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Finance University

This year's Conference will be held July 18-22, 2021 in Morgantown, WV. 

For the past 18 years, Finance University has brought a university-level immersion into the changing world of personal finance to West Virginia’s educators. The weeklong seminar provides educators with interactive presentations that build their own financial literacy, while providing them with financial literacy tools and resources to help elementary, middle and high school-aged students to better understand personal finance. Experts from the region offer classroom tools and materials, online educational programming, and answer the questions that will change your understanding of personal finance.

In 2019, the Center for Financial Literacy and Education partnered with NextGen Personal Finance to host 45 teachers in Morgantown, WV for the event. Teachers enjoyed presentations from NextGen Personal Finance, FDIC, FoolProof, EVERFI, and several others! 

  • recognized as a best practice for teacher trainings by the U.S. Financial Literacy Education Commission (U.S. FLEC)

  • satisfies the West Virginia Department of Education’s requirements to attain the Personal Finance Education Specialist advanced credential (24.4.9)

  • offers three hours of professional development credit

If you are willing to take a week of your summer to learn more about earning, spending, saving, investing, and protecting your money, we are committed to helping you earn the credit hours and advanced credentials associated with this program. You are certain to build lasting friendships with your colleagues from all over the state and have the opportunity to share experiences with leading experts in their field. 

Praise from Local Teachers

“This was one of the most enjoyable and beneficial professional development courses I have taken. Thank you all for everything! Incredibly well done!”

“THANK YOU so much for providing the opportunity to attend this amazing program. I truly hope I can attend again in future years and plan to recruit more of my coworkers to attend! Great job :)”

“Thank you so much for offering this program each year.  Every year there has been a reminder of something we covered in previous years and always new resources we can implement.”

“You guys did a GREAT job this year! This was one of the best I have been too. I learned so much and all the speakers were very interesting to listen to. Awesome job - can't wait for next year!”

“I am going to use NGPF, 'The Missing Semester' as a book read, a different EverFi program with each class, Fool Proof... Actually I don't think there is a program I am not using. I am even going to do a program with my department.”

“I loved the variety of finance topics. The resources were amazing again this year!”

Read the blog about Finance U, here