The H. Kenneth Barker Center for Economic Education
213 Crouse Hall
Akron, OH 44325-4210
(330) 972-7763 (voice)
(330) 972-5722 (fax)
Dr. Brad Maguth, Acting Director
The H. K. Barker Center for Economic Education is a nonprofit partnership of leaders from the education and business communities dedicated to economic literacy.
A primary goal of the Barker Center is to provide teachers with appropriate resources to teach economic principles in the classroom. Learn more
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This online workshop will provide teachers with a variety of online lessons, activities, and a host of strategies for promoting personal finance in the classroom. Strategies for differentiation and grade level adjustments will be provided. Using the knowledge gained in the workshop, participants will collaborate to create a unit of study for implementation within their own classrooms. The workshop starts on March 10th
Workshops are a great way to hone your skills. The Barker Center provides series of workshops at new locations each semester. Graduate credit is available for many of our workshops. Learn more
Just one of the advantages of signing up for our Newsletter is notification when new workshops become available.
From an economic business vocabulary to the definitions of types of taxes, our Economic Fast Facts is a rich resource for you in your classroom.
Giving to the Center for Economic Education is one of the most meaningful things you can do to help promote financial literacy and economic education in the region. Learn more about how you can support the Center.