Middle and high school teachers and counselors! 
Help students prepare for and make informed decisions about education, career and debt.

Life After High School: Navigating education, career and debt is an important workshop provided at no charge and held at VCEE’s affiliated university-based Centers for Economic Education:

Oct 20, 2017, 9am-3pm    Old Dominion University
Feb 16, 2018, 8:30am – 3:30pm  Lynchburg College, held in Danville at Institute for Advanced Learning Research
Feb 16
, 2018, 9am – 3:30pm   Virginia Commonwealth University

Workshops and resources will assist teachers in helping students make informed decisions about:

  • setting goals and making choices, decision-making models to weigh costs & benefits and tradeoffs
  • investing in yourself
  • choosing a post-graduation path: college, another education avenue or career
  • choosing a college and a major
  • paying for higher education – loans, grants and scholarships – what to consider and how to apply
  • managing money and controlling debt

A representative from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond will also provide an overview of  Invest in What’s Next. This online course allows students to explore their options and develop a budget and plan that works for them.

Click here for a Life After High School resource packet. For more information, contact Sarah Hopkins Finley at  shfinley@vcu.edu 804.827.1211.

Thanks to sponsors of the Fund for Teaching Excellence who make VCEE Institutes, including these workshops, possible at no charge to teachers or school divisions.