Center for Economic Education

Workshop Schedule

The MDC Center for Economic Education (CEE) provides professional development workshops focused on economics, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. Please review our current listing of workshops and then register below.

Register for Workshops

2018-2019 Workshop Schedule

Workshop Who Can Attend? Date Time Location Description
Teaching Financial Literacy (MPP) Middle & High School Teachers October 26 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus,
K-413
Teachers across all disciplines will be equipped with resources created by the National Council for Economic Education on Financial Literacy fundamentals.
MDC CEE at MDCSS Conference (MPP) K-12 Teachers November 6 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM TBD Financial Literacy workshops for K-12 teachers during the Annual Miami Dade Council for Social Studies Conference.
Exploring Signature Programs in Economic Education K-12 Teachers November 14 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Miami Dade College – InterAmerican Campus,
Room 6025
Teachers will learn about existing resources and programs from state and national organizations, including opportunities to participate in competitions with monetary prizes available for teachers and students in Spring 2019.
Exploring Signature Programs in Economic Education K-12 Teachers December 5 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Miami Dade College – InterAmerican Campus,
Room 6025
Teachers will learn about existing resources and programs from state and national organizations, including opportunities to participate in competitions with monetary prizes available for teachers and students in Spring 2019.
Economics of Chocolate* (MPP) Elementary School Teachers January 18 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Miami Dade College – InterAmerican Campus, Room 401 An award-winning workshop with innovative curriculum and creative activities designed to introduce basic economics concepts to young students (K-5). Topics covered include resources, scarcity, opportunity cost, trade/exchange, and producers/consumers.
Economics of Trade and China* (MPP)
Middle & High School Teachers March 14 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM Miami Dade College – InterAmerican Campus, Room 401

Teachers will learn how to introduce the concept of global trade to their students using examples exploring the US relationship with China.
Economic Effects
of Scientific Discoveries (MPP)
Middle & High School Teachers April 11 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus,
R-402/403

Teachers will learn how to evaluate major scientific discoveries that have yielded large-scale economic growth while introducing fundamental economics concepts.
AP Macroeconomics Review Session for Teachers and Students High School Economics Teachers & Students
April 25 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Miami Dade College – West Campus, Room 1102
A student review session designed to provide expert content training, test taking tips and strategies for teachers and high school students in preparation for the upcoming Advanced Placement Exam in Macroeconomics. 

MPP = Available for Master Plan Points through Miami Dade County Public Schools District.
*Delivered in collaboration with Florida Atlantic University's Center for Economic Education.

For more information, call 305-237-6484 or email Kemi Arosanyin at karosany@mdc.edu.