Continuing Education

Financial Educator- 16 Hours

Teaching financial EDUCATION provides educators an opportunity to make a tremendous difference in the lives of people seeking positive change. The key to having great credit, becoming a homeowner, saving for retirement, avoiding default on federal student loans, recovering from identity theft, or handling so many other financial issues is knowledge. Financial educators build a foundation on which people change their lives.

This is a continuing education course. Students who successfully complete this course will receive 16 credit hours of continuing education credit. Students interested in an instructor-led experience and certification should explore our certification programs.

NOTE: This class involves submitting assignments and presentations. Please expect to finish this course over a two-month period.
  • introduction
  • Introduction to Financial Educator Course
  • Module 1
  • Module 1: Defining the Audience
  • Project A - Who is Your Audience?
  • Module 2
  • Module 2: Two Main Types of Curriculum
  • Module 2, Unit 1: Designed by an Agency for Delivery from an Agency
  • Module 2, Unit 2: Designed for Delivery to an Outside Group
  • Project B - Discuss the Audience, Purpose and Marketing.
  • MODULE 3
  • Module 3: Engaging the Audience
  • Module 3, Unit 1: Before the Class Begins
  • Module 3, Unit 2: Making it Interesting
  • Module 3, Unit 3: Speaking techniques
  • Project C - Create an Engaging Activity
  • module 4
  • Module 4: Creating the Content
  • Project D - Let's Make an Outline!
  • MODULE 5
  • Module 5: The Final Steps
  • Project E: Presentation Slides
  • MODULE 6
  • Module 6: Financial Education Content
  • Final Project: Present Your Financial Education Presentation!
  • Certification Renewal Form
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Final Project: Present Your Financial Education Presentation!"
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever