Financial Foundations: A Financial Literacy Training for Texas Teachers

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Staff DevelopmentFinancial Foundations: A Financial Literacy Training for Texas Teachers Participate in Personal Financial Literacy program on Thursday, January 26, 2017 sponsored by Fidelity Investments and Texas Council on Economic Education. This program will focus on teachers as adult learners to better prepare them to teach key financial literacy concepts in effective ways, to students in grades K-12. Saving, investing, spending and planning concepts are essential components of a course that includes financial literacy TEKS. The Texas Council on Economic Education (TCEE) and Fidelity Investments K-12 educator staff development program will deliver essential content and provide a variety of resources for teachers to use in their classrooms. By improving their own personal knowledge of the subject, teachers will leave the session confident that they can capture students' attention and develop understanding, retention and development of life skills through the new content and materials provided. The training will utilize the Jump$tart Teacher Training Alliance curriculum as well as the strong knowledge that Fidelity staff will provide. TCEE University Center Directors Steve Cobb, Ph.D., and Susan Doty, MBA, will provide CEE and TCEE lessons. Audience: K-12 grade teachers responsible for teaching personal financial literacy through Economics, CTE, Social Studies, and math courses. The training will also provide support for those teaching the new CTE financial mathematics and social studies PFL courses. Trainers: Fidelity Investment experts, Texas Council on Economic Education Center Directors: Steve Cobb, Ph.D. and Susan Doty, MBA Location: Fidelity Investments Two Destiny Way Westlake, TX 76262 Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Date: January 26, 2017 (Bad weather make up day - 2/09/17) Credits Available: (6) CEU Registration: $15
Start Date/Time:2017-01-05 00:00:00
End Date/Time:2017-02-10 00:00:00
Source:Texas Council on Economic Education
Grade Level:Both

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