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How to Use Personal Finance Course to Integrate Aspects of ACP

ROOM: Hall of Ideas J

Personal Financial Literacy

Gwen Skoyen, Career and Technical Education Coordinator, West Allis-West Milwaukee School District

This session will cover how to address many aspects of Academic and Career Planning by incorporating a careerbased budgeting project into the curriculum for a high school personal finance course. The presenter will share example student work to illustrate the process. The project-based learning assessment covered in the session includes the following aspects of ACP: identifying individual needs and wants, goal setting, career planning, labor market exploration and analysis, investigating post-secondary options, and other areas of financial planning as related to ACPs.