Calling All Changemakers: NGPF 2020 Summit

Nov 04, 2019
Financial Literacy, Advocacy

Update: Deadline for applications for 2020 Summit was November 22, 2019. Please check back in October/November of 2020 for news about NGPF's Changemaker Summit 2021. 


Are you passionate about increasing access to personal finance education? Motivated to affect change in your class, school, district or community? Apply for NGPF's Summit today!

Who You Are: You understand the importance and value of personal finance education. You acknowledge that students must learn to manage money, create budgets, and build good credit habits to become financially secure adults in the "real world". You are committed to improving financial education in your community and providing your students with the Gold Standard in personal finance education.

Who We Are: Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF), a non-profit, is a passionate team of educators delivering free personal finance curriculum, professional development, and advocacy support to over 24,000 teachers nationwide. Our Mission: 2030 is simple: that by the year 2030, ALL high school students will take a one-semester personal finance course before graduating.

Together We Will: Transform the financial future of your community.


2020 Summit Details

When: 5pm Friday, March 13 - 3pm Sunday, March 15, 2020
Where: JW Marriott Hotel, San Francisco CA
Cost: Roundtrip transportation to the conference hotel in San Francisco ONLY. The rest of the weekend, including accommodation and meals, will be underwritten by NGPF. (Limited, partial travel scholarships available)
What to Expect During the Summit: Join us for a weekend of networking and collaborating. You'll have the opportunity to plan and put into action how you will achieve the Gold Standard in your school or district over the next ~18 months.


Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be current US high school personal finance teachers.
  • Participate in all sessions during the 1 1/2 day professional development including a Welcome Dinner on Friday, March 13. The Summit will conclude at 3pm on Sunday, March 15, 2020.
  • Submit a completed application by November 22, 2019.

Apply today!

About the Author

Laura Matchett

After graduating with an education degree and spending 7 years in an elementary classroom, Laura made the switch to the non-profit world and loves interacting with students, educators and business professionals across the country. She is passionate about all students having access to high quality education and views personal finance education as one way to ‘level the playing field’. When Laura is not locating or creating high quality educational resources, you can find her mountain biking or searching for the best ramen in town!