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Stavros Center Programs, Workshops and Seminars

The Stavros Center hosts numerous professional development opportunities throughout the year for K-12 educators to assist them with implementing economic education and financial literacy curriculum into their classrooms. 

We look forward to having you join us for exciting professional development activities. Below you will find a list of current programs and workshops for educators. For more information about upcoming workshops and seminars, please contact us.

Upcoming WORKSHOPS

IS COLLEGE WORTH THE DIME? BUDGETING FOR COLLEGE WITH A HEALTHY FINANCIAL LOOK AT THE FUTURE.

  • October 4, 2022
  • 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • USF Stavros Center, 4111 USF Willow Drive, Tampa
  • A Light dinner will be provided
  • Career Interest Assessments for Elementary, Middle and High School Students
  • Understanding What Education is Needed for Specific Careers
  • Student Loans and College Scholarships.  What's the Real Cost

The first 30 individuals who register for and attend will be eligible for a $50 stipend.

Sponsored by State Farm

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growing champions in the classroom:  addressing the #1 sustainable development goal:  poverty

  • October 13, 2022
  • 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • USF Stavros Center, 4111 USF Willow Drive, Tampa
  • A light dinner will be provided
  • What is poverty and why should students care now?
  • Data driven poverty lessons for use in the classroom.
  • Creating empathy and safety when it comes to poverty inside and outside the classroom
  • What solutions are available to help students navigate poverty now and for the future?

The first 30 individuals who register for and attend will be eligible for a $50 stipend.

Sponsored by State Farm

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money in and money out:  financial literacy's look at taxes for all ages

  • October 27, 2022
  • 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • USF Stavros Center, 4111 USF Willow Drive, Tampa
  • A light dinner will be provided  
  • What are Taxes?  What are the different types of taxes?
  • How to File Your Taxes:  A lesson for both students and adults.
  • Where does our money really go?
  • Can Citizens Change America's Taxes?
  • The Government's spending habits, how easy is it to balance the budget?

The first 30 individuals who register for and attend will be eligible for a $50 stipend.

Sponsored by State Farm

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SUSTAINABILITY SUPERHEROES TEACHER WORKSHOP:                BUY THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE:  RESPONSIBLE DECISION-MAKING FOR CONSUMERS

  • November 3, 2022
  • 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • USF Stavros Center, 4111 USF Willow Drive, Tampa
  • A light dinner will be provided

The workshop will provide educators with information and strategies to help students make responsible decisions about the goods they choose. In addition, we will examine initiatives companies are undergoing to create a more resilient future, including how manufacturing companies are using Environmental Sustainability Goals and aligning to a more resilient future for the local communities they serve. We will provide educators with design thinking and decision-making activities that translate the real world into Florida-standards-aligned lessons.

This workshop is Free, but space is limited. Registration will close on November 10, 2022.  Teachers will receive free resources.

The first 30 individuals who register for and attend will be eligible for a $50 stipend.

Sponsored by Coca Cola Beverages Florida

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EVENING WITH THE FED

  • November 9, 2022
  • 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • TECO HALL, USF College of Education, 4101 USF Willow Drive, Tampa,FL
  • A light dinner will be provided

The Evening with the Fed program provides a forum for educators and school administrators to explore current economic and financial topics that assist them in helping students translate theory into real-world lessons.  The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the University of South Florida's Gus A. Stavros Center will host a dinner and presentation for middle school, high school, and post-secondary educators.

 Sponsored by Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

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Sustainability superheroes teacher workshop:                buy the change you want to see: responsible decision-making for consumers

  • November 16, 2022
  • 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Miami Dade College, Eduardo J. Padron Campus, 627 SW 27th Ave. Rm 401, Miami
  • A light dinner will be provided

The workshop will provide educators with information and strategies to help students make responsible decisions about the goods they choose. In addition, we will examine initiatives companies are undergoing to create a more resilient future, including how manufacturing companies are using Environmental Sustainability Goals and aligning to a more resilient future for the local communities they serve. We will provide educators with design thinking and decision-making activities that translate the real world into Florida-standards-aligned lessons.

This workshop is Free, but space is limited. Registration will close on November 10, 2022.  Teachers will receive free resources.

The first 30 individuals who register for and attend will be eligible for a $50 stipend.

Sponsored by Coca Cola Beverages Florida

Click here to register for MIAMI


Holiday reading, writing and arithmetic:  budgeting and gift giving in a financially sound way

  • December 6, 2022
  • 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • USF Stavros Center, 4111 USF Willow Drive, Tampa
  • A light dinner will be provided
  • Using current events to get students to read, write and compute using financial literacy skills.
  • Is there such a thing as a smart gift giver?
  • What is so wrong with using credit cards during the holidays?  A lesson in dept for all ages.

The first 30 individuals who register for and attend will be eligible for a $50 stipend.

Sponsored by State Farm

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