2011.06.03 > For Immediate Release
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Seminars for Area Business and Social Studies Teachers to Focus on Economic Issues
Omaha - Editor’s note: The seminar is not open to the public, but members of the local media are invited to attend.
The Center for Economic Education at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) will host two, daylong seminars on state, national and international economic issues for local middle and high school teachers on Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23.
Economics content, teaching strategies and curriculum materials will be presented at each of the seminars, which run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days at Union Pacific Headquarters, 1416 Dodge Street, in downtown Omaha.
The two-day event is hosted with support from the Nebraska Council on Economic Education and Union Pacific Railroad.
The seminar’s presenters include the following:
• Chris Decker, UNO Department of Economics Associate Professor
• James Dick, UNO Department of Teacher Education Professor
• Jason Henderson, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City-Omaha Branch Vice President and Branch Manager
• Kenneth Kriz, UNO School of Public Administration Associate Professor
• Erin Redemske, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City-Omaha Branch Senior Public Affairs Specialist
• Mary Lynn Reiser, UNO Center for Economic Education
• Mark Winkler, Union Pacific Railroad General Director of Budgeting
For more information or to register, contact Mary Lynn Reiser, UNO Center for Economic Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (402) 554-2357. Registrations are due Friday, June 10.
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