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Mark Your Calendar for Foundation FOCUS Train-the-Trainer Sessions in the Fall
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 6:05 AM

Online registration is open for the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation's free FOCUS "Train-the-Trainer" workshops covering BizKid$ and the National Endowment for Financial Education High School Financial Planning Program (NEFE HSFPP). Take your pick of sessions, Sept. 18 in Austin or Oct. 23 in San Antonio.

BizKid$ is a financial literacy initiative that includes an award-winning TV series, free classroom curriculum, outreach activities, a website, and a monthly online newsletter targeting children 9 to 16 years old.

Both workshops are designed to arm credit unions, educators, non-profit organizations, and community leaders with the skills they need to motivate young people into adopting positive savings and spending habits.

Event Details:

September 18, 2015
University FCU Plaza Events Center
Capitol & Barton Springs Rooms
8303 North Mopac Expwy
Austin, Texas 78729

Register Here.

October 23, 2015
Generations FCU
6000 N.W. Loop 410
San Antonio, Texas 78238
Phone: 210-224-3561

Register Here.

Note that Arkansas and Oklahoma FOCUS Train-the-Trainer sessions are to be announced soon.

The NEFE HSFPP is a turnkey financial literacy program specifically focused on basic personal finance skills relevant to the lives of pre-teens, teens, and young adults. Organized into six module topics (planning, borrowing, earning capability, investing, financial services, and insurance), the program includes six topical student guides, an assortment of 45-minute teacher lesson plans, and a growing collection of online resources and learning activities.

For more information about future 2015 FOCUS training sessions, please visit the Cornerstone Foundation website at