HAUPPAGUE, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2013
On March 15, 2013, Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU) is sponsoring a one-day “Financial Literacy for College and Career Readiness” seminar that is open to all teachers, administrators and other professionals who provide financial education to middle school and high school students. All New York State teachers will receive a certificate of completion for six (6) hours of continuing education credits.
Held at TFCU’s headquarters in Hauppauge, the training seminar will provide resources for teachers to strengthen their role as effective financial literacy instructors. The financial planning program is a turnkey financial literacy program specifically focused on basic personal finance skills that are relevant to the lives of pre-teens, and young adults. The financial planning program supports teachers and community organizations as they help youth build a solid foundation for financial independence and decision making. The key presenter will be outstanding educator, Susan Gubing, the author of Games 2 Careers and a leader in education consulting.
“TFCU is committed to sharing the latest resources and methods of instruction to help teachers prepare students for future employment and give them the ability to make sound financial decisions,” said Robert G. Allen, TFCU President/CEO. “Our financial literacy seminars and programs have been held at schools through Suffolk and Nassau Counties. This seminar is an opportunity for TFCU to support educators who teaching students in the practical aspects of handling their money.”
For more information and to register, contact Jennifer Gunn, Community Development/Public Relations Manager at (631) 698-7000, ext. 3322 or jenniferg(at)teachersfcu(dot)org. For more information about TFCU locations and services, please visit http://www.teachersfcu.org.
Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU), one of the country’s largest credit unions, is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution. TFCU was founded on Long Island in 1952 and now has over $4.7 billion in total assets, serves more than 227,000 members and has 23 full-service branches throughout Suffolk County including: Amityville, Bay Shore, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Central Islip, Commack, East Northport, Entenmann’s, Farmingville, Hauppauge, Holbrook, Huntington, Nesconset, North Babylon, Oakdale, Port Jefferson Station, Riverhead, Rocky Point, Selden, Shirley, Smithtown, South Setauket, and Stony Brook University (2). Members also have access to services at more than 4,900 shared service centers located across the country. TFCU offers financial services to all people and businesses located in Nassau and Suffolk counties (excluding the townships of Southampton, East Hampton and Shelter Island). More information is available about TFCU by visiting http://www.teachersfcu.org or by calling (631) 698-7000.