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NGPF Contest: Win One of Twenty Scholarships to 2016 Jump$tart Educator Conference in Dallas

  For the first time ever, NGPF is offering up to 20 scholarships for classroom teachers to attend the Jump$tart National Educator’s Conference, hosted this year on Nov 5-7 in Dallas, TX. See the flyer below for details on how to apply and be one of our lucky winners!

Latest From Our Blog

Question: What Percentage of High School Graduates File the FAFSA To Access College Aid?

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Answer: 44% for the class of 2014. From National College Access Network: Does 48 percent sound low to you? It sure does to us, since we know that many of these cities have high proportions of low-income students who will qualify for grant aid for college and who need financial help the most. But when we crunched the national numbers for the class of 2014 (the most recent available), we found that the national FAFSA completion rate for high school graduates was just 44 percent. Why is this important?

Question: What’s the Key to Doing Well In A Job Interview?

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Answer: Small talk. From the Independent:

Chart: Why Do Credit Scores Matter When Applying for A Loan?

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From Sarah Tavel of Greylock Partners presentation on “Saving People Money”: Questions:

Testimonials

“By connecting personal finance to students’ daily lives, Next Gen Personal Finance hit home the message that making good financial decisions is critical to success in college and in life.”
Chris Bischof, Principal and Founder of Eastside College Prep

Upcoming Webinar

14 Dec, 2016

What's Trending In Personal Finance?

With all the changes taking place in the world of finance, it can be difficult to keep up. Attend this year-end webinar hosted by Next Gen Personal Finance and learn not only about key new developments in the field but also ideas on how you can introduce them in your classroom.

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Flash Surveys

Take this month’s survey

Tell us how you DIFFERENTIATE personal finance instruction

You know the term, you’ve heard the buzz, but now we want to hear from you. How do you differentiate your personal finance instruction? What strategies do you use, and what makes it difficult? Tell us in this month’s survey and maybe, just maybe, you’ll be our $50 gift card winner.


Last Month’s Results

Flash Survey Results! Professional Development

We surveyed many educators to find out their thoughts and opinions about personal finance professional development. Some key findings from our survey: 66% of respondents have attended at least one personal finance professional development within the past 12 months Investing, Retirement/401(k) and Paying for College are the favored content topics for future professional development sessions Exposure to classroom resources, discussion of new developments and current events are important when creating or delivering an effective professional development session

 

Upcoming Events

05 Dec, 2016

San Francisco Unified School District Teacher PD

We are pleased to be presenting locally to a group of high school teachers who teach a course in college and career readiness throughout San Francisco Unified School District. We’ll be engaging them in resources from our curriculum, video library, and blog and will be highlighting how our resources could be an awesome compliment to the Plan Ahead curriculum they’re already using.

10 Dec, 2016

Financial Capability Conference

Are you interested in learning more about financial literacy? Journey with us to a brighter financial future.

Teachers, social-service providers, librarians, parents and any adults who are passionate about educating others about financial literacy are invited to attend the 3rd Annual Financial Capability Conference. Experience relevant workshops, interactive exhibits, and informative panel sessions designed to meet the unique Personal Finance educational needs of K-16 student and adult populations. In addition to general-interest topic sessions, there will be free professional development opportunities for teachers scheduled throughout the day. NGPF is excited to introduce teachers to resources from our curriculum, video library and blog!

20 Jan, 2017

Business Education Resources Group

NGPF is a member of the advisory panel for Business & Finance and Marketing, Sales, and Services for the State of California.  As a member of the advisory panel, or BERG (Business Education Resources Group) we have a voice in program content and delivery.  

25 Jan, 2017

Orange Public Schools Teacher PD

We are pleased to be working with a group of high school teachers who teach a course in financial literacy in Orange, NJ. We’ll be engaging them in resources from our curriculum, video library, and blog and will be working with them to customize an engaging, high quality personal finance curriculum using NGPF resources.

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