Center for Economic Education

Workshop Schedule

The mission of the MDC Center for Economic Education is to inspire students so that they will become effective participants in the economy, successful entrepreneurs, responsible consumers and wise investors. The Center pursues this mission by providing professional development opportunities in economics, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy to teachers in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.

Sign up for our workshops by sending an email with your name (first and last), school name and the workshop title to Kemi Arosanyin: karosany@mdc.edu. For more information, call 305-237-6484.

Spring 2018 Workshops

Workshop Who Can Attend? Date Time Location Description

 

Innovation in Entrepreneurship

 

 

Open to the public

 

February 24, 2018

 

9:00am – 12:00pm

 

Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus, K-413

This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the concepts of business and entrepreneurship and how both can be used as a vehicle for creating wealth and promoting social and economic well-being.

 

Teaching Entrepreneurship

 

 

High School Teachers

 

April 6, 2018

 

9:00am – 12:00pm

 

Miami Dade College – North Campus, Building 1, Room 1107

This workshop is designed for high school teachers across all disciplines who wish to incorporate elements of entrepreneurship into their curriculum. Participants will receive instructional materials and innovative lesson plans that can be incorporated in any discipline.

 

Personal
Finance 101

 

 

Open to the public

 

April 14, 2018

 

9:00am – 12:00pm

 

Miami Dade College – InterAmerican Campus, Room 6024

This workshop is designed to teach participants how to successfully navigate the financial decisions they must face on a day to day basis.  Participants will learn to make informed decisions related to career exploration, budgeting, banking, credit, insurance, spending, financing postsecondary education, taxes, savings and investing, buying/leasing a vehicle, and living independently.

 

Teaching Financial Literacy

 

K-12 Teachers

 

April 21, 2018

 

9:00am – 12:00pm

 

Miami Dade College – InterAmerican Campus, Room 6024

This workshop is designed for K-12 teachers, across all disciplines.  Help your students learn about Financial Literacy with resources created by the Florida Council on Economic Education and the National Council for Economic Education.

 

AP Macroeconomics Student Review Session

 

High School Students & Teachers

 

April 26, 2018

 

4:00pm – 7:00pm

 

Miami Dade College – West Campus, Room 1102

In preparation for the AP Macro Exam on May 16, students will refresh their knowledge and learn specific test taking tips and strategies in this session led by James Chasey, a 33 year high school economics teacher with 22 years of experience grading AP Economics exams.