Teacher Professional Development

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 8:00am to Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 11:59pm

These two 5-week online courses will introduce teachers to the MCEE Global Food Challenge’s Food Safety and Food Security Units.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, August 25, 2017 - 11:30pm

This 10-week online course is intended for teachers who want to build or enhance their content knowledge and skills in teaching microeconomics.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, August 25, 2017 - 11:30pm

This 10-week online course is intended for teachers who want to build or enhance their content knowledge and skills in teaching macroeconomics.

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, July 14, 2017 - 4:00pm

This one-week, 2 graduate credit course for elementary teachers covers the sequence of MN social studies standards in economics and personal finance at the elementary level with matching classroom-ready lessons and activities to teach these concepts. 

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, July 14, 2017 - 4:00pm

This one-week course immerses teachers in design thinking and lean startup methodology concepts using a hands-on curriculum to promote entrepreneurship with their students.

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, July 21, 2017 - 4:00pm

This one-week, 2 credit graduate course helps prepare educators to teach high school economics, providing a solid introduction to the high school MN academic standards in economics, the first half of the week focuses on microeconomics and the second half focuses on macroeconomics.