Feb 19, 2024

Give Your Teacher Self a HIGH FIVE This Week

We've reached that time in the school year where you may be looking to inject fresh energy into your teaching routine. This week, the NGPF Virtual PD team is offering you a motivational HIGH FIVE, presenting FIVE live PD opportunities aimed at revitalizing student engagement with fresh activities and updated content!


  1. 5 Favorite Investing Activities
    • Tuesday, February 20, 2024, 4pm PT / 7pm ET
    • Explore FIVE favorite activities to supplement your investing unit
  2. Explore the NGPF Trimester and Semester Courses
    • Wednesday, February 21, 2024, 2pm PT / 5pm ET
    • Discover what's new, what's the same, and what to expect next in the NGPF curriculum
  3. From Admissibility to Affordability: A New Paradigm for the College Search
    • Wednesday, February 21, 2024, 4pm PT / 7pm ET
    • Learn from expert Mark Salisbury! 
  4. 5 in 50: Alternatives to 4-Year College
    • Thursday, February 22, 2024, 2pm PT / 5pm ET
    • Explore FIVE essential resources from this revamped mini-unit
  5. NGPF Speaker Series: Avoiding Tax Shock with Sonia Castelan, AFSP
    • Thursday, February 22, 2024, 4pm PT / 7pm ET
    • Join Yanely and Sonia to learn about tax tips for teens, planning ahead for taxes, & tax information that most people get wrong


Looking for PD at your own pace? Check out NGPF On-Demand with over 50 modules to choose from!  


About the Author

Amanda Volz

Amanda joins the NGPF Team with over 20 years of experience teaching personal finance. During that time, she led her students to hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships, won multiple awards, and most importantly, impacted the financial lives of thousands of high school students. Amanda prides herself on being an educational leader and is constantly looking for innovative ways to make the classroom relevant, rigorous, and fun. She is a passionate advocate for financial education and has been a long-time member of the NGPF community. Fun fact - Amanda was NGPF’s first teacher account! When Amanda isn’t working, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling with her husband and two children.

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