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There is a $50 registration fee for the professional development portion of the Keys to Financial Success; however, materials and program information are free to schools and teachers. The Keys to Financial Success represents an excellent option for getting teachers and students started with personal financial education quickly.
Keys to Financial Success
June 27-July 1, 2016
8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Each lesson in the Keys to Financial Success program is correlated to the national content standards in financial literacy, personal finance, and economics as well as the Common Core State Standards.
Economic Education Specialist
Barbara Emery is the program coordinator at the University of Delaware Center for Economic Education & Entrepreneurship. Prior to joining the center in 2001, Barbara taught social studies for more than 31 years at Christiana High School in the Christina School District, Newark, DE. She has a master of instruction degree in economic education and a bachelor’s degree in history, both from the University of Delaware.
Todd Zartman is the economic education specialist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Prior to joining the Reserve Bank in 2004, Todd taught business and technology at Palisades High School in Kintnersville, PA. He previously taught at Liberty High School in Bethlehem, PA. He has an M.A. degree in economic education and entrepreneurship from the University of Delaware, a B.A. in speech communications from the University of Richmond, and a B.S. in education from Delaware Valley College.
Andrew Hill is the economic education advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and adjunct professor of economics at Temple University. Prior to joining the Reserve Bank in 2002, Andrew was a visiting assistant professor of economics at Washington College in Chestertown, MD. He has a Ph.D., an M.A., and a B.S. degrees in economics from the University of Delaware.
Bonnie Meszaros is the associate director of the Center for Economic Education & Entrepreneurship and assistant professor of economics at the University of Delaware. Prior to joining the center in 1974, Bonnie was a middle school teacher in Ohio and Delaware. She has Ph.D. and M.Ed. degrees from the University of Delaware and a B.A. degree from Ohio Wesleyan University.