Category: Professional Development

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (September 16-20, 2019)

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Sep 15, 2019
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Professional Development
Here's what teachers are saying about our new Virtual PDs: "Keep it up. NGPF has been the most engaging PD I've attended in years." "I am absolutely inspired...I am more prepared to teach my students in the fall." "Great session! Loved it and will be back for more." We have a full slate of professional development opportunities this week for teachers. Each will help you earn credit towards NGPF Academy. All times listed below are Pacific Time.  Virtual Professional Development: a...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (September 9-13, 2019)

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Sep 08, 2019
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Professional Development
Here's what teachers are saying about our new Virtual PDs: "Keep it up. NGPF has been the most engaging PD I've attended in years." "I am absolutely inspired...I am more prepared to teach my students in the fall." "Great session! Loved it and will be back for more." We have a full slate of professional development opportunities this week for teachers. Each will help you earn credit towards NGPF Academy. All times listed below are Pacific Time.  Virtual Professional Development: a...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (September 2-6, 2019)

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Sep 01, 2019
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Professional Development
Here's what teachers are saying about our new Virtual PDs: "Keep it up. NGPF has been the most engaging PD I've attended in years." "I am absolutely inspired...I am more prepared to teach my students in the fall." "Great session! Loved it and will be back for more." We have a full slate of professional development opportunities this week for teachers. Each will help you earn credit towards NGPF Academy. All times listed below are Pacific Time.  Virtual Professional Development: a...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (August 26-30, 2019)

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Aug 25, 2019
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Professional Development
Here's what teachers are saying about our new Virtual PDs: "Keep it up. NGPF has been the most engaging PD I've attended in years." "I am absolutely inspired...I am more prepared to teach my students in the fall." "Great session! Loved it and will be back for more." We have a full slate of professional development opportunities this week for teachers. Each will help you earn credit towards NGPF Academy. All times listed below are Pacific Time.  Virtual Professional Development: a...

NGPF Professional Development This Week (August 19-23, 2019)

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Aug 18, 2019
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Professional Development
Here's what teachers are saying about our new Virtual PDs: "Keep it up. NGPF has been the most engaging PD I've attended in years." "I am absolutely inspired...I am more prepared to teach my students in the fall." "Great session! Loved it and will be back for more." We have a full slate of professional development opportunities this week for teachers. Each will help you earn credit towards NGPF Academy. All times listed below are Pacific Time.  Virtual Professional Development: a...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (August 5-9, 2019)

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Aug 04, 2019
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Professional Development
Here's what teachers are saying about our new Virtual PDs: "Keep it up. NGPF has been the most engaging PD I've attended in years." "I am absolutely inspired...I am more prepared to teach my students in the fall." "Great session! Loved it and will be back for more." We have a full slate of professional development opportunities this week for teachers. Each will help you earn credit towards NGPF Academy. All times listed below are Pacific Time.  Virtual Professional Development: a...

NGPF Podcast: Don Dutkowsky, Professor of Economics at Syracuse University

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Aug 02, 2019
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Podcasts, Investing, Professional Development
Don Dutkowsky has lots of great insights to share after nearly four decades in the classroom as a college Economics Professor with a keen interest in personal finance. In this wide-ranging conversation, Don discusses his passion for financial education, how he incorporates personal finance concepts into his economics work and his work with high school teachers in New York state. He's also a master storyteller and clearly knows how to bring personal finance to life for his students. Enjoy! ...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (July 22-26, 2019)

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Jul 21, 2019
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Professional Development
Here's what teachers are saying about our new Virtual PDs: "Keep it up. NGPF has been the most engaging PD I've attended in years." "I am absolutely inspired...I am more prepared to teach my students in the fall." "Great session! Loved it and will be back for more." We have a full slate of professional development opportunities this week for teachers. Each will help you earn credit towards NGPF Academy. All times listed below are Pacific Time.  Virtual FinCamps: a hands-on, engaging...

The Best Investment Ever: Building Confidence and Capability Through Effective Teacher PD

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Jul 18, 2019
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Professional Development
An open letter to the CFPB, I read with great interest the recent WSJ article about how your agency is shifting your focus from regulation to education. I will reserve judgment about whether that is the right decision for an agency set up to protect consumers. The political pendulum swings to and fro between regulation and deregulation and this administration's preference is clearly deregulation.  Since education is where you are looking to focus, I wanted to provide some advice on how to...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (July 15-19, 2019)

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Jul 14, 2019
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Professional Development
Here's what teachers are saying about our new Virtual PDs: "Keep it up. NGPF has been the most engaging PD I've attended in years." "I am absolutely inspired...I am more prepared to teach my students in the fall." "Great session! Loved it and will be back for more." We have a full slate of professional development opportunities this week for teachers. Each will help you earn credit towards NGPF Academy. All times listed below are Pacific Time.  Virtual Professional Development: a...

Virtual PD Coming This Week...Earn NGPF Academy Credits Too!

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Jun 10, 2019
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Professional Development
We have a full slate of Virtual PD workshops to get your summer off to a great start (and you will earn NGPF Academy credits too!) Register for any and all of these events here!  Monday VPD NGPF Academy Office Hours: Beginner by Abby (2pm PT) VPD NGPF Academy Office Hours: Advanced by Sonia (4pm PT) Tuesday VPD Arcade Series: STAX! by Tim (4pm PT) Wednesday VPD Teaching Through: The Fine Print by Yanely (3pm PT) Thursday VPD Arcade Series: Spent by Tim (2pm PT) Friday VPD My Fav...

NGPF Extra Mile Award for 2018-19: Webinars

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Jun 06, 2019
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Professional Development
 NGPF Webinars are a great way for teachers to dive deeper into topics that interest them. For the 2018-19 school year, our most popular webinars were (all have been archived here and can be watched at your convenience)... What's Trending in Personal Finance?  Brush Up On Taxes Using the NGPF Semester Course: Planning for Success Weaving Math and Personal Finance in the Classroom Three Part Investing Series Teachers tell us they walk away from our webinars with several...

NGPF's Extra Mile Award for 2018-19: Professional Learning Communities (PLC)

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Jun 05, 2019
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Professional Development
NGPF's Professional Learning Community (PLC) provides educators with an opportunity to collaborate virtually on an artifact that they want to improve. Teachers meet for 30 minutes over a 3-5 week period until each member has received feedback on their resource. Here's what they tell us they love about PLCs: "I really enjoyed participating in the PLC. Not only did I get fresh ideas on how to revise my own project, but I got additional project ideas that I can use immediately in my class."...

NGPF Extra Mile Award for 2018-19: Virtual Professional Development

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Jun 04, 2019
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Professional Development
NGPF introduced a new PD opportunity, Virtual Professional Development (Virtual PD) in January 2019, as a way to facilitate teacher collaboration. In these one-hour video conferences, teachers get an opportunity to use an NGPF resource, reflect on how they would customize for their students and then exchange implementation ideas with other teachers. Here's a sampling of teacher feedback from these sessions: "This was just great and I will definitely join you again. The format was...

Introducing NGPF Academy: Diversify Your PD Portfolio

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Jun 03, 2019
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Professional Development
NGPF Academy May 2019   NGPF Academy - Diversify Your PD Portfolio - In our work at NGPF, we see examples daily of the dedication and commitment of personal finance educators. In fact, when we ran the numbers for the past 12 months, you completed over 25,000 hours of professional development with NGPF. That's impressive!!!! Thank you for entrusting us with your most precious...