Financial Education Boot Camp 2017:
Financial Current Events: Making the Real World “Real” to Students
Do you teach personal finance to youth and/or adults? This free five-hour workshop will include brief subject matter
updates by Dr. Barbara O’Neill of Rutgers Cooperative Extension about current personal finance topics. The
remainder of the workshop will focus on creative ways to teach personal finance via creative lesson plans, online
resources, and technology tools. Participants will also have time to network and share ideas in small groups.
Time: 9:15 am to 3:30 pm (Registration starts at 8:30 am)
Two identical Financial Education Boot Camps will be held at two convenient NJ locations
North NJ: Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Conference Center, Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC)
118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ
For a map and directions, see http://www.raritanval.edu/about/directions.html (Park in Parking Lot 1)
South NJ: Thursday, August 3, 2017
Atlantic County Institute of Technology
5080 Atlantic Avenue, Mays Landing, NJ
For a map and directions, see http://www.acitech.org/cms/contact-us/contact-information-main
There is NO registration fee but PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by Friday, July 26.
Lunch and morning breakfast will be provided at no cost to participants with sponsorship funding received from Next
Gen Personal Finance from Palo Alto, California (see http://nextgenpersonalfinance.org/).
Space is limited to 100 people at each location. Register early!
Please use the following links to register for the Financial Education Boot Camp programs:
August 2, 2017 Link: https://homeroom5.doe.state.nj.us/events/details.php?t=1;recid=28056
August 3, 2017 Link: https://homeroom5.doe.state.nj.us/events/details.php?t=1;recid=28075
This is a NEW teacher training workshop that has NOT been presented previously anywhere else in New Jersey. It
will feature recent current events and research findings in personal finance (these are new every year), new hands-on
personal finance learning activities, and presentations about technology tools and financial education resources by
guest speakers. For information about the program content, contact Dr. Barbara O’Neill at email@example.com.
This session is supported by August 2011 legislation, (N.J.S.A. 17:9-43.2.D) that authorizes New Jersey credit unions to serve as
public depositories for the purpose of promoting personal financial literacy education. Raritan Valley Community College and
the Atlantic County Vocational School District are sponsoring the meeting space. Next Gen Personal Finance is providing
funding for meals and door prizes and in-kind funding of staff resources is being provided by Rutgers Cooperative Extension,
the New Jersey Department of Education, the NJ Coalition for Financial Education, and the NJ Council for Economic Education.
Professional development certificates will be provided for participants who attend the entire workshop.