Help a teacher or employee improve their
Sponsor a local teacher – or an employee who offers financial
lessons in your community – to attend the National Institute of Financial & Economic
Literacyin Madison. It's a series of
three, week-long summer workshops that can help them improve the
financial lessons they offer their students.
If you have youth-run, in-school
branchit's another way to deepen your
relationship and if not, to create a relationship, with educators. The
improved personal finance lessons they offer in their classrooms
benefits tens of thousands of high school students each year.
Credit unions have supported a majority of the
sponsored attendees since the Institute began in 2001. Information
about the "credit union difference" is shared each year with participants, as well as
information about the Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation's sponsorship of
Participants also receive a REAL
Solutions Scorecard, which details the value credit unions
offer members and their communities.
The cost of sponsorship is just $300 and
covers registration, lodging, food and materials for a full week.
Graduate credits are available for an additional fee, typically paid by
To sponsor, send a check payable to Edgewood
College to Deb Weier, Edgewood College, 1255 Deming Way, Madison, WI
53717 and ask teachers to note your credit union as a sponsor when
they register. Do
not send checks to the person you're sponsoring; Edgewood must be aware
of your sponsorship in order to recognize your credit union.