There’s Still Time to Register – 2012 California Financial Literacy Conference for Educators, April 14 in San Francisco
2012 California Financial Literacy Conference for Educators
|Bringing Personal Finance Education into Classrooms
On April 14, 2012, CalCPA Institute will co-host with the CalCPA Institute and California Jump$tart Coaltion the 2012 California Financial Literacy Conference for Educators. Now in its second year, we anticipate this event will further exceed expectations! Help spread the word.
We will gather together 6—12 educators, business leaders, community groups, financial professionals, government agencies and others to empower California’s educators to fight financial illiteracy by educating a new generation of Californians to manage their finances better than generations before.
Conference Program Highlights:
- Curriculum Speed Dating that allows you to quickly overview the variety of programs available for grades 6—12.
- Financial $marts for Teachers: Relevant, objective information to help teachers manage their own finances and feel more confident about bringing programs into classrooms.
- Networking with colleagues, asking questions and comparing curriculums.
- Hands-on and interactive demonstrations of financial literacy programs.
- Best practices on how to gain support of administrators regarding the importance of financial literacy education.
Here’s What 2011 Attendees Had to Say:
- “Keynote speakers were entertaining and informative.”—Randall Fairchild, Math, Business Finance and Economics Teacher
- “Made me think about my own money matters.”
- “Very well done. Excellent topics and powerful speakers! I hope the word spreads and you double the size each year.”—Shelly Berryman, Executive Director of Advocacy at Schoolsfirst Federal Credit Union
- “I walked away with different free resources that I can use in my classroom, as well as investment ideas for my own personal finances.”
- “Well thought-out modules of study that are ready for teachers and students.”—Mark Lushenko, Business Teacher for Grades 9-12
- “So many resources I didn’t even know existed!”
- “All topics were appealing to me. I believe it is important to make sure our future generations are financially literate. We need to help break the cycle.”