Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2012
The National Financial Educators Council has selected leading experts to be a part of the financial literacy curriculum advisory board. The 2012 board consist of 20 individuals passionate about sharing their knowledge to improve the financial capability of youth across the country. Additional board members are being sought to participate in this collaborative effort and can submit their application now.
The NFECs’ financial literacy curriculum and training programs have been designed by a team of financial professionals and educators to meet core educational standards while offering the ‘real world’ knowledge to help youth prepare for the financial realities of life. The financial literacy lesson plans are updated each year to incorporate timely information that can impact ones finances. To facilitate each annual update, the NFEC builds a financial literacy advisory board comprised of: financial advisors, Realtors, mortgage specialists, debt experts, personal finance professionals, and educators.
The NFEC has selected six additional financial literacy Curriculum Advisory Board members for 2012. Select members include:
The NFEC credits the success of the personal finance curriculum with the advice provided by brining educators and financial professionals together. The Chief Marketing Officer of the NFEC, Vince Shorb states, “The NFEC advisors are a tremendous asset, and they help us to ensure our curriculum provides ‘real world’ financial literacy knowledge while meeting educational standards. This satisfies the needs of the educators we serve and provides our students the life skills that can improve many areas of their life.”
Advisory board members that are approved possess an expert level of knowledge about personal finance topics. They share the NFEC’s desire to improve the financial literacy knowledge of the youth nationwide. Curriculum advisors review small portions of the NFEC’s financial literacy lesson plans. Board members add ideas and comments to assist in refining the high school financial literacy curriculum. Financial professionals, personal finance experts and educators may visit the curriculum advisor board webpage for more information.
The NFEC is a social enterprise organization with the mission to empower people with the financial education knowledge needed to make effective financial literacy decisions that improve their lives and the lives of people they love. The NFEC’s collaboration with educators and financial professionals helps make the financial literacy curriculum practical for the youth that receive instruction.