South Portland, Maine (PRWEB) December 04, 2012
The Institute for Financial Literacy (http://www.FinancialLit.org), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization whose mission is to promote effective financial education and counseling, announced today that nominations for the Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE)™ Awards are being accepted now through Jan. 31, 2013. Each year, at its Annual Conference on Financial Education, the Institute honors educators, authors, organizations and researchers who have distinguished themselves for their work in support of financial literacy education. Nomination guidelines and forms are available online at http://www.EIFLEAwards.org or by calling 207-221-3663.
“The importance of financial literacy education and its role in our everyday lives continues to grow each year,” said Leslie E. Linfield, Executive Director of the Institute for Financial Literacy. “We created the EIFLE Awards to raise awareness of the need for financial literacy education and to recognize the dedication and outstanding work being done by financial educators around the world who work to improve the financial knowledge of our communities.”
Presented for the first time in 2007, the EIFLE Awards were created to recognize and acknowledge innovation, education and a commitment to financial literacy education. Award categories include Book, Education Program, Instructional Game, Published Research, Educator and Organization of the Year. Since its inception, the EIFLE Awards have become one of the most prestigious and sought after honors in the field of financial literacy education.
Among the 2012 honorees were AARP,The Council for Economic Education, Fastweb LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Consolidated Credit Counseling Services and authors Alisa Weinstein, Jim Randel, Tony Steuer and Julie Jason. For a complete list of EIFLE winners, please visit EIFLEawards.org/hall-of-fame.
The EIFLE Awards will be presented at a special dinner ceremony on April 3, 2013 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Fla., during the Institute’s 8th Annual Conference on Financial Education.
For registration, hotel reservations, exhibit availability and sponsorship opportunities for the Annual Conference on Financial Education, please visit http://www.ACFEonline.org or call 207-221-3663.
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About the Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Awards
Established in 2007, the mission of the EIFLE Awards is to promote the effective delivery of consumer financial products, services and education by acknowledging the accomplishments of those that advance financial literacy education. The EIFLE Awards dinner is held each year during the Annual Conference on Financial Education. For more information about the EIFLE Awards, visit http://www.EIFLEAwards.org or call 207-221-3663.
About the Institute for Financial Literacy
The Institute for Financial Literacy is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization whose mission is to promote effective financial education and counseling. As a national authority on adult financial education, the Institute advances professionalism and effectiveness in the field of financial literacy by setting the National Standards for Adult Financial Literacy Education™, hosting the Annual Conference on Financial Education™, presenting the Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE)™ Awards, maintaining the Library of Personal Finance™, and administering the Center for Financial Certifications®, Council on Financial Education Accreditation™, Center for Consumer Financial Research™ and Center for Consumer Financial Education™. For more information about the Institute, visit http://www.FinancialLit.org or call 207-221-3663.