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 you access to W!SE certification.

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Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Economic Education

Aug 03, 2022 - Aug 09, 2022
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, August 3, 4, and 5, 8:30 - 5:00
Monday, August 8, 8:30 - 5:00
Tuesday, August 9, 8:30 - 4:00

Virginia Credit Union
7500 Boulder View Dr.
North Chesterfield, VA 23225
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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. It covers detailed content instruction including banking, credit, consumer rights and responsibilities, insurance, taxes, financial planning and planning for further education after high school. 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.  Teachers who complete the entire institute and pass the W!SE certification will also be recognized as VCEE Certified Personal Finance Educators.

Participants receive a number of resources for use in the classroom including the newly-updated Virtual Economics Version 5.0 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).

Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments provided. 40 hours of recertification credit available.


Additional Information:

This institute will be primarily in-person.

Instructor: Dr. Stephen Day, with guest presenters
Contact Person:
Stephen Day
Center for Economic Education
Virginia Commonwealth University
(804) 828-1628

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