Summer 2020: Financial Literacy Virtual Workshops

Workshop Costs: Free


This summer’s financial literacy workshop series will be broken into two sessions, with each session lasting 2 hours. Workshop links will be sent out the day before the workshop date.

Session I: Introduction to Web-Based Resources for Financial Literacy Education

  • Learn to use a variety of web-based tools for teaching financial literacy in-person or virtually.
    • Examples include, but are not limited to, EconEdlink, NextGen Personal Finance, and Econ Lowdown.
  • Master Teachers will facilitate the navigation of each resource while highlighting key features.


Session II: Application of Web-Based Resources for Daily Activities, Projects,Games and Assessments

  • Attendees will be introduced to content in accordance with New Jersey Standards for Personal Financial Literacy.
  • Master Teachers will:
    • Demonstrate how to integrate financial literacy resources across multiple disciplines
    • Examine content-specific activities, extended projects and assessments
    • Emphasize Experiential Learning


Participants will receive:

  • 4 hours of professional development (if you attend both Session I and Session II)
  • A chance to win a “door” prize

Time: 9:00 – 11:00 am

Session I: August 11, 2020

Session I: August 13, 2020

Session II: August 18, 2020

Session II: August 20, 2020

Questions on program registration?
Contact Alana Coleman at:


January 14:  Passaic County Education Consortium – Middle School Personal Finance / NextGen Personal Finance / Understanding Fiscal Responsibility


January 22: Bergen County Education Association – Middle School Personal Finance / Financial Fitness for Life / Understanding Fiscal Responsibility