Did you miss a previous webinar?  Catch up on the archived sessions below. 


February 28, 2017
Topics and Presenters:

  • Insurance 101 for Teachers (David Buono, Pennsylvania Insurance Department) - video of presentation (coming soon) - website
  • Jump$tart Clearinghouse (Anne Bannister, Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy) - slides - video of presentation (coming soon) - website
  • Future Smart (Amber Osuba, Everfi) - slides  - video of presentation (29:24) - website 

Download the agenda and bios here.


January 31, 2017
Topics and Presenters:

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November 30, 2016

Topics and Presenters:

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October 26, 2016

Topics and Presenters:

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September 28, 2016
Topics and Presenters:

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Watch the video of the session here



April 14, 2016

Topics and Presenters:

  • Practice What You Preach: You, Your Students, and Investing (Doug Hassenbein, PA Department of Banking and Securities) - slides (handouts version or notes version)
  • PwCs New Earn Your Future Digital Lab (Hilary Hunt, Financial Education Consultant) - slides

Download the agenda and bios here
Watch the video of the session here


March 16, 2016

Topics and Presenters:

  • Everything Teens (and Adults, too) Should Know about Car Insurance  (David Buono, Pennsylvania Insurance Department) - slides, definitions, worksheet, and quiz (Note: These are draft versions. Final versions will be posted when available.)
  • Kiddynomics and Other Resources for Teaching Personal Finance from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Dr. Erin Yetter, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis) - slides (coming soon)

Download the agenda and bios here
Watch the video of the session here


February 11, 2016
Topics and Presenters:

  • Pennsylvania's Model Personal Finance Curriculum, Model High School Personal Finance Course, and iTunes U Course (Hilary Hunt, The Making Cents Project) - slides
  • Teaching Financial Services with Resources from the iTunes Course (Fred LaPointe, Lebanon Catholic School)
    • Non-Depository Financial Services - slides
    • Identity Theft - slides

Download the agenda and bios here
Watch the video of the session here


January 13, 2016

Topics and Presenters:

  • Borrow to Grow and What You Need to Know (Holly Chase, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency) - slides
  • Thrive 'n' Shine (Dr. Maggie Kundson, MindBlown Labs) - slides
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  • What We Know about Successful Financial Education Programs (Dr. Andrew Hill, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia) - slides

Download the agenda and bios here

Watch the video of the afternoon session here


November 12, 2015
Topics and Presenters:

  • Budget Challenge - The Road Test for Personal Finance (Brian Page, Budget Challenge) - slides
  • Foundations for Your Future: The Pennsylvania State Employee's Retirement System (Brian Farester, PSERS) - slides
  • Teaching High Schoolers about Earning Income and Resources from the National Endowment for Financial Education (Susan Sharkey, NEFE) - slides

Download the agenda and bios here
Watch the video of the evening session here


September 30, 2015

Topics and Presenters:

  • Introduction, Professional Information, and Wrap Up (Hilary Hunt, The Making Cents Project) - slides
  • Life's Three Financial Stages (Stanley Greene, Pennsylvania Treasury Department) - slides
  • Pennsylvania's new iTunes U Course for Personal Finance (Fred LaPointe, Lebanon Catholic School) - slides

Download the agenda and bios here

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September 15 and 23, 2015
Watch the September 23rd webinar here.

Topics and Presenters:

  • Ensuring Students Receive Financial Education as a Requirement (David Christopher, Juniata Valley School District) - slides
  • Research in Support of Financial Education (Dr. Andrew Hill, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia) - slides
    • Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Main Education website
    • Keys to Financial Success brochure
    • Paper on the Effectiveness of the Keys to Financial Success Course - paper
    • Paper on State Financial Education Mandates - paper
  • Resources for Implementing Financial Education (Hilary Hunt, The Making Cents Project) - slides
    • Personal Finance Curriculum Framework on the Pennsylvania Department of Education Standards Aligned System website


April 22, 2015
Topics and Presenters:

  • Teaching and Assessing Student Understanding of Saving and Investing (Dr. Andrew Hill, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia) - slides

    • Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Main Education website

    • Keys to Financial Success Information page

    • Teacher Program Registration page

    • Keys to Financial Success Webinar (May 14, 2015) Registration page

    • Keys to Financial Success YouTube video

    • Making Sense of Money and Banking YouTube video

    • Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Economic and Personal Financial Education Programs YouTube video

    • Council for Economic Education Free Online Assessment Center 

  • Spicing Up Lessons on Saving and Investing (Hilary Hunt, The Making Cents Project) - slides

    • What's the most difficult part about saving money? video

    • The Stock Market Game website, InvestWrite website, and Math Behind the Market website

    • Ways to Save video

    • Time Value of Money lesson demonstration video

    • Financial Literacy: Teach It! videos

    • GeniRevolution website

    • EconEdLink website with interactives including the Saving and Investing Blitz quiz and Compound Interest Calculator

    • Hands on Banking website 

    • Star Banks Adventure game

    • FDIC Money Smart Podcasts website

    • Virtual Field Trip to the New York Stock Exchange on the Discovery Education website

    • My Classroom Economy website

    • T. Rowe Price 7th Annual Parent, Kids, and Money survey

    • Pathways to Financial Success grant program 

    • Model Personal Finance Curriculum and High School Personal Finance Course available at the PDE SAS website

Download the agenda and bios here.
Video coming soon (coming soon).

March 12, 2015

Topics and Presenters:

  • Next Generation and Life Happens (Julie Holsinger, Life Happens) - Next Generation website, Life Happens website, slides

  • All About the Risk: Strategies for Making Your Lessons on Risk Managements and Insurance More Engaging (Hilary Hunt, The Making Cents Project) - Sneeze Insurance Lesson website, My Classroom Economy website, Kahoot website, slides

Download the agenda and bios here.

Watch the video of the evening session here. (coming soon)

February 18, 2015

Topics and Presenters:

  • Banking Basics and Financial Education Resources Available from Credit Unions (Tricia Heisey, BELCO Community Credit Union) 
  • Professional Update (Hilary Hunt, The Making Cents Project) 

Download the agenda and bios here

Download the slides here.

Watch the video of the evening session here


January 29, 2015

Topics and Presenters:

  • Borrowing Money (Judge Mary France, U.S. Bankruptcy Court | Middle District of Pennsylvania) - slides 
  • Hands on Banking (Mark Rich, Wells Fargo) - website
  • Professional Update (Hilary Hunt, The Making Cents Project) - slides, model personal finance curriculum here and here (select Personal Finance tab)

Download agenda and bios here.

Watch the video of the evening session here


November 13, 2014

Topics and Presenters:

  • Understanding Taxes (Regis Bodnar, IRS) - download slides (coming soon) and visit Understanding Taxes website
  • Earning Income, Professional Information, H&R Block Budget Challenge - download slides , watch the What if Kids Had All the Money video, watch the Budget Challenge Intro video
Download agenda and bios here.
Watch the video of the evening session here.  


October 22, 2014

Topics and Presenters:

  • Professional Information including PA House Education Committee Public Hearing on Financial Literacy and the PISA Financial Literacy Results (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project) - download slides
  • Model PK-12 Personal Finance Curriculum and Model High School Personal Finance Course (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project) - download slides
  • Money Management and Generation Z (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project) - download slides
  • The FoolProof Financial Education Curriculum (Will DeHoo and Mike Sheffer, Foolproof) - download slides and visit website
Download agenda and bios here.
Watch the video of the afternoon session here.  

March 20, 2014

Topics and Presenters:

  • Teaching about Giving (Cathy Bowen, Penn State University) - download slides
  • Using Tablets to Teach Students about Personal Finance (Sharon Baillie, Burgettstown Middle/High School) - download slides
  • Professional Information (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project) - download slides
Download agenda, bios, and notetaker here.
Watch the video of the afternoon session here.  


