Workshops- Middle School

Master Teacher of Entrepreneurship (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!

For: Middle school and high school teachers

Where: The MTEnt is an online course (75 hours). There will be one synchronous online orientation class meeting on 1/30/21 OR 2/1/21 (your choice) and the remainder of your work will be done online asynchronously to be completed by April 30, 2021.

Requirements:

When: Orientation Saturday, January 30, 2021 OR Monday, February 1, 2021 (your choice); Synchronous; Online**

**Attendance at Orientation is REQUIRED.

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: Friday, January 22, 2021

Registration is closed.

Sponsored by:

Mississippi Department of Education

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Master Teacher of Personal Finance (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 MCEE student programs, i.e. the Finance Challenge. 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 $250 stipend (payable upon successful completion of the course).

For: Middle school and high school teachers

Where: The MTPF is an online course (45 hours). There will be one synchronous online orientation class meeting on Thursday, January 14, 2021 and the remainder of your work will be done online asynchronously to be completed by Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Requirements:

When: Orientation- Thursday, January 14, 2021; Synchronous; Online**

**Attendance at Orientation is REQUIRED.

What’s in it for me?: 4.5 CEUs, lesson plans, $250 stipend

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

Registration Deadline: Monday, January 11, 2021

Registration is closed.

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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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