Sponsored by Middle Tennessee State University Center for Economic Education, the Nashville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and Tennessee Jump$tart Coalition partner organizations
Thursday, March 6, 2014
9 a.m.–3 p.m. (ET)
Location: Park Vista Hotel, Gatlinburg, TN
Help your students develop a plan for their future! Learn about resources and strategies for teaching middle school students about postsecondary education and careers. This session highlights personal finance concepts, goal-setting strategies, online education, and career resources, integrating Common Core and related Tennessee standards. The program includes free supplemental resources. Educators are highly encouraged to bring their own technology to take full advantage of the session.
This session is appropriate for library media specialists, guidance counselors, and classroom teachers wanting to help students prepare for their futures. A grant that Middle Tennessee State University received from the U.S. Department of Education will cover substitute teacher expenses for middle school educators attending the training.
The program is conducted in partnership among Middle Tennessee State University Center for Economic Education, the Nashville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and Tennessee Jump$tart Coalition partner organizations.
The program provides continental breakfast and lunch. There is no charge for this program, but registration is required as space is limited.
For more information, please contact Jackie Morgan at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 615-251-7239.
|8:30 a.m.||Check-in, networking, and continental breakfast|
|9:00||Welcome, introductions, and overview|
|9:30||Connecting to the Tennessee standards|
|9:45||Human capital exercise
College4tn.gov: account set-up, interest inventory, and potential careers
|11:15||Career exploration and outlook
|Noon||Networking lunch (provided)|
|12:45 p.m.||Online resources|
|2:00||Personal finance concepts and additional resources|
|3:00||Evaluations, certificates, and adjourn|