Workshops-High School


Investing with Coach Hite

Description: Join Coach Hite for a day all about investing! The workshop will cover :

  • Why should I invest?
  • The importance of saving for retirement
  • What is a stock?
  • What is a bond?
  • Managing risk
  • Investing in funds

Investing with Coach Hite Workshop Flyer

For: K-12th grade Mississippi Teachers 

Where: University of Southern Mississippi- Hattiesburg, MS 

Requirements:  

  • Attendance at the full workshop
  • Web-connected device (e.g., computer, tablet, smartphone)

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023; 9:00am-3:00pm  

What’s in it for me? $50 stipend, lesson plans, lunch, 0.5 CEUs 

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

Registration Deadline: January 20, 2023; Noon

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Master Teacher of College and Career Readiness 1.0 (ONLINE!)

Description: In addition to improving teaching skills, the Master Teacher of College and Career Readiness (MTCCR) improves a teacher’s ability and practice of being a good critical thinker. MTCCRs will have more ability and confidence to empower their students’ critical thinking capacity to make better choices as they prepare to leave high school and enter the workforce, military or post-secondary education. Successful MTCCRs will understand why personal finance education is valuable and learn how to present the content in an engaging manner; learn how to use materials created by Get2College to mentor students in the process of planning for and applying for college; have the ability to mentor students in making decisions on next steps after high school; articulate answers to the essential questions of what is after high school and why different choices make sense for different students; recognize good personal finance informational text; improve in structuring learning experiences, and improve on professional evaluations. The MTCCR was developed to be an example that teachers could replicate in their classrooms to meet best practices in engaging students to integrate the economic way of thinking into their lives.

Click here to view a sample syllabus.

For: High school teachers assigned to teach the College and Career Ready Course, Work Based Learning, JROTC 3, JROTC 4

Where: The MTCCR is an online course (estimated 75 hours).

Requirements:

  • Attendance and full participation in Orientation Session
  • Web-connected device (e.g., computer, tablet, smartphone)
  • Ability to download and upload documents
  • Microphone and camera

When: November 12, 2022-February 15, 2023

  • Synchronous- Orientation; virtual via Zoom- Saturday, November, 12, 2022 from 9:00am-4:00pm**
  • Asynchronous- Assignments completed by- February 15, 2023

**Attendance and full participation in orientation is required. NO EXCEPTIONS.

What’s in it for me? 7.5 CEUs, access to student course, $250 stipend, 942 college and career readiness endorsement on license (Click here to see qualifications.)

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

Registration Deadline: November 4, 2022

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. THE NEXT PROGRAM WILL BE OFFERED IN SUMMER 2023.

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Master Teacher of Economics 2.0 (ONLINE!)

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 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.

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For: High school teachers and Middle School US History teachers.

Where: The MTE is an online course (estimated 75 hours).

Requirements:

  • Attendance and full participation in Orientation Session
  • Web-connected device (e.g., computer, tablet, smartphone)
  • Ability to download and upload documents
  • Microphone and camera

When: February 4, 2023 – April 28, 2023

  • Synchronous- Orientation; virtual via Zoom- Saturday, February 4, 2023 9:00am-12:00pm**
  • Asynchronous- Assignments completed by- April 28, 2023

**Attendance and full participation in orientation is required. NO EXCEPTIONS.

What’s in it for me?: 7.5 CEUs, access to student course, $500 stipend, 193 economics endorsement on license (Click here to see qualifications.)

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

Registration Deadline: January 27, 2023

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Sponsored by:

Mississippi Department of Education

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Master Teacher of Entrepreneurship 2.0 (ONLINE!)

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!

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For: Middle school and high school teachers.

Where: The MTEnt is an online course (estimated 75 hours).

Requirements:

  • Attendance and full participation in Orientation Session
  • Web-connected device (e.g., computer, tablet, smartphone)
  • Ability to download and upload documents
  • Microphone and camera

When: TBA

  • Synchronous- Orientation; virtual via Zoom- TBA**
  • Asynchronous- Assignments completed by- TBA

**Attendance and full participation in orientation is required. NO EXCEPTIONS.

What’s in it for me?: 7.5 CEUs, access to student course, $250 stipend, 915 entrepreneurship endorsement on license (Click here to see qualifications.)

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

Registration Deadline: TBA

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. THE NEXT CLASS IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR SUMMER 2023.

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Sponsored by:

Mississippi Department of Education

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Master Teacher of Personal Finance 2.0 (ONLINE!)

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 the MCEE Personal Finance Challenge Online. 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 and the Mississippi Department of Education.

Click here to view a sample syllabus.

For: Middle school and high school teachers

Where: The MTPF is an online course (approximately 75 hours).

