Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) April 19, 2005
Author Dan Otter and 24/7 Educational Services, LLC (my247ed.com) have teamed up to offer professional development credit for reading Teach and Retire Rich. The 160-page book details in clear, easy-to-read prose the unique wealth-building tools available to educators and other school personnel.
ÂI thought this was a great way for teachers to kill two birds with one stone,Â said Otter, a teacher himself. ÂActually let me restate that in more politically correct terms: marrying a book about teacher finances with professional development credit is a great way for educators to multi-task.Â
ÂWe think this book and what we do is a great match,Â said Tod Whitman, President and CEO of 24/7 Educational Services. ÂWe can offer teachers a convenient, affordable way to earn professional development credit while they learn about critical financial issues. In fact, in addition to years in education, retirement benefits are often based on how many professional development hours or credits one's earned during that time.Â
Educators can earn up to 15 hours or one-credit for the course, Teach and Retire by completing a series of activities, many of which are web-based and allows the educator to see and experience for themselves different models and options. Credit is available through Seattle University.
About Dan Otter
Dan Otter is a teacher, writer, and operator of two websites that are designed to educate and empower, 403bwise.com and 457bwise.com. He has been advocating for better retirement plan choices for teachers since he founded 403bwise.com in 2000. The site attracts more than 35,000 a month and has been featured in The Washington Post, US News & World Report, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal. Dan's first book, The 403(b) Wise Guide, which he co-wrote with planner Scott Dauenhauer, sold more than 10,000 copies and was described by Vanguard founder John C. Bogle as "right on!" Dan has appeared on National Public Radio and has written on retirement issues for the Motley Fool website. He also speaks to schools and other organizations about the Teach and Retire Rich concepts outlined in this book.
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About 24/7 Educational Services LLC
24/7 Educational Services, http://www.my247ed.com is a privately held education company founded in 2001. Its founders - all current or former teachers and administrators, have a broad technical, engineering and business backgrounds and a rich history of creating and teaching courses throughout the United States and overseas. http://www.my247ed.com aggregates, develops, markets and delivers professional development and college/university credit courses in compliance with the standards and procedures set forth by individual States. All courses offered on the http://www.my247ed.com site are approved or accredited per the requirements of each individual State and their respective State Education Boards'. Courses are then made available online, via CD-ROM, video-cassette, audio-cassette, streaming video, a combination of several, or through the traditional classroom setting, and can be completed at the discretion of the educator over a year's time. Users of http://www.my247ed.com's site can easily track professional development opportunities and credit hours completed with http://www.my247ed.com or independently of http://www.my247ed.com within a secure area of the of http://www.my247ed.com's Professional Development Management System (PDMS) on its website.
Teach and Retire Rich
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