Get NGPF Certified in specific personal finance topics
NGPF now 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 ready for their classroom
WHAT YOU'LL GET FROM CERTIFICATION COURSES
Become NGPF Certified to boost your resume
Deepen your understanding of a specific personal finance topic
Earn badges to add to your email signature and online resume
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Frequently Asked Questions
Will Certification Courses affect my NGPF Academy credits for the 2021-22 School Year?
Yes, NGPF Certification Courses will count towards your Academy Credits for the 2021-22 school year for those eligible. NGPF Academy is intended only for teachers and educators reaching a multitude of students. Finance professionals and homeschool educators are welcome to attend our professional development offerings but will not receive Academy Credits, gift cards, or swag.
What can I expect for the NGPF Certification Exam?
Length 30 Questions
Duration 60 Minutes. Once you start the exam, the timer cannot be paused. There will be a timer on the upper right side of the page.
Exam Window You will have a specific time period (usually 48 hours) in which you will need to start and complete the exam. You can view specific exam window end times by looking at your exam invitation email and clicking the link.
Exam Format Multiple choice (with use of open notes)
Scoring You will see your results immediately after completing the exam. Passing grade is 80%
The exam window has opened and I still haven't received my exam invite email, what can I do?
If you have attended all 5 sessions of a specific course you will receive an exam invite via email the day the exam window opens. If you have not received this email, please email email@example.com and include an alternative email that we can send the exam invite to.
Can I re-take the exam if I miss the exam window or score less than an 80% and do not pass?
Yes, you can! We will send you an exam link during the next exam window to try again.
Can I complete more than 1 Certification at a time?
Yes, you can! You must register for each separately.
I am going to miss a session, what can I do to make it up?
If you miss a session and would like to register for a single session make-up in a future cohort please register on the certification course page when the next cohort registration opens.
If I miss a session, can I still take the Exam?
No, you will need all 9 hours of Certification Course content before becoming eligible for the Exam!
Do I have to renew my NGPF Certification yearly?
No! We do not recommend attending a course you have already completed in previous years unless we have shared that the course has been completely updated and revamped.