Sep 11, 2022
Professional Development

Thank you for recommending Next Gen Personal Finance and making August a record month!

Wondering how many new teachers joined the NGPF community in August? 

Just in time for the school year, more than 2700 new teachers signed up on the NGPF platform in August! That's a record month!

How did this happen? It's because of YOU! Our #1 source of teacher accounts is "word of mouth" and August was no exception. More than 60% of teachers found us in August because another teacher recommended us. 

About 10% of these new teachers provided additional details (see below) about how they found us. We wanted to say thanks not only to the teachers but also the principals, district admins, state and national leaders who told a colleague about NGPF. 

You have helped make us the largest (68,000+ teachers) and fastest growing financial education curriculum and PD provider in the U.S. We look forward to continuing to serve you this school year and the years ahead! 

Where did find out about NGPF? Here's some of the answers you provided: 

Alaska

Anchorage Education Association Good Teaching Institute

Alabama

ALACTE

Arkansas

PD held at Waldron High School 

Arizona

Agua Fria Union High School District

Teachers meeting at Ajo High School

California

California Council for the Social Studies

Bay Federal Credit Union

Curriculum Council at Citrus Hill High School

Instructional support specialist at Santa Barbara Senior High School

County offices of education in San Mateo, Orland, Burlingame, Sun Valley and Willows

California Continuation Education Association

Colorado

District approved curriculum in Denver and Grand Junction

Aurora Public Schools Professional Development

Colorado Community College system

BOCES for LA JUNTA PRIMARY SCHOOL

ELC's Fiscal Fitness Workshop

Florida

School curriculum pacing guide at KENWOOD K-8 CENTER and BRUCIE BALL EDUCATIONAL CENTER

District workshop at Plantation High School

Professional study day at JENNINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL

HCPS Professional Development Study Day at Shields Middle School

Summer School District Professional Development at Belleview High School

Miami-Dade County Public Schools 

Georgia

Georgia Council on Economic Education Workshop

Iowa

District chosen curriculum at Clinton Middle School

Illinois

Menta Group presentation at Country Club Hills Tech & Trade

School district resource at Gordon Bush Alternative Center

Kansas

Financial Fitness Extravaganza

Olathe Schools Professional Development

New Teacher District CTE at F L Schlagle High School

Kentucky

NKU's Teaching Financial Literacy course - Center for Economic Education

CTE Summer Conference

Fidelity/UC Financial Literacy PD in June

EKU Personal Finance Professional Development 2022

JCPS Summer Academy

Intro to NGPF for High School Financial Literacy (Jefferson County High School)

Louisiana

Rapides Parish School Board professional development for the 2022-23 school year.

JAG Quarterly training

Maryland

Listed as a resource for personal finance at Academy of Blended Learning Education

Teacher PD at Harpers Choice Middle School

County-wide PD attended by Annapolis High School teacher

Highlighted in Montgomery County Public Schools email 

PD for Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Financial Literacy Summer Institute for Prince George's County Public Schools

Maine

Maine Jump$tart event at Schoodic Institute

Michigan

Recommended by curriculum lead to teacher at East English Village Preparatory Academy

Missouri

MOACTE/MOFCS 

MBEA Conference

Listed on state's business education website (mo.dese.gov)

KIPP Professional Development

Mississippi

ACTE Conference

College and Career Readiness Training

Rankin County School District Professional development

North Carolina

NC 2022 Summer EPF Institutes

Listed on NC Dept. of Public Instruction Economics Curriculum

Nebraska

BMIT Fall conference

New Jersey 

Listed on New Jersey Student Learning Standards - Career Readiness, Life Literacies, and Key Skills references list

New Mexico 

Working with New Mexico Public Education Department on social studies scope and sequence

New York

Scarsdale Teacher's Institute

Advertised by area BOCES 

Ohio

OATFACS Conference

Ohio Department of Education resources page

2022 Educator Institute in Teaching Financial Literacy at the Barker Center, The University of Akron

Oklahoma

ACTE Summit

Listed on Oklahoma State Dept. of Ed. website as a resource

Pennsylvania

Listed in affiliated school curriculum resources (Indiana, Pennsylvania)

Philadelphia School District

PAFCS Summer Workshop (IUP)

Philadelphia Financial Scholars

Temple University FCS Professional Development Workshop

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Education including RIDE Commissioner's Weekly Field Memo

Jump$tart Rhode Island conference

Providence School District

South Carolina

District staff development in Conway

Horry County Schools Government/Economics Collaboration

Tennessee

MNPS Social Studies District In Service (Maplewood High School)

Administration at Smyrna Middle School

Texas

Spring ISD onboarding

District PD at Round Rock School District

Richardson ISD District Wide PD Day

Math conference Cleveland High School

Henderson PD Day

Virginia

Fairfax County Public Schools CTE Professional Development

PLC meeting and Chesterfield County New Teacher Orientation

Vermont

Champlain College course for teachers

Washington

CTE conference in Eastern Washington'

Masters K-12 Financial Education Training

Wisconsin

Milwaukee Public Schools 

West Virginia 

WVU Extension training

WVDE career cluster resource link

National 

FBLA

Million Bazillion podcast

Kiplinger Article

NPR story

Nearpod Camp Engage facilitated by Tori Mansfield

Econ EdLink webinar

DECA Conference

FCCLA National Conference

Stanford Economic Instutute

Canada

02 Conference in Halifax 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the Author

Tim Ranzetta

Tim's saving habits started at seven when a neighbor with a broken hip gave him a dog walking job. Her recovery, which took almost a year, resulted in Tim getting to know the bank tellers quite well (and accumulating a savings account balance of over $300!). His recent entrepreneurial adventures have included driving a shredding truck, analyzing executive compensation packages for Fortune 500 companies and helping families make better college financing decisions. After volunteering in 2010 to create and teach a personal finance program at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, Tim saw firsthand the impact of an engaging and activity-based curriculum, which inspired him to start a new non-profit, Next Gen Personal Finance.

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