Educators receive financial literacy scholarships

Two Wisconsin public school teachers received a scholarship from Member Benefits to attend the National Institute of Financial and Economic Literacy’s (NIFEL) Annual Summer Institute on financial education. The Institute is designed to provide teachers with new and innovative ways to teach students about managing paychecks, saving and investing, purchasing insurance, and understanding credit. Both recipients found NIFEL to be a great opportunity to enhance their skills and inspire their students to take charge of their personal finances.

Deb Runnoe

Business and Information Technology, Valders Middle School and High School

Courtney White

Business and Marketing Education and DECA Advisor, Beaver Dam High School

You may want to consider adding to your skill set next summer with these high-quality financial education courses. According to their website, only 37% of K-12 teachers have taken even one college personal finance course. Since its inception in 2000, it has served over 1,300 educators from 13 states.

Learn more about NIFEL.

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