EconomicsWisconsin and its Centers for Economic Education offer development programs and seminars to help teachers pass on economic information to their students in a fun and educational way. These seminars focus on Council for Economic Education curricula and help guide educators in streamlining these teachings in their present curriculum.

12th Annual Get Your Students Pumped Up for Personal Finance & Economics!

October 19th at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI

This one-day conference at Lambeau Field is geared to support K-12 teachers and community outreach educators, or anyone with an interest in enhancing the financial and economic literacy of individuals (young or old) within their community. Network with leaders in the field of financial literacy and economic education, ranging from: college professors, K-12 teachers, private foundations, members of the financial services industry, regulatory agencies, and others who share your passion. Among those presenting are college professors with expertise in personal financial and economics education, fellow K-12 teachers with years of experience teaching these disciplines, as well as financial industry veterans. Fifteen sessions will be offered including a strand focusing on teaching financial literacy to the community. Registration is $65.00.

ASET Turns 29!

November 29th at Briggs & Stratton, Milwaukee, WI

Join us for the 29th Annual Association of School Economics Teachers (ASET) Conference November 29th.  Registration is only $29! We’re featuring new timely topics and a very special award for a very special educator and friend. Yes, we’re bestowing this year’s James Flora Teaching Award on (drumroll, please) Tim O’ Driscoll. Tim, the longtime force behind ASETs past, will come out of retirement to accept the Flora Award, in honor of his lifetime achievements in economics education.Topics and speakers will include:

  • FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data) Dashboards and The Econ Lowdown: They’re the Real Deal
    • Kris Bertelsen, Ph.D., Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • Understanding Fiscal Responsibility: More Lessons to be Learned
    • National speaker Doug Young will follow up his presentation at the Lambeau Teachers Conference with a talk that focuses on key lessons that are sure to engage your students.
  • Financial Literacy: It Make$ Cents!
    • Amanda Gasper, Financial Literacy Coordinator for UW-La Crosse’s award-winning It Make$ Cents! Program, will share personal finance resources you can introduce to your classroom.

We’re celebrating ASET’s 29th Anniversary with a lower $29 registration fee!