Posted on 11/12/2013 at 01:53 PM by Global Reach

 On November 11th, a financial training was offered by Iowa State University Extension for business, family consumer science, personal finance, and consumer math teachers here at Northwest AEA. The National Endowment of Financial Education (NEFE) offered the free curriculum of High School Financial Planning Program (HSFPP) to teachers.


NEFE’s High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP) is a turnkey financial literacy program specifically focused on basic personal finance skills that are relevant to the lives of pre-teens, teens, and young adults.

NEFE support teachers and community organizations as they help youth build a solid foundation for financial independence and decision-making. Whether or not you have experience teaching personal finance, you will find the instructional materials easy to use and adaptable for your situation. Choose to use some or all of the lessons and activities as you decide what works for your students and timeframes.

Organized into six module topics (planningborrowingearning capabilityinvesting,financial services, and insurance), the program includes six topical Student Guides, an assortment of 45-minute teacher lesson plans, and a growing collection of online resources and learning activities.

Please let me know if you would like the free financial literacy program by emailing me This highly esteemed program is user friendly and will meet the 21stCentury Skills of Financial Literacy in your Iowa Core plan. Remember, all of the materials for students and teachers are free.

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