Seminar for Educators on Financial Literacy and Business Responsibility

DECA advisors are encouraged to apply to attend a three-day seminar focusing on teaching business and financial responsibility, June 16-18, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif. Most expenses will be covered for accepted applicants. Applications are due March 2.

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) and Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) are proud to co-host the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. This intensive, three-day learning experience is designed to help educators deepen their understanding of financial literacy and develop business-related skills that they can integrate into their classrooms.

The seminar will take place at Wharton | San Francisco, the West Coast campus of the Ivy League’s oldest business school from June 16-18 and is open to 120 public and private high school teachers, principals, administrators and superintendents. The seminar application is open to all high school educators; however, those from the West Coast and the 13 states that have financial literacy graduation requirements (Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Missouri, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia) are especially encouraged to apply.

Key Benefits:

  • Coverage of certain expenses, including transportation to and from the seminar, hotel accommodations, meals, teaching sessions and conference materials upon acceptance to the seminar;[1]
  • Customized sessions taught by Wharton professors and PwC US leaders on topics such as finance and investing, leadership, management and marketing;
  • Breakout sessions exploring lesson plans and practical applications of seminar concepts;
  • Access to free curricula that can be applied immediately in classrooms;
  • Networking opportunities with peers from across the country to discuss best practices and create new connections; and
  • Certificate of completion from Knowledge@Wharton and the opportunity to earn 20 hours of professional development based on two full eight-hour days and one four-hour day of class time and networking.[2]

For more information and to apply, click here.

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