Virginia Commonwealth University

Workshop Description

Personal Finance Institute

Teaching or planning to teach personal finance? This five-day institute will deepen your knowledge in all aspects of personal finance and provide many ready-to-use classroom resources.

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Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Economic Education

Aug 07, 2017 - Aug 11, 2017
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
VCU, Snead Hall
301 W. Main St.
Richmond, Virginia 23284-4000
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Grade Level: High School
Potential Recertification Credits: 40

This institute is particularly helpful for those teaching the personal finance portion of high school Economics and Personal Finance as it covers detailed content instruction including banking, credit, consumer rights and responsibilities, insurance, taxes, and financial planning. Content instruction is delivered by experts from the various fields and participants receive curricula for use in the classroom. Teachers also take the W!SE Financial Literacy test and have the opportunity to earn this Teacher Certification at no charge.

Participants receive a number of resources for use in the classroom including a Virtual Economics Version 4.5 flash drive with over 1,400 activity-based lessons searchable by grade and topic, 51 key economic concepts, and a glossary with over 500 terms. ($160 value). Lunch and refreshments provided.

In addition to WISE certification, a participant who completes the institute and receives a passing grade on the post-test is recognized as a VCEE Certified Educator: Personal Finance.

Parking, light breakfast, and lunch are provided each day.


Fee: NO CHARGE, however $0.00 refundable fee required

Registration is not complete until a check payable to VCEE for a $0.00 refundable deposit is received. The deposit will be returned uncashed after you complete the workshop. Mail the check to:

Attn: Page Ritter
Center for Economic Education
Virginia Commonwealth University
Snead Hall
301 West Main Street/Box 844000
Richmond, VA 23284-4000


Instructor: Stephen H. Day, Director
Contact Person:
Stephen H. Day, Director
Center for Economic Education
Virginia Commonwealth University
(804) 828-1628
shday@vcu.edu

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