This three-evening professional development program introduces middle school teachers to methods of teaching personal finance topics such as personal decision-making, saving, investing, budgeting, and the wise use of credit using the Financial Fitness for Life, Second Edition lesson book for grades 6–8. Taught by Federal Reserve economic education specialists, this program emphasizes active- and collaborative-learning teaching methods. The content covered in this program can be used to meet state and national standards in personal finance, economics, social studies, family and consumer sciences, and business education, as well as the Common Core State Standards. Participants will receive 7.0 hours of professional development credit (Act 48 in Pennsylvania), dinner, and all curriculum resources.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017; 5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 20, 2017; 5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.Wednesday, April 26, 2017; 5:00.–8:00 p.m.
(Participants must attend all three sessions.)
Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22
705 N. Shady Retreat Road
Doylestown, PA 18901
Open to teachers for grades 6–12
April 4, 2017
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (the "Bank") may videotape, audiotape, and/or photograph all or selected portions of this training program; accordingly, since you are a participant in the program, any of those recordings may include your voice and/or likeness. The Bank may publish or otherwise distribute any recording of the program that it produces. Distribution methods may include, but are not limited to, the Internet (including webcasts and podcasts), print publications, or other media. The Bank will retain exclusive ownership of the copyright to any such publication or other production. Your participation in the program confirms that you understand and consent to having your voice and/or likeness so videotaped, audiotaped, and/or photographed. Please contact Nathaniel Borek at 215-574-6458 with any questions or concerns.
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