Online Economic Empowerment
Curriculum & Training
Curriculum & Training
Register & Complete Anytime between April 1, 2021 - June 15, 2022
15-17 Hours of Professional Development
15 Hours of professional development completed at home at your own pace - Certificate of Completion included
Self-paced, asynchronous modules in Google Classroom including national WIOA & peer collaboration
Real-world contexts for GED academic subjects, standalone programs, and one-on-one counseling
Learn basic economics, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts and skills using a classroom-ready, field-tested curriculum designed for adult educators and workforce development practitioners who serve adults with limited education and income. This highly flexible, research-based curriculum integrates basic economic concepts and reasoning tools throughout the personal finance and intra/entrepreneurship topics for more informed and empowered decision-making. Perfect multidisciplinary, real-world contexts for teaching GED academic subjects (math, English, science, social studies) while simultaneously developing self/employment skills or offering standalone community workshops and one-on-one counseling sessions. A culminating, personalized Action Plan guides simple yet impactful next steps toward securing a more prosperous future.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
financial goals, budgeting,
reducing expenses, smart spending choices, saving, banking, debit, credit cards,
credit scores, payday loans,
debt management, identity theft
Full access to in-person/online curricula (PowerPoint, videos, activity sheets, assignments, assessments) used in training modules to learn content and practice using resources from student perspectives while planning for multidisciplinary instruction
Participants may simply choose to save copies of the Economic Empowerment Curriculum or complete the assignments and earn a Certificate of Completion (optional)
Best-practices for online and in-person interactive instruction modeled
Short instructional videos with activity sheets chunked into 15-30-minute learning sessions interactively walk participants thru content, pedagogy, and resources
Reflection questions about content and pedagogy to facilitate peer learning and WIOA collaboration
Teacher Resource Exchange to share participants’ favorite resources with each other
List of 120+ additional free resources for teaching economics, personal finance, and entrepreneurship
OPTIONAL Zoom Classes on April 28, 4:00-5:00pm EST and May 25, 3:00-4:00pm EST.