February 19, 2014

Topics and Presenters:
  • Online Games that Teach Personal Finance and/or Economics (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project) - download slides  
  • Understanding Interest Rates (Dr. Andrew Hill, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia) - download slides
  • Survey of Teachers (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project) - download slides

Download agenda, bios, and notetaker here
Watch the video of the afternoon sessionhere.


January 23, 2014

Topics and Presenters:

  • Online and Print Resources from the Federal Reserve (Todd Zartman, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)  
  • Financial Institutions as a Classroom Resource (Tom Thunstrom, Penn Liberty Bank)
  • Making Cents Projects (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project)
Download materials and video archive here: https://makingcents.box.com/s/20b5u29ax1fyohats73v 

November 20, 2013

Topics and Presenters:

  • Banzai! (Kendall Buchanan, Banzai)
  • Money as You Learn (Dr. Julie Heath, University of Cincinnati)
  • Making the Case for Financial Education (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project) 

Download materials and video archive  here.

October 24, 2013

Topics and Presenters:

  • My Classroom Economy (Nate Prosser, Vanguard) 
  • An Introduction to Behavioral Economics (Dr. Andrew Hill, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
  • Using Social Media as a Financial or Economic Educator (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project)

Download materials and video archive here

September 25, 2013

Topics and Presenters:

  • Supporting the English Language Arts Common Core Standards in Personal Finance and Economics Clases (Dr. Andrew Hill, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
  • Financial Record Keeping (Dr. Cathy Bowen, Penn State University)
  • Using Videos to Enhance Personal Finance and Economics Lessons (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project Coordinator)

Download materials and video archive here


April 25, 2013

Topics and Presenters:

  • Council for Economic Education's New Standards for Financial Literacy (Dr. Andrew Hill, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
  • Protecting Your Personal Information (Susan Sharkey, NEFE)
  • The Federal Reserve and You (Dr. Andrew Hill, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)

Archived version of the presentation and handouts: Clickhere


March 20, 2013

Topics and Presenters:

  •  Financial Fitness for Life (Dr. Andrew Hill, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
  • Advances in Mobile Banking (Tom Thunstrom, Penn Liberty Bank)
  • Your Money's Best Friend website (Mary Rosenkrans, PA Department of Banking)

Archived version of the presentation and handouts: Click here


February 21, 2013

Topics and Presenters:

  • Family Economics and Financial Education (FEFE)
  • How Values Influence the Teaching of Personal Finance (Susan Sharkey, NEFE)
  • Current Status of Economics and Financial Education in Pennsylvania    (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project)

Archived version of the presentation and handouts: Click here


January 9, 2013

Topics and Presenters:

  • EverFi (Ernest Blackwell, EverFi)
  • Federal Reserve System (Dr. Andrew Hill, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
  • Using Infographics to Teach Personal Finance (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project)

Archived version of the presentation and handouts: Click here


December 6, 2012

Topics and Presenters:

  • National Endowment for Financial Education's High School Financial Planning Program (Susan Sharkey, NEFE)
  • Credit Report and Scores (Terri Stocki, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania)
  • Using Credit Counselors as a Classroom Resource (Terri Stocki, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania)

Archived version of the presentation and handouts: Click here


November 7, 2012

Topics and Presenters:

  • Visa's Practical Money Skills Program (Jason Alderman, Visa)
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education's Standards Aligned System (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project)
  • Upcoming Designation Program (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project)

Archived version of the presentation and handouts: Click here


May 30, 2012

Topics and Presenters:

  • Using Children's Literature to Teach Personal Finance (Hilary Hunt, Making Cents Project)
  • Understanding Insurance as a Teacher (Dr. Cathy Bowen, Penn State)

Archived version of the presentation and handouts: Click here


April 30 and May 3, 2012

Topics and Presenters:

  • Family Economics and Financial Education (Nicole Wanago, FEFE)
  • Understanding Taxes as a Teacher (Dr. Cathy Bowen, Penn State)
  • Pennsylvania's Task Force on Financial Education (Stacy Burkey, teacher and Task Force member)

Archived version of the presentation and handouts: Click here


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