Welcome to Our New Director

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The Center is pleased to announcement the selection of Dr. Brad Maguth, associate professor in the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education, as its new Director, effective January 1, 2018. Maguth recently commented on his appointment, “I am humbled and deeply grateful to The University of Akron for its confidence to recommend me as the next Director of the H.K Barker Center for Economic Education. The Barker Center is a point of pride for our University, and now more than ever, it is essential we prepare educators, youth, and the larger community with key understandings in economic education.” He further encouraged the Center’s supporters to “Spread the word that the Barker Center will soon be open for business offering in-demand programming for our community and its Pk-12 partners.”

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The H. Kenneth Barker Center for Economic Education
Akron, OH 44325-4210
(330) 972-7763

Dr. Brad Maguth, Director

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