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Cost

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.

Upcoming Training

Keys to Financial Success
Monday, July 9, 2018, to Friday, July 13, 2018
8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Registration opens soon!

Standards

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.

For More Information

Todd Zartman
Economic Education Specialist
(215) 574-6457
todd.zartman@phil.frb.org E-Mail Address

Sources of Curricula

Each Keys to Financial Success teacher receives the 165-page Keys to Financial Success Teacher’s Manual. This manual provides the teacher with the complete 52-lesson Keys to Financial Success course and is available free of charge from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The manual directs teachers to additional resources in the following curriculum materials, all of which are provided free of charge to those teachers who attend the Keys to Financial Success teacher-training offered each summer. Those teachers who choose not to participate in the teacher-training program may purchase these resources directly from their publishers.

Color Title Source
  Capstone: Exemplary Lessons for High School Economics Teacher’s Guide Lopus, J., J. Morton, R. Reinke, M. Schug, and D. Wentworth, 2003. Capstone: Exemplary Lessons for High School Economics Teacher’s Guide. New York: Council for Economic Education.
Available at http://store.councilforeconed.org External Link
  Capstone: Exemplary Lessons for High School Economics Student Activities Lopus, J., J. Morton, R. Reinke, M. Schug, and D. Wentworth, 2003. Capstone: Exemplary Lessons for High School Economics Student Activities. New York: Council for Economic Education.
Available at http://store.councilforeconed.org External Link
  Financial Fitness for Life Teacher’s Guide Morton, J. and M. Schug, 2001. Financial Fitness for Life: Bringing Home the Gold Grades 9-12. New York: Council for Economic Education.
Available at http://store.councilforeconed.org External Link
  Financial Fitness for Life Student Workouts Morton, J. and M. Schug, 2001. Financial Fitness for Life: Bringing Home the Gold Grades 9-12. New York: Council for Economic Education.
Available at http://store.councilforeconed.org External Link
  Financial Fitness for Life Teacher’s Guide, Grades 6-8 Flowers, B. and S. Gallaher, 2001. Financial Fitness for Life: Shaping Up Your Financial Future Grades 6-8. New York Council for Economic Education.
Available at http://store.councilforeconed.org External Link
  Financial Fitness for Life, Student Workouts, Grades 6-8 Flowers B. and S. Gallaher, 2001. Financial Fitness for Life: Shaping Up Your Financial Future Grades 6-8. New York Council for Economic Education.
Available at http://store.councilforeconed.org External Link
  Financial Fitness for Life Parents’ Guide Flowers B., S. Gallaher, J. Morton, and M. Schug, 2001. Financial Fitness for Life: Shaping Up Your Financial Future Parents' Guide Grades 6-12. New York: Council for Economic Education.
Available at http://store.councilforeconed.org External Link
  Keys Materials A CD-ROM of materials created by the authors. Available free of charge by contacting Todd Zartman
  Learning, Earning, and Investing Caldwell, J., J. Davis, S. Gallagher, J. Lopus, J. Morton, M. Schug, M. Suiter, P. VanFossen, D. Wentworth, and W. Wood, 2004. Learning, Earning, and Investing: High School. New York: Council for Economic Education.
Available at http://store.councilforeconed.org External Link
  State Farm Insurance Lessons Available on Virtual Economics: CD-ROM - Version 3.0.
Available at http://store.councilforeconed.org External Link
  VISA Practical Money Skills VISA, 2000. Practical Money Skills. San Francisco: VISA U.S.A., Inc.
Available at http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com External Link