2012 Financial Education Boot Camp

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

East Baton Rouge Parish School System – Professional Development Center
3000 N. Sherwood Forest - Baton Rouge, LA

Do your students know how to create a family budget, set personal financial goals, choose the best consumer loan source?   Do they know the importance of building credit and the importance of a high credit score?

This Boot Camp will provide educators with the latest resources to inform students how their individual choices directly influence their occupational goals and their future earnings potential and to provide a foundational understanding for making informed personal financial decisions. Our program has been developed using the Common Core Standards: Civics (2011) developed by the La. Dept. of Education.

Open to all educators and community organizations, our Boot Camp is designed to deliver turnkey curriculum and resources to help educators and youth development professionals draft a plan of action to teach money management life skills to youth. 

Who should attend: Middle and High School teachers (Special duty orders for Civics and Financial    Math teachers). Teachers can earn up to 5.5 CLUs!
  Faith based and Youth Development Professionals and Volunteers
  Family and Community Development Groups
  Home School Parents
  Corrections Professionals
  Credit Union and Bank Financial Education Professionals

What we'll cover: Creating a family budget
  Comparing and evaluating types of credit, savings, investment and insurance services
  The relationship between education, training and career options to future earning potential
  The benefits and risks of using credit, scores and reports

You and your platoon will experience real life simulations that will provide you with additional strategies for your student action plan.    

 Registration fee: $75.


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Baton Rouge


Booster Sponsors:

Pelican State Credit Union
Louisiana Bankers Education Council
Bancorp South Bank
Lafayette Schools' Federal Credit Union
Louisiana Federal Credit Union
Shell Geismar Federal Credit Union