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  • 1. Taking Care of Business in the Classroom Sara M. Lorenzen and Amy L. Welch, APR Communications Team Oklahoma Society of CPAs 08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 2. Welcome
    • Famous people in accounting:
    08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 3. What’s the difference between and accountant and a CPA?
      • An accountant is not the same as a CPA.
      • One that keeps, audits and inspects the financial records of individuals or businesses and prepares financial and tax reports.
      • A CPA is someone who holds a public license to practice.
    08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 4. How do I know if a student would make a good CPA?
    • Strong communication & people skills
    • Good problem solving, analytical and research abilities
    • Good time management skills
    • Exhibits leadership
    • Has high ethical standards
    • Aware of current events & emerging technologies
    08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 5. So, how can the OSCPA help?
    • Web site (www.oscpa.com)
    • Guest speakers
    • Lesson plans (Incl. Financial Literacy)
    • Start Here, Go Places ( www.startheregoplaces.com )
    • Start Going Places DVD
    • Money Means Business ( www.moneymeansbusiness.com )
    • Educator E-Newsletter
    • Scholarships & Scholarship Resources For Students
    08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 6. The Website
    • www.oscpa.com/educator
    • www.KnowWhatCounts.org
    08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 7. Links
    • Games
    • Lesson plans
    • Activities
    • Online videos
    • www.startheregoplaces.com
    • www.moneymeansbusiness.com
    08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 8. Feed The Pig 08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 9. Guest Speakers
    • We have volunteers who want to speak to your students!
    • CPAs can present on financial literacy topics too!
    08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 10. Lesson Plans
    • We have a variety of lesson plans.
    • If we don’t have it, we may be able to find it through our network of state societies.
    • If we can’t find one ~ Let’s make one! We sponsoring a lesson plans contest, LEAD!
    08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 11. L essons E nhancing A ccounting D evelopment 08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 12. Start Going Places
    • Used to be called “iPack”
    • Comes from the AICPA
    • Cost = $4 each (w/ shipping)
    • When a speaker comes, he/she brings a DVD and you can keep it… for FREE.
    08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs Texlin Quinney
  • 13. The Asset – The e-Newsletter for YOU!
    • Comes out twice per year: September and January.
    • Includes articles about OSCPA resources, tools, educators, scholarships, contests and more.
    • Also includes articles about teaching innovations, careers for students, networking and career advice and more.
    08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 14. Scholarships & Scholarship Resources 08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
    • Oklahoma High School Senior
    • Attending an Oklahoma College or University
    • How?
      • Application ( http://www.oscpa.com/?921 );
      • Official Transcript;
      • Current Résumé;
      • 3 letters of recommendation; and
      • A 250-word typed essay
      • “ Why I Want to Pursue an Accounting Career.”
  • 15. StartHereGoPlaces.com 08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 16. We want to help!
    • The OSCPA is eager to develop long-lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with educators.
    • Have another great resource to share with Oklahoma Educators? Let us know!
    • Got a suggestion? We want to hear it!
    08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
  • 17. Questions? 08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs
    • Call the OSCPA Communications/Accounting Careers Team: (800) 522-8261
    • Sara Lorenzen, communications coordinator/student & educator liaison, ext. 3814 or e-mail [email_address]
    • Amy Welch, director of communications, ext. 3806 or e-mail [email_address]
  • 18. Thank you!! 08/11/09 sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs