The Cowin Financial Literacy Program II

Financial Literacy

March 15, 2019 to April 30, 2019

Offered by Teachers College, Columbia University and underwritten by a generous grant from Joyce B. Cowin, a Teachers College Trustee and alumna. Learn to use the case study method to teach your high school-aged students financial literacy. Engage them as problem solvers in some of the most compelling dramas and dilemmas of personal money management. Learn more.

Financial Literacy Institute

2018 TC Cowin Financial Literacy Summer Institute for High School Teachers*

July 9, 2018 to July 12, 2018
Registration is closed.

Held on the Teachers College campus, the Institute consists of a series of collaborative and interactive workshops on personal finance with explicit ties to standards and curricula. Participants learn from content area experts and work with colleagues to create customized instructional materials to support students in making good choices about budgeting, saving, investing, consumption, and borrowing.

*An initiative of Teachers College, Columbia University in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Working in Support of Education (w!se), sponsored by Joyce B. Cowin, Trustee, Teachers College.

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