High School Financial Literacy
CalCPA Institute’s FREE, fully
interactive financial literacy program is relevant and engaging for
high school or college students. CalCPA members are available statewide
to talk about money management.
Find out more about bringing financial literacy into classrooms.
Dollars & Sense
CalCPA’s Dollars & Sense program consists of CPA-led workshops hosted by legislators, community groups, schools and businesses to help improve Californians’ financial literacy. Participants learn how to better manage money, improve savings and investment strategies, taxes and more. Each workshop includes a presentation and dynamic Q&A so that participants walk away with relevant information, helping them build financial security.
Find out more about Dollars & Sense.
California Financial Literacy Conference for Educators
On Aug. 13 at UC Berkeley and
Aug. 15 at UCLA fourth-12 grade educators, California community colleges,
nonprofits, businesses, community groups, financial professionals and
government agencies will meet to empower California's educators to fight
Find out more about the 2013 California Financial Literacy Conference for Educators.
Financial Smarts For Teachers
CalCPA, the California Jump$tart Coalition and California Council on Economic Education developed Financial Smarts For Teachers program to help teachers gain a better understanding of their own finances. Financially savvy teachers will in turn be better prepared to teach the subject to students.
Read more about personal finance education.
National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education
With benchmarks, knowledge statements and glossary, The National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education was created and is maintained by the Jump$tart Coalition. The Jump$tart Coalition asserts that all young people graduating from our nation's high schools should be able to take individual responsibility for their personal economic well-being. To this end, the Standards indicate the skills students must have to increase their personal finance knowledge continually as their responsibilities and opportunities change.
Download the complete National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education.
We have a range of resources for both CalCPA members who would like to volunteer, and for people who need information about financial preparation for a disaster.
Learn more about preparing for a disaster.