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To ask about any of these activities, please contact Jamie Wagner at email jfwagner@unomaha.edu. More contact information below

Upcoming UNO center activities

2015-16 Upcoming

Fall 2015

Sept. 8-Dec.4 Fall Stock Market Game
September 9th Omaha Teller Training, US Bank
September 21st NSCSS Board Meeting
October 2nd Durham Teacher's Appreciation Night, Durham Museum
October 7-10 Council for Economic Education (CEE) Annual Meeting, St. Petersburg, FL
October 16-18 Economics Engagement in the Classroom, hosted by Nebraska Council on Economic Education, Lincoln, NE
October 21st BMIT Standards Workshop at UNO's Community Engagement Center
October 27th Financial Education Day for Benson High School with the Federal Reserve; Employability Skills Theme
Nov. 4-13 Finance Challenge
November 9-15 Money Smart Week
Nov. 19 -Dec. 4 Econ Challenge

Spring 2016

March 4-5, National Association of Economic Educators Professional Development Conference, Atlanta, GA
April 16th Finance Challenge Regional Competition, Lincoln, North Platte, Omaha
May 4th Stock Market Banquet of Champions, Lincoln, NE

Recent UNO center activities

2015

Book Study and Curriculum Development for OPS Required Economics Course
June 3 NE Career Education Conference, presentation on new teacher resources
June 9-10 Union Pacific Teacher Institute "Economic and Policy Issues in Nebraska" Why do cities give Tax Incentives & Market vs. Political Choice
June 25 Girl Scouts YWEAcheive, Presentation about credit cards and how to use them
June 26 Ne State Council for Social Studies Annual Conference, presentation on new teacher resources
July 20 Webinar for Women and Retirement with Congressman Brad Ashford
July 23 Service Learning Course Development (Laura Haynes, Monroe Middle School), presentation about VE and EconEdReviews)
July 27th Federal Reserve "Using Multimedia to Teach Economics and Personal Finance, EconEdReviews presentation
August 6th Millard High School Business Teachers Curriculum Day, VE and EconEdReviews Presentation
August 7th OPS Econ Crash Course, Presentation about VE, EconEdReviews, and other Resources
August 27th Economics in Geography and History (Steve, McCarville, Holy Name School, Presentation about VE and EconEdReviews
August 31st NSCSS Board Meeting

2014

Jan 14: Hasting College economics majors visit UNO Center for Economic Education
Jan 14: Presentation on resources for teaching economics to K-12 students
Jan 15: Quarterly Planning Meeting with State Department of Education Supervisors, Lincoln, NE
Feb 6-7: Council for Economic Education Board of Directors Meeting, New York, NY
Feb 12-13: Inside CBA High School Visitation Day, UNO/CBA
Feb 19: ESU#2 Teacher Workshop for Area Social Studies Teachers, Fremont, NE
Feb 20: Academy of Finance Sophomore Event, Mad City Money at UNO
Feb 24-25: ESU# 7 Teacher Workshop for Area Social Studies Teachers, Columbus, NE
Feb 27-Mar 1: National Association of Economic Educators Spring Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
April 3: FBLA Tour of Mammel Hall
April 19: Regional Personal Finance Challenge Competition
April 25: Outstanding School Bank Teller Recognition
May 15: Conestoga Capital Fund Student Fair and Recognition, UNO
May 19: Council for Economic Education Board of Directors Meeting, New York, NY
Aug 18 Nebraska Council for Social Studies Executive Committee meeting
Aug 19 NDE Supervisors Quarterly Planning Meeting
Sept 8 Nebraska Council for Social Studies Executive Committee meeting
Sept 17 Nebraska Financial Education Coalition Meeting
Sept 17 Academy of Finance Advisory Board Meeting
Sept 22 Council on Economic Education Board of Director Meeting Conference Call
Sept 23 Weitz Conestoga Capital Fund Planning Meeting
Sept 24 School Bank Best Practices Meeting -Lincoln
Oct 1 Federal Reserve Economic Education Advisory Board Meeting
Oct 6 Nebraska Council for Social Studies Executive Committee meeting
Oct 8 Presentation to New Center Directors, Natnl Assoc of Econ Educators Meeting- Dallas TX
Oct 9 Presentation to all Center Directors, Natnl Assoc of Econ Educators Meeting- Dallas TX
Oct 11 Executive Board, National Association of Economic Educators Meeting- Dallas TX
Oct 18 Hosted FTE Teacher Workshop "Economics of Disaster" Mammel Hall
Oct 21 NDE BMIT Teacher Workshop at ESU#3
Oct 28 AOF Senior Day at UNO Community Engagement Center
Oct 30 Council on Economic Education Visionary Awards Dinner, New York City
Oct 31 Council on Economic Education Board of Director Meeting, New York City
Nov 4 Virtual Economics Workshop, Millard Public Schools
Nov 5 Conestoga Primary Grade Level Meetings
Nov 7 Conestoga Intermediate Grade Level Meetings
Nov 10 Nebraska Council for Social Studies Executive Committee meeting
Nov 17 Waverly Accounting Student Presentation
Nov 18 Inside CBA High School Visitation
Nov 19 Inside CBA High School Visitation
Nov 19 Federal Reserve Teacher Workshop and Economic Education Advisory Board Meeting
Nov 20 Pre-service Teacher Presentation-Dr. Schaffer's Social studies Methods
Nov 20 Boys and Girls Club Stock Market Game Event
Dec 2 Virtual Economics/ NE Economics Standards Workshop ESU#2 Fremont
Dec 3 Nebraska Financial Education Coalition Meeting
Dec 8 NDE Supervisors Quarterly Planning Meeting

 

CONTACT:
Director:Jamie Wagner, Ph.D.
UNO Center for Economic Education
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
College of Business Administration Mammel Hall 332B
University of Nebraska at Omaha
6708 Pine Street
Omaha, NE 68182
Telephone: 402-554-2357; FAX 402-554-3393
Contact email jfwagner@unomaha.edu

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