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MSU offers financial training workshop
MISSISSIPPI STATE – Educators and community volunteers interested in helping young adults learn to manage their finances are invited to attend a free financial training workshop offered by the Mississippi State University Extension Service.
The first Financial Education for High School Classrooms workshop will be held April 8 from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. in Extension offices in Cleveland, Corinth, Grenada, Hattiesburg, Magnolia, Raymond and Starkville. Additional workshops will be held June 16, July 14 and Oct. 7 at various Extension offices throughout the state.
The interactive videoconference workshop will provide participants with teaching materials and new financial planning education ideas to help high school students learn to manage their money wisely. The workshop will also offer the opportunity for teachers and financial professionals to network and share ideas and strategies.
Free education resources will be provided by Federal Reserve Banks, the National Endowment for Financial Education’s High School Financial Planning Program, the Mississippi Council for Economic Education and MSU. Middle and high school teachers can earn one-half of a continuing education unit for the one-day workshop
For more information and to register, visit Youth Financial Literacy, or contact Suzie Manning at (662) 325-3080 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants must register 10 days before their selected session to allow time for mailing materials to teaching sites.
Writer: Karen Templeton