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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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SATURDAY, JULY 18TH, 2020

9:00-10:30AM

A UNIVERSITY OF AKRON WEBINAR

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.

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2019-20 Programming

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Entrepreneurship & STEM Education: Teacher Workshop
University of Akron

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July 18, 2020
9:00 am - 10:30am