Family Economics & Financial Education (FEFE) is a program of the Take Charge America Institute at The University of Arizona. It is based on the idea that a university-based financial education outreach program, built on cutting-edge research, can strengthen and extend the ability of schools and community organizations to raise the personal financial capabilities of young adults. To date, the FEFE program is used by over 30,000 educators nationwide impacting 600,000 students annually. From FEFE's inception it has been a program designed by educators for educators. This emphasis is illustrated by our educator-oriented principles which differentiate us from other personal finance programs:
Curriculum development: More than 100 lesson plans and related classroom teaching materials have been developed in a ready-to-teach format by our FEFE Educator Teams.
Curriculum design: All lesson plans are based on multiple intelligences and active learning theories, are aligned to most state and national standards, and can either be used independently or in a variety of courses including a semester, trimester or year-long course.
Support staff: FEFE has a full-time staff of professionals who are available to answer questions and ensure the FEFE Web site and curriculum stay up-to-date.
Professional development: We know that providing free curriculum is not enough! FEFE's multi-dimensional professional development model includes meaningful opportunities to stay connected with industry changes through Webinars, interactive trainings to share best practices, FEFE Now, and our online educator communities.
Teacher licensure renewal and ISU graduate credit will be available. Contact Professor Cindy Fletcher at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Important Registration Information
The registration deadline is July 15, 2013. Space is limited (75 participants), preregistration is required.