requirements: Must have a desktop, laptop or tablet with internet capability.

What’s in it for me?: Teachers that attend the workshop will receive 0.7 continuing education units, access to Youth Entrepreneurs curriculum, $100 stipend or sub reimbursement (payable upon implementation), lunch and a hands on engaging experience that they can replicate in the classroom with a kit that will be provided ($40 value).

Contact: 601-974-1325 or mscee@millsaps.edu

 

 

 

 

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Master Teacher of Economics

Description: Economics is really cool! There is no other subject that is more “real world”. Learn how to teach the subject in an exciting, engaging and hands-on manner through the Master Teacher in Economics (MTE) program. It is designed for middle and high school teachers to increase their economic understanding. This improves teachers’ abilities to bring economics to their students in stand-alone economics courses or to integrate economics as a strand within social studies and business curricula.

For: Middle school and high school teachers

Where: The MTE is a hybrid course (75 hours). There will be one in-person class meeting in Jackson (7 hours) and the remainder of your work will be done online (68 hours) to be completed by March 31, 2019.

Requirements:
Principal Support Letter for MTE
• Must bring a laptop computer or tablet with capability to hookup to wi-fi.

When: In-person MTE Orientation: Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 9:00am-4:00pm**

**Attendance at orientation is REQUIRED.

What’s in it for me?: 7.5 CEUs, lesson plans, possible 193 economics endorsement on license; $500 stipend for completion, additional $500 stipend for teachers of Economics (verification required).

Contact: 601-974-1325; mscee@millsaps.edu

Registration Deadline: November 1, 2018

 

Registration closed. The next class will be offered in Summer 2019. Dates TBA. Sign up for our e-newsletter to receive notification when registration is open.

 

 

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Master Teacher of Entrepreneurship

Description: With this program you will learn how to guide your students in all aspects of entrepreneurship from creating a business plan to opening their own business! For a sample copy of the program syllabus, please click here. **This is subject to change.**

For: Middle school, High school and Special Education teachers

Where: TBA

Requirements: Must bring a laptop computer or tablet with capability to hookup to wi-fi.

When: TBA

What’s in it for me?: 7.5 CEUs, lesson plans, possible 915 economics endorsement on license, $250 stipend

Contact: 601-974-1325; mscee@millsaps.edu

Registration Deadline: TBA

 

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Master Teacher of Personal Finance

Description: The Master Teacher in Personal Finance (MTPF) program is designed to provide middle and high school teachers with the personal finance content necessary to teach a high school personal finance course or to incorporate the topic into other courses, i.e. business, math, ICT, College and Career Readiness. In addition to content instruction, teachers will learn about a variety of high-quality resources they can use to teach the content in the classroom. The content and classroom resources are aligned with National Standards for Financial Literacy produced by the national Council for Economic Education. Teachers that complete this program are required to participate with students in MCEE student programs, i.e. the Finance Challenge. In addition, pre and post-testing of students using MCEE provided tests is required. This program is offered as a collaboration between the Mississippi Council on Economic Education, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Treasurer’s Education About Money (TEAM) and the Mississippi Department of Education. Teachers who successfully complete the program will receive a $500 stipend ($250 payable upon successful completion of the course, $250 payable upon submission of pre/post test scores)

For: Middle school and high school teachers*

Where: Millsaps College: Jackson

Requirements:
• Principal Support Letter for MTPF (form to be provided)
• Must bring a laptop computer or tablet with capability to hookup to wi-fi.

When: June 24-28, 2019

What’s in it for me?: 4.5 CEUs, lesson plans

Contact: 601-974-1325; mscee@millsaps.edu

Registration Deadline: June 1, 2019

 

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NextGen Personal Finance FinCamp

Description: “I feel well armed with resources and I am so excited to go back and teach my kids!” / “I am re-energized about teaching personal finance and how “realistic” it can be …”

What are these teachers raving about? It’s called NGPF FinCamp, and it’s sweeping the nation. NGPF’s “50 FinCamps in 50 States” Initiative is bringing this one-day professional development to every state this school year AT NO COST! Why? We know that educators are the key to ensuring that ALL students have access to a high-quality, engaging personal finance course.

What can you expect from an NGPF FinCamp?

  • YOU will build your content knowledge through specialized sessions on trends in personal finance and investing
  • YOU will find resources that you can implement immediately in your classroom
  • YOU will collaborate with passionate personal finance educators and NGPF Team members in a fun, fast-paced environment

For: 6-12 grade teachers

When: February 15, 2019; 8:00am-3:30pm

Where: Fairview Inn; Jackson, MS

Fee: No registration fee

Requirements: Must have a desktop, laptop or tablet with internet capability.

What’s in it for me?: Teachers that attend the workshop will receive 0.6 continuing education units from MCEE at no cost, sub reimbursement available, limited number of hotel vouchers for those traveling over 100 miles, breakfast and lunch and a hands on engaging experience. Watch this short video!

Contact: 601-974-1325 or mscee@millsaps.edu

 

 

 

 

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Stock Market Game

Description: The Mississippi Stock Market Game (SMG) is a simulation of a real market, designed to involve students in the world of finance and investing as a means of helping them learn about how a market economy works. Student teams of 3 to 5 students invest a hypothetical $100,000 in stocks and compete for the best portfolio performance. There are two separate 13-week programs each year; one in the Fall and one in the Spring.

The program is available to all public and private students throughout the state of Mississippi in grades 4 through 12. The program is adaptable for many different classes, including social studies, mathematics, economics, business, technology, gifted, MOD, Special Education, and club activities. Students learn to develop team strategies, make decisions, and become informed about investment and economic terms. They also learn to see the connection between world events and their investments.

In this ONLINE ON-DEMAND teacher training, learn how to implement the SMG in your classroom! (Takes about 5 hours to complete.)

For: 4-12 grade teachers

When: NOW!

Where: ONLINE!

Fee: No registration fee

Requirements: Must have a desktop, laptop or tablet with internet capability.

What’s in it for me?: Free curriculum and 0.5 CEUs. (CEU’s will only be awarded for the first completion of the course).

Contact: 601-974-1325 or mscee@millsaps.edu

 

 

 

 

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