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Economics for Educators

Friday, April 20 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Vogel Community Room (second floor of the DeWitt Learning Commons)
Northwestern College   
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$25 refundable registration fee
Registration fee reserves your spot at the conference and will be refunded after you attend  

$95 License Renewal credit | $150 Graduate credit (optional credit available)

Lunch and refreshments provided

Register to attend

Register and mail your refundable check by April 17

Rejuvenate Your Economics Class 

Learn ways to incorporate new economics standards into your classroom and connect with other k-12 educators. Dr. Don Fell, Professor & Institute Director with Foundation for Teaching Economics, and Professor Erica Vonk (special project consultant), Northwestern College Business Department, will share how to rejuvenate your economics class with a focus on the Iowa Social Studies Standards.

Learn new strategies to teach and help students apply their learning in various topics, including:

  • Teaching the Dynamics of Demand and Supply
  • Review of the Foundations of the Study of Economics
  • Applying the Concepts of Elasticity, Price Ceilings, and Price Floors
  • Economic Goals – The Roadmap for an Economy
  • Keeping Current: A Look at the Federal Reserve and its Role in the Economy
  • Teaching About International Trade


To register, complete the online form, then mail your $25 refundable check postmarked by April 17th to Northwestern College, memo Economics for Educators:

Northwestern College 
Graduate School & Adult Learning
101 7 th  St. SW
Orange City IA, 51041

Your check will be returned at the conclusion of the conference, upon full completion of attendance.