Working in Support of Education (w!se) held its 14th National MoneyPOWER Financial Literacy Conference in New York City on November 8th. The conference provides an opportunity for middle and high school teachers to deepen their knowledge of personal finance. Conference attendees were treated to a day of engaging workshops and presentations to enhance their personal finance instruction. Notable speakers included Dan Kadlec, author and journalist at TIME and MONEY, Lauren Young, Money Editor at Reuters and Jordan Goodman, a personal finance guru and best-selling author. For the first time, w!se offered its Financial Literacy Teacher Certification Test for free to attendees. Workshops covered topics like fraud and identity issues facing students, retirement, paying off debt, portfolio construction, free educational resources, and more.
At the conference, w!se also celebrated the exceptional achievements of schools and teachers who participate in its Financial Literacy Certification program. This award winning national initiative improves the lives of young people by helping them graduate high school with the knowledge and skills that are critical to a life of financial wellbeing. Students can also become Certified Financially Literate and earn w!se’s coveted CFL™ credential if they pass w!se’s Financial Literacy Certification Test.
Congratulations Working in Support of Education (w!se)!