NAF’s Finance curricula align with competencies identified by industry partners, professional organizations, and postsecondary institutions as essential for success in college and career.
The KPMG Future Leaders Program is a charitable initiative designed to increase the diversity pipeline of women in business and STEM fields. KPMG Future Leader Recipients will receive an annual scholarship of $10,000 per year for four years of college, plus leadership development opportunities such as the Future Leaders Retreat and mentorships
*The 2023 KPMG Future Leaders Program application is open now through January 31, 2023. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.
Challenge your students this semester by participating in the 2023 National Economics Challenge (NEC). Register your student teams NOW and join almost 10,000 students participating in this motivating and fun team learning experience every year!
Curated by the Wharton School in conjunction with academic, and industry leaders, these mini-sites are designed to inspire high school students to think more deeply about timely issues affecting business and society. Topics include:
The Business of Race
Environmental, Social and Governance
From EconEdLink: Inflation continues to be in the news, and students see the price of goods and services rising. Why do we care about inflation? How is it measured? Use these materials to help your students understand the facts about our rising price levels.
Intuit is committed to helping students across the country work towards a more prosperous financial future by equipping them with the education they need to feel confident about their taxes.
Charles Schwab Foundation partners with DonorsChoose to bring financial literacy projects to classrooms for pre-K to high school students across the country. Lesson topics include:
Use this Google Slide presentation to learn about Bitcoin and implement the activity to simulate how Bitcoin works. This presentation and activity were developed by Zach Jones whom teaches creativity, entrepreneurship, and conscious living.
See What the Network is Saying
My classroom culture closely resembles the realities of a career in the finance field. It is not limited to the physical walls of the assigned classroom rather, students have access and exposure to business professionals, real-world activities and experiences that prepare them for college and their chosen career paths.
Turner Technical Academy of Finance
Early exposure to accounting courses and CPA career offerings increases the likelihood that students decide to enter the accounting profession. This program is a way to increase diversity by drawing from the widest pool of talented students.
Director of Diversity and Inclusion
The Academy of Finance gave me life skills that I was not aware I would ever need. I have learned the proper art of networking—and I call it an art because it amazes me how many people don’t understand how the simple act of networking can change your life.
Hamburg High School