A personal finance workshop for Granite State teachers
May 10, 2018 Fidelity Investments Merrimack NH campus
In 2015, we introduced a teacher training event that was a little different than our previous MoneySmarts teacher conferences. Our intention was to change up our annual program and present something a little different from other one-day workshops for personal finance teachers.
We are grateful that Classroom Connections will once again be sponsored and hosted by our friends at Fidelity Investments.
Date and Location
This Year’s Sessions
Enhancing Your Earning Capacity
Is it worth your while to continue on with professional development opportunities? When is a good time to plan for retirement? Have you considered how withholdings and deductions impact your income tax and cash flow? Being aware of your options can help you build endurance to make proactive adjustments during the changing stages of your life and career cycles. Fidelity Investment Associates will present this workshop based on the Jump$tart Financial Foundations for Educators™ model.
Everybody has heard about Bitcoin, but did you know that are over 1500 crytocurrencies? What are they? How do they work? What’s the future? Atty. Michael J. Schowalter from the law firm of Rath, Young and Pignatelli who has extensive experience in cyber security will provide us with the foundational knowledge on this emerging phenomena.
MoneySKILL® educates students of all ages on the basic understanding of money-management fundamentals. The course includes the content areas of income, expenses, saving and investing, credit, and insurance. Built-in quizzes test students’ grasp of each concept. Two versions are available: High School/College and Middle School level.
The only personal finance education site that features a real-time stock market simulation AND integrated Personal Finance/Economics/Business curriculum. Teachers choose the curriculum they want their students to complete, and every time their students log into to check on their stock portfolio they are prompted to access the lessons and take “pop-quizzes” in order to progress through the required activities.
Special Luncheon Speaker!
Paul McGhee, PhD is President of The Laughter Remedy in Wilmington, Delaware. His scientific contributions to the field of humor research make him unique among those who currently work as professional speakers discussing the importance of building more humor into your life. He has published 15 books and many scientific articles on humor and is internationally recognized for his contributions in this distinct arena.
Networking, Classroom Resources and Professional Development
In addition to the content sessions, we will have classroom resources available as well as the opportunity to share best practices with other teachers from across the state. Six (6) professional development hours will be provided for attending this year’s event.
For teachers traveling more than 60 miles, we are once again able to provide free hotel accommodations near the workshop.
NH Jump$tart will supply substitute teacher reimbursement for you or your school up to $50.