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Family Financial Fun Night combines financial education with fun

Financial fun nightThe Barker Center for Economic Education's staff, along with twenty-five University of Akron education majors from the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education, collaborated with volunteers from Wells Fargo and the Council for Economic Education to bring a family financial fun night to the Mary M. Bethune School in East Cleveland, Ohio, on November 6. The K-8 public school, in the Cleveland Municipal School District (CMSD), services an economically distressed neighborhood, where 100% of students that attend the school are identified as financially disadvantaged by the Ohio Department of Education. The event had over fifty-two youth and twenty-three families participate.

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Gain access to a pilot interactive standards-based curriculum that blends entrepreneurship and STEM education in grades 6-12. Curriculum and expert faculty instruction on its implementation will be provided, and certificates of completion for contract hours provide to those that register.

2020-21 Programming

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Enspire Fall Fest Teacher Institute

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4th Annual Diversitas Financial Planning Symposium

Tues., October 27th, 12-3pm ET

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Blending Entrepreneurship & STEM: Think Tank to Shark Tank (National Rollout)

*Available for discounted graduate credit ($200 per hour)



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