21st Century Skills for High School Financial Course offered this summer
Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency (AEA) and Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will provide Iowa educator credit to teach the High School Financial Planning Program in a summer 2017 Storm Lake course: “Financial Literacy for 21st Century Skills.”
The High School Financial Planning Program is a vetted curriculum from the National Endowment for Financial Education. Carol Ehlers, human sciences specialist in family finance with ISU Extension and Outreach, will teach the course. It will cover the curriculum’s six modules that address student hands-on learning in money management, borrowing, earning power, investing, financial services and insurance.
Educators who take the course will meet for three face-to-face sessions from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on June 20; July 19 and Aug. 16, at the Prairie Lakes AEA office in Storm Lake, 824 Flindt Dr. The final session is Nov. 13, 7-9 p.m. and is an online learning session.
The one credit course costs $85 and the registration deadline is June 6. To register, go to Generation Ready at https://aea8.avatarlms.com/login.html and select: #7839 Financial Literacy for 21st Century Skills (Summer 2017). Anyone who has questions about registration may contact Carrie Kee, license renewal specialist for Prairie Lakes AEA, at 800-669-2325 ext. 2101, or stop by the office at 1235 5th Avenue South in Fort Dodge.
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