Empower adult learners to become better money managers for a prosperous future!
The overarching goal of this online Institute is to streamline adult educators’ learning of personal finance content by reviewing classroom-ready curricula and resources, including lessons, videos, infographics, PPT slides, simulations, games, etc. That is, personal finance content and instructional strategies are learned simultaneously to reduce instructional preparation time. Vetted by 23 years of experience, this professionally curated collection of 450+ resources features the greatest hits in personal finance education and is geared toward adult learners with limited education and income. Basic economic concepts and reasoning skills are used a lens for making more informed and empowered financial decisions.
The experiential learning Institute is extremely flexible and accessible to a variety of adult education and workforce development audiences and easily customizable to different learning formats, including real-world contextualized instruction (e.g., GED math instruction), standalone semester courses, community workshops, one-on-one counseling sessions, etc. Online modules are self-paced with practical, applied, and reflective assignments that can be reused with adult learners. Live Zoom classes feature breakout groups for WIOA and cross-state/agency networking, collaboration, and resource sharing.
Includes Certificate of Completion and Optional Certified Personal Finance Educator Credential and Digital Badge.