Category: Professional Development

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (July 26-30)

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Jul 25, 2021
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Professional Development
We have a full slate of LIVE professional development opportunities this week for teachers! Here's what teachers are saying about our Virtual PDs: "Honestly, these sessions have all been amazing! I have used so much due to the PDs!"! "Each time I join the sessions, I come away with new knowledge, insights, and ideas on how to use this information with my students." "I was so nervous at the start of this school year, but with the training and resources provided by NGPF I was able to be more...

NGPF On-Demand: Novice Investor Pitfalls

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Jul 22, 2021
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Professional Development, Investing
NGPF On-Demand is a professional development opportunity that allows teachers to deepen their content knowledge on their own schedule and at their own pace. One of the 31 On-Demand modules currently available is "Novice Investor Pitfalls." This module dives into historical investing pitfalls and how they impact investors.    Here are some highlights from the module:  Choose between two articles (8 of the Most Notorious Ponzi Schemes in US History or The Pioneers of Financial...

Congratulations to Challenge 3 & 4 Winners!

Jul 20, 2021
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Professional Development
Summer Challenges 5 & 6 have now begun, which means that Challenges 3 & 4 are officially complete. We've got some exciting stats to share along with announcing our winners: Challenge 3 Winners completed a 9-hour NGPF Certification course and passed their exam with a score of 80% or higher, completed an On-Demand module, and participated in a one-hour Virtual PD. We drew 10 lucky winners, each of whom will receive an NGPF swag pack of goodies in the mail sometime soon! 139 teachers...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (July 19-23)

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Jul 18, 2021
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Professional Development
We have a full slate of LIVE professional development opportunities this week for teachers! Here's what teachers are saying about our Virtual PDs: "Honestly, these sessions have all been amazing! I have used so much due to the PDs!"! "Each time I join the sessions, I come away with new knowledge, insights, and ideas on how to use this information with my students." "I was so nervous at the start of this school year, but with the training and resources provided by NGPF I was able to be more...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (July 12-16)

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Jul 11, 2021
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Professional Development
We have a full slate of LIVE professional development opportunities this week for teachers! Here's what teachers are saying about our Virtual PDs: "Honestly, these sessions have all been amazing! I have used so much due to the PDs!"! "Each time I join the sessions, I come away with new knowledge, insights, and ideas on how to use this information with my students." "I was so nervous at the start of this school year, but with the training and resources provided by NGPF I was able to be more...

NGPF On-Demand -- Summer 2021: 4 Trends in Personal Finance

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Jul 08, 2021
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Professional Development, Current Events
NGPF On-Demand is a professional development opportunity that allows teachers to deepen their content knowledge on their own schedule and at their own pace. One of the 32 On-Demand modules currently available is “Summer 2021: 4 Trends in Personal Finance.” In this module, you will learn about current trends in personal finance such as updates on credit scores & reports, the teen job market, investing by TikTok, and inflation.    Here are two highlights from the...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (July 6-9)

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Jul 04, 2021
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Professional Development
We have a full slate of LIVE professional development opportunities this week for teachers! Here's what teachers are saying about our Virtual PDs: "Honestly, these sessions have all been amazing! I have used so much due to the PDs!"! "Each time I join the sessions, I come away with new knowledge, insights, and ideas on how to use this information with my students." "I was so nervous at the start of this school year, but with the training and resources provided by NGPF I was able to be more...

Congratulations to Challenge 1 & 2 Winners!

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Jun 29, 2021
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Professional Development
When NGPF issues a challenge, you all certainly rise to the occasion. Even though many teachers were still rounding down their school years, we received over 500 entrants into our raffle for Challenges 1 & 2, tallying over 7500 hours of Professional Development earned in just THREE weeks! You're amazing.    Challenge 1 Winners completed a 9-hour NGPF certification course and passed their exam with a score of 80% or higher. We drew 10 lucky winners, each of whom will receive an NGPF...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (June 28-July 1)

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Jun 27, 2021
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Professional Development
We have a full slate of LIVE professional development opportunities this week for teachers! Here's what teachers are saying about our Virtual PDs: "Honestly, these sessions have all been amazing! I have used so much due to the PDs!"! "Each time I join the sessions, I come away with new knowledge, insights, and ideas on how to use this information with my students." "I was so nervous at the start of this school year, but with the training and resources provided by NGPF I was able to be more...

NGPF On-Demand: Auto Loans

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Jun 24, 2021
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Professional Development
NGPF On-Demand is a professional development opportunity that allows teachers to deepen their content knowledge on their own schedule and at their own pace. One of the 30 On-Demand modules currently available is “Auto Loans.” This module reviews auto loan basics, analyzes types of loans available, and empowers teachers to share with students everything teens need to know to make an informed auto loan decision.    Here are some highlights from the module:    Watch...

NGPF Extra Mile Award: Top 1% of Academy Hours Earned

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Jun 22, 2021
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Professional Development
We conclude our celebratory blog posts sharing the amazing accomplishments of educators during the 2020-2021 NGPF Academy year by highlighting the teachers who are in the top 1% of NGPF Academy hours earned.  This impressive list of teachers has completed a combined total of over 10,000 hours of professional development during the 2020-2021 NGPF Academy Year! This includes one-hour live NGPF Virtual PD sessions, NGPF On-Demand modules, and NGPF Certification Courses.  NGPF...

NGPF Extra Mile Award: Teachers Who Earned All 10 NGPF Certification Courses

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Jun 21, 2021
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Professional Development
  This week, we continue to celebrate the achievements of educators during the challenging 2020-2021 school year! Today's post focuses on teachers who have completed all 10 NGPF Certification Courses.  NGPF offers online Certification Courses specializing in a single topic in personal finance. Educators strengthen their own content knowledge over 10 hours of professional development and are assessed through a 1-hour exam. NGPF Certified educators are more confident, qualified, and...

Teacher Favorite Professional Development

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Jun 20, 2021
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Professional Development
This week, we continue to celebrate the achievements of educators during the challenging 2020-2021 school year! Today's post focuses on teacher favorite Virtual PD sessions and On-Demand modules based on attendance & completion. Throughout the past school year, teachers craved timely professional development. Whether it was understanding the GameStop craze or online teaching strategies and resources -- teachers worked hard to pivot and understand how to become instant experts at what was in...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (June 21-24)

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Jun 20, 2021
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Professional Development
We have a full slate of LIVE professional development opportunities this week for teachers! Here's what teachers are saying about our Virtual PDs: "Honestly, these sessions have all been amazing! I have used so much due to the PDs!"! "Each time I join the sessions, I come away with new knowledge, insights, and ideas on how to use this information with my students." "I was so nervous at the start of this school year, but with the training and resources provided by NGPF I was able to be more...

NGPF Extra Mile Award: Teachers Completing The Most On-Demand Modules

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Jun 16, 2021
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Professional Development
  A quick note... I apologize for the confusion regarding the blog post from yesterday. Several of you, who earned a significant number of NGPF Academy credits, reached out to ask why you were not included on the list. I know the commitment and dedication you showed in the past year is certainly worthy of recognition! The Extra Mile Award from yesterday focused strictly on our one-hour workshops (aka Virtual PDs), this post looks at teacher participation in On-Demands and next week you will...