The CFL’s innovative and nationally recognized graduate-level training for K-12 educators is designed to confer the confidence, knowledge, and resources they need to teach personal finance.

From professional development programs tailored to your state’s needs, to our nationally recognized graduate course, our goal is to improve financial literacy education in communities across the nation.

Financial Literacy Professional Development Credit

As more states mandate financial literacy requirements for students, many school districts are unable to provide the resources or programs to make this specialized training available to their teachers.

The CFL’s programs offer needed teacher training—an online 3 credit graduate course and a professional development training—that upon completion meets the certification requirements for middle and high school teachers.

Professional Development Programming

The CFL will work with your state to create customized professional development programming tailored to your needs. Approximately 7 hours of content, these free online, on-demand modules are state-specific and led by local and national experts.

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Graduate Courses

The Financial Literacy Graduate Course for Educators is an 8-week, graduate-level class that will earn you 3 credits towards your Master’s degree through Champlain College Online. The course is offered as made available by generous donors in certain states. We are currently accepting applications for Vermont educators only.

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Teacher Scholarship

Our online graduate level course is tailored to educators providing school faculty the opportunity to gain the knowledge and resources needed to develop and confidently teach personal finance to their students.

The online course is offered through Champlain College Online (CCO), an innovative leader in online education for over 30 years. We integrate real-world experts into the curriculum, including content experts in taxes, insurance, investing, credit, student loans and banking products to help explain the benefits, features and risks.

Through the generosity of our financial partners, educators can receive scholarships to cover the cost of our online graduate level course. The application for the course will also be used to determine your eligibility for the scholarship; no further application is necessary.

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Online Resources gives high school educators access to the peer-recommended resources that they need to confidently and successfully teach financial literacy concepts in their classrooms.

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Center for Financial Literacy
Champlain College
PO Box 670
Burlington, VT 05402-0670