A lot of posts recently seem to lean towards wanting the schools to teach real life lessons,, I've tried to explain that at times we do. Here is a training I'll be helping out at, I think it is an important one and will serve our students in the future if put to good use. 1.29.2010 SAVE THE DATE! FREE Teachers workshop Las Cruces Farm and Ranch Museum 4100 Dripping Springs Rd Las Cruces, NM 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. This teachers workshop will focus on the concepts and principles involved in managing personal finances. You will learn how to help students become better decision makers in todays economy. Topics such as budgeting, saving, investment, debt management and the importance of economic and personal finance education will be part of the program. Free classroom activities and materials will be provided. Please visit www.nmjumpstart.org for additional information.