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National WebPD Workshop
This program is an introductory overview designed to introduce educators at the junior high and high school level to the current curriculum development trends in Financial Literacy in Canada, and to explore a wide range of resources and strategies aimed at engaging learners at all levels.

The program consists of a one-hour National Workshop and a choice of four one and one half-hour Regional Workshops. Each workshop will also provide an opportunity for an additional thirty-minutes of Q and A. Participants should be teaching in the middle (junior high) or secondary grades (high school) in Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba.

Teachers attending the National WebPD Financial Literacy Webinar will:
• obtain access to a host of free resources and programs to support in-class instruction
• learn about what’s happening in financial education across the country
• hear the rationale for why it is so important to prepare our youth for their financial futures
• learn about ways that financial learning can be integrated into virtually any curriculum subject area
• hear of other professional development opportunities available including the highly acclaimed program from Intuit - Design for Delight
• receive information on the Regional Webinars and other webinars being organized to support financial educators
• identify “enterprising skills” that can be applied to any kind of venture or challenge by anyone
• have an opportunity to join the Leaders In Financial Education Network (LIFE Network) to receive information on new developments, resources, and programs in financial education
• through participation in one of the Regional Workshops learn valuable lessons from Gordon Stein, author of the “Cashflow Cookbook” on easy ways that you, your family, and your students can save money

Jan 25, 2022 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Kevin A. Maynard, CAE
Vice-President and COO @Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE)
Kevin has worked with CFEE in various capacities since 1998, primarily as Chief Operating Officer and most recently as primary project facilitator for “Managing Your Money In Canada, a series of financial literacy workshops developed for seniors, newcomers and recent immigrants to Canada. He has been a key member of a number of CFEE project teams responsible the development and execution of CFEE programs. He has primary responsibility for coordinating school board liaison with CFEE and its variety of youth oriented financial literacy programs. Kevin is a Career Coach to newcomers and a public speaker to students in career exploration settings. He is a governor and treasurer of the Canadian Career Development Foundation. Kevin and his partner Jeff enjoy sailing in their spare time from their home base at the Port Credit Yacht Club.
Gary Rabbior
President @Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE)
Gary has led CFEE since 1981 in efforts to improve economic, financial, and enterprising capability. He has developed school curriculum for a number of provinces and written a wide variety of resources including “Money and Youth” (500,000 copies in circulation) and “Money and Monetary Policy in Canada” with the Bank of Canada. He has created a number of major financial literacy projects and programs including the “Building Futures” and “Talk With Our Kids About Money Day” programs. He has served as a Director/Advisor to a variety of Canadian national organizations and government departments including the Canadian Bankers Association, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Federal Department of Finance, and the Bank of Canada. Gary was a member of the initial federal government National Steering Committee working with the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada to develop the National Financial Literacy Strategy for Canada.