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Economics Classes Offered for Wisconsin Teachers
NOV. 5, 2004--Flexible online courses with partial tuition reimbursement
are being offered to current Wisconsin teachers who are interested in
Coordinated by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Extension Office,
the courses are sponsored by EconomicsWisconsin and offered for graduate
credit through all University of Wisconsin institutions.
Offered online, these classes are developed and taught by UW faculty involved
in EconomicsWisconsin, who are associated with the Centers for Economic
Education at the University of Wisconsin campuses.
teachers, said Brian Schultz, a professor of economics at UW-River Falls
and state program director of EconomicsWisconsin. The classes explore
contemporary and historical issues in economics and include teaching and
learning resources appropriate for middle- and high-school students. Course
material and activities will be related to Wisconsin Academic Standards
in economics for grades 8 and 12.
Teachers can qualify for partial tuition reimbursement if employed by
a Wisconsin school. Upon successful completion of the course, teachers
can receive a reimbursement of $100 per credit toward a maximum of $300.
EconomicsWisconsin, in conjunction with the Center for International Business
Education and Research (CIBER) and Proctor & Gamble Paper Products
Company, make tuition reimbursement possible. Since 1963, EconomicsWisconsin
has been helping elementary and secondary education teachers to gain competence
and confidence teaching about the free-market economy.
For more information, view www.economicswisconsin.org;
contact the UW-Stevens Point Extension Office at 1-800-898-9472, firstname.lastname@example.org;
or contact Brian Schultz at 715-425-3335 or email@example.com.
Tuesday, 22-Jun-2010 16:21:17 Central Daylight Time