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EconVersations for Middle and High School Teachers -  Fiscal Responsibility: Should We Balance the Budget?


Dr. Phil VanFossen, Associate Director, Purdue Center for Economic Education, and J.F. Ackerman Professor of Social Studies Education

Mr. Scott Smith, Economics and Government Teacher at Benton Central Jr. Sr. High School

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

5:15 - 7:30 p.m.

MCL Cafeteria, 521 Sagamore Parkway W., West Lafayette, IN

Registration is closed for this event.

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*Note to Teachers: Workshops provided by the Purdue Center for Economic Education will typically count towards the Professional Growth Plans of participating teachers whose plans feature elementary of elementary education, social studies, economics, or business education.  Contact hours will determine the number of points earned by workshop participants toward the acquisition of skills and content identified on the Professional Growth Plan.