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Events

VOTE Class
Tucson, AZ

No background or experience in economics needed! This fun, fascinating, entertaining class will teach you what all the debates are about in the news, on social media, and in politics. Why do we disagree? What do radicals, conservatives, and liberals have to offer as solutions to our country’s problems? And most importantly, what do YOU think should be done? Taught by Amy S. Cramer, Ph.D. Classes are held at the Pima Community College, West Campus.

  • Aug 22 – Oct 16, 2018, Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:45am - 12:35pm
  • Oct 17 – Dec 16, 2018, Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:45am - 12:35pm
  • Aug 28 – Dec 16, 2018, Tuesdays from 5:45pm - 8:25pm

Register for ECN 150 at https://www.pima.edu


VOTE Teachers Series
Tucson, AZ

Free Registration • Free Meals • Free Materials • Travel Reimbursement • Gifts • 7 Credits for Professional Development for some Arizona teachers

Voices On The Economy (VOTE) Teachers Series is a two-year, rolling admission certification program.  Each day-long workshop covers one of the 12 issues of the VOTE Program. It’s relevant for teachers who want new ways to engage students in lively discussions about the most relevant issues we face as a nation. Appropriate for  educators in all subject areas, from middle school through university.  No previous knowledge of economics is required. Taught by Amy S. Cramer, Ph.D. Workshops are held at the Pima Community College, West Campus, from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Health Care: Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • Retirement Security: Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • Income Distribution: Saturday, February 16, 2019
  • Economic Stability: Saturday, April 13, 2019

The VOTE Program Teachers Series is sponsored by the Thomas R. Brown Foundations and Pima Community College.

Register Now – Space Is Limited! https://brownfoundations.org/events/2018/5/30/vote-health-care


One-Day VOTE Workshop for Educators
Phoenix Area, AZ

Expand your understanding of economic issues in public discourse. The VOTE Program is unique in presenting alternative perspectives of economic issues through informative, entertaining, and experiential learning. VOTE workshops are recommended for middle and high school teachers of social studies, history, government, civics, business, economics, mathematics, science, and language arts.

A discussion of conservative, liberal, and radical perspectives in modern policy discourse; and participant .modeling of activities for immediate use in the classroom. No previous knowledge of economics is required. Taught by Amy S. Cramer, Ph.D.  This workshop will be held at Paradise Valley Community College. $25 Registration fee includes 6 hours of Professional Development credit and lunch

  • Health Care: September 29, 2018

This workshop is sponsored by the Arizona Council on Economic Education (ACEE). To Register:  http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07efi9hdkj0b5ffb7b&llr=mwireqcab


Council on Economic Education Conference
Atlanta, GA

An interactive multimedia look at Income Distribution through conservative, liberal, and radical lenses. This session Includes an examination, through active role-playing, of their respective policy positions.

  • Income Distribution in Three Acts: Friday, October 5, 2018

To Register: https://www.councilforeconed.org/events/cee-national-conference/register/


Champions in Education Awards Dinner
Scottsdale, AZ

VOTE’s Amy S. Cramer, Ph.D., will receive the Arizona Council on Economic Education’s (ACEE) Economic Education Leadership Award.

  • Champions in Education Dinner: November 14, 2018, 6:00 p.m.

To Register: http://azecon.org/2018-champions-in-education.html