The Cowin Financial Literacy Program II

Financial Literacy

Offered by Teachers College, Columbia University and underwritten by a generous grant from Joyce B. Cowin — a TC Trustee and alumna — this online seminar annually trains educators to engage high school students as problem solvers in understanding personal money management for financial literacy success.

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Financial Literacy Institute

TC Cowin Financial Literacy Summer Institute for High School Teachers*

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. Stay tuned for news of the next Institute.

*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.