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Personal Finance Training for Teachers

UT Extension is an approved provider by the Tennessee Department of Education to prepare high school teachers to teach Personal Finance. Extension educators are offering two-day workshops across the state that will provide the 14 hours of training for teachers to meet the employment requirement to teach personal finance.

UT Extension offers:

  • Two-day workshops across the state (14 hours)
  • NEFE High School Financial Planning Program (HSFPP) curriculum
  • Supplemental personal finance instruction and resources
  • Training that meets the Tennessee Personal Finance content standards

NEFE HSFPP student guides and instructor manuals are FREE to participants. Workshops are offered at no charge to participants.



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Personal Finance Training for Teachers

Participants must attend both full days in order to receive the Tennessee Department of Education employment requirement to teach personal finance. There is no charge for the workshops.

All Workshops are from 9:00am - 4:00pm

2014 Workshop Schedule

Chattanooga
  • June 24 & 25, 2014 - Full
    Register by: 12/31/2015
    UT & TSU Extension - Hamilton County 6183 Adamson Circle Chattanooga, TN
    Contact: Nancy Rucker at 423-855-6113 or e-mail nrucker@utk.edu
Cookeville
  • July 17 & 18, 2014 - Full
    Register by: 12/31/2015
    Putnam County Extension Office, 900 South Walnut Avenue, Room 4
    Contact: Michelle Parrott at 931-526-4561 or e-mail Michelle.parrott@utk.edu
Franklin
  • July 15 & 16 2014 - Full
    Register by: 12/31/2015
    Williamson County Extension Office 4215 Long Lane Suite 200 Franklin, TN 37064
    Contact: Jane Gault at 615-862-5995 ext. 25134 or e-mail jgault@utk.edu
Huntingdon
  • July 24 & 25 2014
    Register by: 12/31/2015
    Huntingdon Middle School 199 Browning Avenue Huntingdon, TN
    Contact: Gwen Joyner at 731-986-1976 or e-mail gjoyner1@utk.edu
Jackson
  • June 11 & 12, 2014 - Full
    Register by: 12/31/2015
    West Tennessee Research and AG Center, Room B, 605 Airways Blvd. Jackson, TN
    Contact: Gwen Joyner at 731-986-1976 or e-mail gjoyner1@tennessee.edu
Jonesborough
  • June 16 & 17, 2014
    Register by: 12/31/2015
    Washington County Extension Office 206 W. Main Street Jonesborough, TN 37659
    Contact: Elizabeth Elizondo at 423-753-1680 or e-mail eelizond@utk.edu
Knoxville
  • October 2 & 3, 2014
    Register by: 12/31/2015
    UT Federal Credit Union, 2100 White Ave.
    Contact: Christopher Sneed at 865-982-6430 or e-mail csneed@utk.edu
Memphis
  • July 17 & 18 2014 - Full
    Register by: 12/31/2015
    Memphis Agricenter C-Wing Cotton Room, Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd. Memphis, TN
    Contact: Cathy Faust at 901-752-1207 or e-mail cfaust2@utk.edu
Nashville
  • August 26 & 27, 2014
    Register by: 12/31/2015
    US Community Credit Union, 2622 Old Lebanon Road Nashville,TN
    Contact: Jane Gault at 615-862-5995 ext. 25134 or e-mail jgault@utk.edu

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The HSFPP is a joint project of the National Endowment for Financial Education, the Cooperative States Research, Education and Extension Service, and the Credit Union National Association.

Program Contact

Dr. Ann Berry, Associate Professor & Extension Family Economics Specialist,
(865) 974-8198 or aaberry@utk.edu