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BizKid$ Registration is Now Open

Calling all Middle School Teachers! This amazing entrepreneurship program is just for you!

We are very excited to invite your school to participate in the BizKid$ Middle School Entrepreneurship Program this fall. We hope you will identify teachers or club leaders in your school that would benefit from this amazing program. Participating BizKid$ students will have the opportunity to apply and develop skills in teamwork, creativity, business, entrepreneurship and economics.

IDEAL FOR:

  • Social Studies Teachers
  • STEM Teachers
  • After School Clubs
  • Technology Teachers
  • Academic Clubs

BENEFITS & INCENTIVES

• Students mentored by business professionals
• $250 in award-winning curriculum
• Substitute and transportation reimbursements and stipends for training and competition
• $100 teacher stipend for completing the program
• $500 teacher prize for winning team
• Swag bag and door prizes

Click Here for More Information and to Register for the 2018 Fall Program >>>

Summer Professional Development

From Environmental Science to Math in the Real World we’ve got you covered in how to weave personal finance and economics into your classroom.

Click Here to view the full Professional Development Summer Schedule >>>

It’s Time to Nominate Your Outstanding Economic Student!

The Oklahoma Council on Economic Education and the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Oklahoma City Branch are invite Oklahoma high schools to participate in the eighth annual Outstanding Economics Student Awards Program. We believe these awards recognize outstanding students and highlight the importance of an economic way of thinking. The awards are part of the comprehensive economic education programs of the Oklahoma Council on Economic Education and the Federal Reserve Bank.

Each school is invited to honor one student. Your honored student, his or her parents or guardians (maximum of two persons), and a representative of your school will be invited to attend a dinner and awards ceremony at the Federal Reserve Bank in Oklahoma City on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Packet link is below.

Questions?
Please contact Jessie Blackwell at
405.270.8619 or jessie.blackwell@kc.frb.org

Deadline to nominate your student is: Friday, April 13, 2018.

For more information, including the nomination form, please download the 2018 OESA Packet.

 

Using Better Money Habits Videos to Teach Personal Finance

USE A SERIES OF POWERFUL VIDEOS TO ENGAGE STUDENTS IN PERSONAL FINANCE

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
9 AM to 3 PM

Learn how to use a library of highly engaging videos produced by Khan Academy to teach middle and high school students about personal finance. These practical, standards-aligned personal finance lessons connect videos from Bank of America’s Better Money Habits to activities from CEE’s award-winning Financial Fitness for Life curriculum. Topics cover budgeting, saving, credit, debt and meeting financial goals.

  • Lesson Demonstrations
  • Sub Reimbursements Provided
  • FREE with Lunch Provided

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER