This one-day professional development program introduces middle school teachers to methods of teaching personal finance topics such as personal decision-making, saving, investing, budgeting, and the wise use of credit using the Financial Fitness for Life, Second Edition lesson book for grades 6–8. 

Taught by Federal Reserve economic education specialists, this program emphasizes active- and collaborative-learning teaching methods that help middle school teachers meet state and national standards in personal finance, social studies, family and consumer sciences, and business education as well as the Common Core State Standards. Participants will receive 6.5 hours of professional development credit, breakfast and lunch, and a copy of the Financial Fitness for Life, Grades 6–8 teaching materials.


Wednesday, July 31, 2019; 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
7th and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106


Open to teachers for grades 5–9

Registration Fee


Registration Deadline

Tuesday, July 23, 2019