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Professional Development & Events

 

The following events and tools are all free! See upcoming events, recorded past events and self-paced tools below:

Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) is a free blended-learning personal finance curriculum, to engage and empower students to make smart financial choices.  NGPF deeply values the professional development of Educators across the country.  A few of the things NGPF has to offer are:

Certification Courses: Certification for Educators on specific Personal Finance topics.
FinCap Fridays: FinCap Fridays combine a 5-question competition with a 2 minute video to energize classrooms and engage students through current events.
Question of the Day: Questions of the Day are the perfect way to warm up your students before a lesson or introduce a new topic. These questions are designed to spark curiosity for better student engagement!

2021 Virtual Offerings for Educators:

Type Title Presenter Date Time Register Here
Virtual General Spending and Saving Habits
Ken King November 9th, 2021
3:30pm-4:30pm Register Here

 

Recorded Virtual Offerings for Educators:

Type Title Presenter Date Time Register Here
Virtual The Psychology of Credit and Spending
Ken King October 19th, 2021
Self-Paced Click Here to View Recording! Recording password: mGekBGh8
Virtual Banzai Tutorial
Rebecca Christensen of Banzai
October 6th, 2021
Self-Paced Banzai – Financial & Life Literacy

Banzai Tutorial

Banzai – “They Call Me Lots of Things”

Virtual Student Loans, Coming and Going: FAFSA and WI Strong Loan Repayment Kari Temkin, UW-Madison Financial Aid Office,  Cheryl Rapp and Dave Mancl, DFI September 21st, 2021 Self-Paced Click Here to View Recording! Recording password: EwvcWge4
Virtual Behavioral Economics and Pandemic-Economics Dr. Scott Niederjohn July 20th, 2021 Self-Paced Click Here to View Recording!
Virtual Academic and Career Planning (ACP) Meets Personal Finance Amanda Langrehr – CESA 4
Gewn Janke – CESA 10
Pat Rorabeck – SecureFutures
June 17th, 20211 Self-Paced Click Here to View Recording!
Virtual Technology in Insurance Darrel Snyder
American Family Insurance
March 9th, 2021 Self-Paced Click Here to View Recording!
Virtual Financial Inclusion Training for the Classroom Tony Capozziello, Beloit High School

Langton Evans, Madison School District

Content Created:
December 2nd, 2020
Self-Paced Click Here to View Recording!
Recording password: NuQWhkw6
Virtual Financial Inclusion Training: The Racial Wealth Gap
Mark Levine, UWM

Bethany Sanchez, Fair Housing Council

Wyman Winston, Neighborhood Wealth

Content Created: November 18th, 2020 Self-Paced Click Here to View Recording!
Recording Password:

XkJVEtT3
Virtual Get Yourself Up to Speed, Credit Basics
Erin Bykowski, Edgewood College and UW Credit Union Content Created: November 4th, 2020 Self-Paced Click Here to View Recording!
Recording password: XkJVEtT3
Virtual What’s New in Wisconsin’s Financial Education Standards Shiela Briggs, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Content Created: October 7th, 2020 Self-Paced & PowerPoint
Click Here to View Recording! Recording Password: kDWyZzw9
Wisconsin Standards for Personal Financial Literacy PowerPoint(PDF)
Virtual What Your Students Need to Know about FAFSA
Cheryl Rapp, DFI and
Heidi Johnson, UW-Madison Financial Aid Office
Content Created: September 23rd, 2020 Self-Paced Click Here to View Recording! Recording password: Flifel0923
Virtual A Brief Course in Recent Economic Events Self-Paced Self-Paced Click Here to Begin!
Virtual SecureFutures Self-Paced Self-Paced Click Here to Begin!
Virtual College Affordability Self-Paced Self-Paced Click Here to Begin!

In addition, The Forward Learning Institute of Financial and Economic Literacy provides ongoing professional development training throughout the year both in-person and online. For more information, click here.