Requirements:

  • Attendance and full participation in Orientation Session
  • Web-connected device (e.g., computer, tablet, smartphone)
  • Ability to download and upload documents
  • Microphone and camera

When: November 9, 2022 – February 15, 2023

Course Progression and Important Dates

The estimated time commitment for this course is approximately 75 hours. Teachers are expected to begin the course promptly and to move through the work in a timely manner.  Teachers not making timely progress may be dropped from the course. Teachers dropped from the course will pay the $250 fee but will be allowed to enroll in the next cohort.  

  • Start / Orientation: Wednesday, November 9, via Zoom 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm**
  • Drop date: Wednesday, December 7 (Deadline to successfully complete Module 1 and Module 2.)
  • First touch point: Wednesday, December 7, via Zoom 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Second touch point: Wednesday, January 11, via Zoom 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • End date: Wednesday, February 15.  All work due by 11:59 pm

**Attendance and full participation in orientation is required. NO EXCEPTIONS.

What’s in it for me?: 7.5 CEUs, access to student course, $250 stipend, 941 Personal Finance endorsement on license (Click here to see qualifications.)

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

Registration Deadline: November 1, 2022

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. THE NEXT PROGRAM IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR SUMMER 2023.

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Project Based Entrepreneurship (ONLINE!)

Description: The Project-Based Entrepreneurship (PBE) program is designed to spark and cultivate entrepreneurial thinking among middle and high school teachers. PBE prepares educators to teach the basics of opportunity recognition and business development, to implement experiential entrepreneurship in their classrooms, and to become champions for entrepreneurship education within their districts. The PBE program is offered as a collaborative initiative between the Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education (CEEE) at The University of Southern Mississippi and the Mississippi Council on Economic Education.

This online training equips educators to roll out school-based enterprises or to generate similar project-based learning experiences in and out of the classroom. The goal is to help our students apply an entrepreneurial mindset as they discover and explore opportunities.

For: The content is broadly applicable to all middle and high school teachers, specifically those who have an interest in innovation and entrepreneurship but don’t need the 75-hour Master Teacher of Entrepreneurship (MTEnt) course. Special Education and Alternative Education teachers, however, are encouraged instead to complete the Pathways to Entrepreneurship (P2E) program due to its tailored resources.

When: NOW! The workshop is on-demand so you may complete it all at one time or save your progress and return to it later.

Where: ONLINE!

Fee: No registration fee, materials included

Requirements: Web-connected device (e.g., computer, tablet, smartphone)

What’s in it for me? Free curriculum and 0.7 CEUs. (CEU’s will only be awarded for the first completion of the course).

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

Sponsored by:

Mississippi Department of Education

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Stock Market Game (ONLINE!)

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 (Required for all teachers that are NEW to SMG!)

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.

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

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Stock Market Game (In Person!)

Description: The Stock Market Game™ is a project-based financial education program widely used in fourth through twelfth grade classrooms nationwide to teach students the importance of saving and investing by building their financial literacy skills through an integrated curriculum and investing online market simulation. Student teams receive a virtual cash account of $100,000 to create an investment portfolio comprised of bonds, common stocks listed on national exchanges, exchange traded funds, and mutual funds with the goal of developing portfolios that outperform portfolios of other student teams. The Stock Market Game™ teaches students cooperation, communication, and leadership skills as they relate to long-term saving and investing knowledge to financial news and current events.  

The in-person teacher PD workshop topics may include:

  • Getting the Game Started
  • Understanding the Rules of the Game
  • Registration Mechanics and Process for Students
  • Conducting Market Research
  • Understanding Portfolio Investment
  • Diversification Basics

SMG @ JSU Workshop Flyer

For: 4th-12th grade teachers in Title 1 schools (See list of eligible schools here)

Where: Jackson State University, Jackson, MS

Requirements:  

  • Attendance at the full workshop
  • Must participate with students in the Stock Market Game during the 2022-2023 school year

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023; 9 am – 3 pm  

What’s in it for me? Lesson Plans, Lunch, 0.5 CEUs at no cost  

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

Registration Deadline: January 20, 2023; 12:00pm 

Sponsored by: FINRA Investor Education Foundation

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Teaching Personal Finance in Middle School

Description: Coach Hite is back again with a new workshop about Teaching Personal Finance in Middle School! The Workshop will cover budgeting, savings, investing, games and MORE!

Teaching Personal Finance in Middle School Workshop Flyer

For: K-12th grade Mississippi Teachers 

Where: Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS  

Requirements:  

  • Attendance at the full workshop
  • Web-connected device (e.g., computer, tablet, smartphone)

When: Saturday, February 25, 2023; 9:00am-3:00pm  

What’s in it for me? $50 stipend, lesson plans, lunch, 0.5 CEUs at no cost

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

Registration Deadline: February 24, 2023; Noon

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