Professional Development

EconomicsWisconsin and its academic partners from major universities e-learningoffer a variety of professional development opportunities to assist teachers to  inform and educate students on economic concepts in a fun, interactive and thought-provoking way.   We strive to give teachers resources, activities and actionable strategies to use in the classroom.

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

This one day conference held on Friday, October 23rd within the iconic Lambeau FieldLambeau Field Atrium is geared toward K-12 educators and financial coaches looking to enhance their knowledge and skills in educating individuals in personal finance and economics. With the introduction of new educational standards in economics and personal finance this is the year to be in Green Bay! Last year, attendees gave the overall conference experience an almost perfect rating of 4.8 out of 5.0!
Highlights of the day include:
  • Appearance by Green Bay Packers President and Honorary EconomicsWisconsin Board Member, Mark Murphy.
  • The presentation of the EconomicsWisconsin Excellence in Teaching Award for Economics and Personal Finance.
  • We are proud to again partner with the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions and the Governor’s Financial Literacy Council on this annual conference.

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Our sponsors and partners are key to making this conference possible.  We thank them for their support of educators statewide.

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Economics & Personal Finance Free Webinars 

Through the Council for Economic Education, we regularly offer thoughtful and useful webinars throughout the year for your professional development taught by experienced educators and university faculty to apply economics thinking to a variety of social studies subjects and expert personal finance education.   Watch them live or later on your own schedule.  See a listing of our upcoming webinars.

Economics Educator Forum

Annual workshop in February/March providing focused professional development on teaching economics with lesson plans, curriculum and a deeper dive into concepts with educators committed to learning more about economics, our economy and its impact on our society. This annual event is held in the Milwaukee/Waukesha area.