25 Jun, 2017

NGPF Summer Institute Session 1

NGPF is hosting our Summer Institute – 2.5 days of professional development at our Palo Alto, CA office. Here’s what you can expect from our Summer Institute:

  • Meaningful, relevant workshops from NGPF staff as well as a special guest presenter
  • An opportunity to network with eleven other passionate, dedicated, innovative personal finance teachers from around the country
  • A school-year commitment of serving as an NGPF Fellow, sharing your expertise with our nationwide community
  • A lot of hard work and a lot of fun!
  • All expenses paid, including transportation, hotel accommodations, all meals, and a few fun events around town
27 Jun, 2017

Financial Literacy Summer Institute

Graduate course, generously sponsored by Next Gen Personal Finance, is being offered June 26 -30, 2017 at Champlain College.  This year’s Institute is exclusively for Vermont high school educators. Teachers who complete the training will have the confidence, skills and curriculum tools to successfully bring financial literacy topics into their classrooms. The Center’s 2011-2013 Summer Institutes have already trained 97 Vermont educators.  The program has been recognized by the White House, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the FDIC and by President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability.  The Summer Institute has also been the subject of two studies showing the impact of the instruction (Research Report and Prepped for Success)On-line applications will be accepted until May 12, 2017.  There are only 25 spots available in 2017.  For complete information and to apply, click here.

Contact:  John Pelletier at 802-860-2744 or cfl@champlain.edu

27 Jun, 2017

Michigan Summer Conference

Join NGPF Fellow and rock-star educator, Amanda Volz, as she explains how Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF), works full-time to curate the best free resources on the web into a “one-stop shop” of cohesive personal finance lessons and activities for all educators. In this session, learn how to harness NGPF’s vast library to spend less time searching for the right materials and more time crafting a lesson customized to your strengths and students’ needs. Be sure to bring your laptop or tablet so you can fully engage in our workshop.

16 Jul, 2017

NGPF Summer Institute Session 2

NGPF is hosting our Summer Institute – 2.5 days of professional development at our Palo Alto, CA office. Here’s what you can expect from our Summer Institute:

  • Meaningful, relevant workshops from NGPF staff as well as a special guest presenter
  • An opportunity to network with eleven other passionate, dedicated, innovative personal finance teachers from around the country
  • A school-year commitment of serving as an NGPF Fellow, sharing your expertise with our nationwide community
  • A lot of hard work and a lot of fun!
  • All expenses paid, including transportation, hotel accommodations, all meals, and a few fun events around town
20 Jul, 2017

What's Trending in Personal Finance Now?

Venmo, robo-advisers, phishing, index investing, mobile banking. These are just a few of the changes taking place in the world of finance. Attend this summer webinar hosted by Next Gen Personal Finance and learn not only about these key new developments in the field but also ideas on how you can introduce them in your classroom.

25 Jul, 2017

Using Google Docs to Teach NGPF Content

This free, live webinar will jumpstart your knowledge on how to use Google Drive to its fullest when using the NGPF curriculum. Aimed at the BEGINNER level user of Google Drive, this webinar will cover fundamentals such as:

1. The overall logistics of how Google Drive works and how it differs from Microsoft Office
2. Making your own copies of NGPF resources
3. Editing documents to suit your students’ needs
4. How to distribute the work electronically to your students
5. How to organize Google Drive folders/share them with your students

Throughout the webinar, there will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions and get support. Live participants will earn a PD certificate for one hour of professional development.

Space is limited so please register for this webinar today.

27 Jul, 2017

Using Gooru to Teach NGPF Content

If you love the NGPF lessons or assessments and are looking to take your class even more high-tech in 2017-18, now might be the perfect time to get your class set up on Gooru. Gooru facilitates blended, self-paced, or independent learning of our NGPF content. Plus, with its auto-grading assessments, Gooru reduces the time you spend marking papers and increases your ability to differentiate and track student progress.

Attend this webinar and you WILL:
(1) Learn how to quickly and efficiently get yourself and your classroom set up on the FREE Gooru platform
(2) Learn how to copy (and modify) our great NGPF content into your own Gooru account to minimize your workload later
(3) Be able to ask real-time support questions to NGPF’s Gooru expert, Jessica
(4) Leave our session with the framework for your personal finance course already complete!
(5) Receive a certificate for one hour of professional development credit.

Space is limited so please register for this webinar today.

31 Jul, 2017

OATFACS Conference

Join 300 Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers for this 3-day conference. NGPF will be presenting a session examining how to ‘Ditch the Google Search Process’ and find free, engaging, resources in minutes with NGPF!

Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF), works full-time to curate the best free resources on the web into a “one-stop shop” of cohesive personal finance lessons and activities for all educators. In this session, learn how to harness NGPF’s vast library to spend less time searching for the right materials and more time crafting a lesson customized to your strengths and students’ needs. Be sure to bring your laptop or tablet so you can fully engage in our workshop.

01 Aug, 2017

Alabama ACTE

The Alabama ACTE 2017 Summer Professional Development Conference brings together CTE educators from around the state. NGPF will be presenting a session detailing how to use NGPF resources to ‘Ditch the Google Search Process’ and will also be presenting a Keynote address at the Alabama Jump$tart Coalition Luncheon.

03 Aug, 2017

An Update on NGPF's One-Semester Course

This webinar is specifically designed for those teachers who attended our April webinar introduction to the One-Semester Course and want to see the finalized course map and updates we’ve made over the summer. We will skip over fundamentals of how the course is sequenced as well as the first 4 units, as we’ve already covered those in April, and we’ll jump straight to Units 5-10 and the final assessments.

Attend this webinar and you WILL:
(1) Get a refresher on the One-Semester Course, with a specific focus on Units 5-10 and the final assessments
(2) Receive customized support in making this course a reality at your school this school year
(3) Be able to ask real-time questions
(4) Receive a certificate for one hour of professional development credit.

Space is limited so please register for this webinar today.