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Hands-On Training for Teachers: Build High-Quality Business and Marketing Programs

Wednesday, October 17
Boalsburg, PA (near State College)
Admission: $35 for PA educators; $59 for all others
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Business Management and Finance (BMF) Fall Institute


The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) in partnership with MBA Research and Curriculum Center is offering professional development for BMF program instructors on Friday, October 19, 2018, at Embassy Suites Baltimore North – Hunt Valley, 213 International Circle, Hunt Valley, MD 21030. The registration fee is $89.00 per person. Hours for the one-day workshop will be 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Due to limited availability, registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. All registrations are due by Monday, October 1, 2018. The workshop includes on-site training; course-specific content, materials, and supplies; and lunch. Breakfast is included only for participants who stay at Embassy Suites. Costs for travel and lodging will be the responsibility of the school system.

The focus of the Fall Institute will be:

  • Strategies for using newly revised Maryland BMF curricula, including the Principles of Business Management and Entrepreneurship course guide   
  • Teaching ideas, activities, lesson plans, and best practices for the classroom
  • Networking with leaders in BMF, including secondary and post-secondary instructors and business professionals

Special rates have been negotiated at Embassy Suites. These rates will expire two weeks prior to the workshop. To reserve your hotel room, contact:

Embassy Suites Baltimore North – Hunt Valley
213 International Circle
Hunt Valley, MD 21030
(410) 584-1400
$129/night + tax
Held under “BMF Fall Training.” Call (410) 584-1400 for reservations.

MSDE invites all Career and Technology Education (CTE) Directors with BMF programs to send instructors to this one-day staff development opportunity. Credit cards, checks and Purchase Orders are accepted. Please register by Monday, October 1, 2018 followed with payment or purchase order no later than Friday, October 12, 2018. Any questions regarding registration should be directed to Marsha Dyer, Customer Service Manager, MBA Research and Curriculum Center at 614.486.6708 ext. 0 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you for your continued support of CTE in Maryland.

Hands-on Workshop: Teaching Ethical Decision-Making in Business


8:30 AM - 3:30 PM ET


MBA Research & Curriculum Center
1375 King Ave.
Columbus, OH 43212


Special thanks to the Daniels Fund for a major grant supporting the development and revision of comprehensive courses and learning modules for business and marketing education.

Ethics and ethical decision-making are the ultimate business advantage. The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative: High School program is changing the way that business administration teachers discuss ethical decisions with their students nationwide. In partnership with the Daniels Fund, MBA Research is developing new course guides and learning modules to support a wide variety of business administration courses, including those supporting programs in:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Management/Administration
  • Marketing

This brand new initiative provides tools and training to:

  • Integrate ethical decision-making throughout the curriculum
  • Introduce "business" through a new leadership course
  • Earn digital badges (micro credentials) to document achievement
  • Incorporate ethics into competitive events

Leave this one-day workshop with:

  • Greater understanding of the Daniels Fund and the Eight Ethical Principles
  • Strategies for utilizing (free) learning modules (LAPs) to deliver ethics education
  • Details for accessing content via the online MBA Learning Center
  • An understanding of (free) course guide components and their application
  • Activities and lesson plans to put into practice in the classroom
  • Access to the brand new (free) leadership course guide
  • Access to free revised course guides: 12 to be released through 2020
  • Access to free comprehensive learning modules (LAPs): 70+ through 2018
  • Specific teaching ideas
  • Teacher scholarship opportunities for in-depth training to implement new leadership course

Who should attend

This specialized workshop is designed primarily for high school business and marketing teachers who emphasize core business content.  (Not recommended for programs focused primarily on technology.) 


$189 (Member: $119) includes light lunch, breaks, and access to extensive library of instructional tools and curricula.


Click here for the group rate of $119 per night at the Courtyard Columbus OSU Marriott. 

Workshop Downloads

Below are links to PowerPoint slides and handouts used in the designated conferences, workshops, webinars, and other professional development opportunities.  These materials are copyrighted.  We are happy to make them available to you as a value-added for the PD event you attended.  However, you may not use these materials except for your own learning, without prior permission.  You may not use them as part of your own presentations unless you obtain written permission in advance.

Conclave downloads are available on the Conclave Speaker Materials page.

2017 ACTE VISION Conference

Listen: What Business Says Matters Download
In Demand... Opportunities for Students of Business Download

2016 New Advisor Workshop, International DECA Conference


2013 DECA Western Region Leadership Conference

Using DECA to Support Standards-based Instruction PowerPoint Download
Using MBA Research PowerPoint Download

2013 NCLA/ACTE "Accreditation"

Best Practice handout Download
Best Practice PowerPoint Download

GA Administrators 2012

Analysis of Student Performance - ASK Institute Certification PowerPoint Download

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