What is NGPF Academy?

NGPF Academy is our system to offer and track FREE professional development opportunities for educators focusing on personal finance. 

No need to enroll in NGPF Academy! You will automatically be added to NGPF Academy when you attend a professional development opportunity

 

 

 

How Does NGPF Academy Work?

For every hour of live NGPF PD you attend [Virtual FinCamps, Virtual PDs, Webinars, Certification Courses, & Speaker Series] you will earn:

  • One NGPF Academy Credit
  • NGPF PD Certificate

Once you reach Academy milestones you will earn swag! This is our way of saying thank you for all of the work you do for your students and community.

*Note: Swag is shipped on a quarterly basis. If you reach multiple levels during a single quarter, you will be shipped ALL earned swag.
 

 


What Incentives Will I Earn?

NGPF Academy: June 1st, 2020 - May 31st, 2021

Once You Reach Each Level:

You Earn:

Freshperson

10 Academy Credits

$100 Gift Card + Swag

Sophomore

20 Academy Credits

$125 Gift Card + Swag (plus all gifts above)

Junior

30 Academy Credits

$150 Gift Card + Swag (plus all gifts above)

Senior

40 Academy Credits

$200 Gift Card + Swag (plus all gifts above)

*Note: Swag is shipped on a quarterly basis. If you reach multiple levels during a single quarter, you will be shipped ALL earned swag.

 

Check the table below to view the shipping calendar for NGPF Swag in 2020-21

 


When will I receive my NGPF Academy Swag?

Users have from June 1st, 2020 to May 31st, 2021 to accumulate NGPF Academy Credits and reach the level milestones to earn swag! That being said, our office only ships swag out once per quarter. Use the date that you achieve the NGPF Academy milestone (ex. Sophomore status) to find your expected ship date for your swag.

NGPF Academy 2020-21: Shipping Calendar

Quarter when Academy Milestone was achieved:

Ship Date:

1st quarter: June 1st - August 31st

Swag and gift cards delivered by September 30th

2nd quarter: September 1st - November 30th

Swag and gift cards delivered by December 31st

3rd quarter: December 1st - February 28th

Swag and gift cards delivered by March 30th

4th quarter: March 1st - May 31st

Swag and gift cards delivered by June 30th

*NOTE: Amazon gift cards will be emailed to you during the window and our small but mighty team is packing & sending swag from California. You may hear that people have received theirs before you.

Please do not email us regarding swag until after the shipping window has passed. If the shipping window has passed, please email academyswag@ngpf.org.


Make Sure to Check your Current NGPF Academy Registrations

Find all your current registrations, your total earned NGPF Academy Credits, access your PD Certificates, Zoom link and more by going to "My Account" at ngpf.org.

 

 

 


 

 

NOTE: Update your Home Address in NGPF Academy

Due to School Closures, NGPF will be sending swag directly to your home address. Confirm that your home address is listed in your NGPF Profile

  • Go to My Account (Upper right hand corner of ngpf.org)
  • Update your home address under "Get Swag"
 

 

 

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Where will you be sending the NGPF Swag?

We will be sending swag to home addresses due to school closures. Please be sure to list your home address on your NGPF Profile Page. You can update your address here.

Will the PD hours I gain from participating in the certification courses count towards NGPF Academy credits?

Yes, all live NGPF PDs will count towards NGPF Academy Credits. Sessions include: Virtual FinCamps, Virtual PDs, Webinars, & Certification Courses

Do credits from the previous NGPF Academy Years carry over?

No, NGPF Academy Credits restart each year at 0 starting on June 1st.