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Below are the requirements to teach the personal finance course, according to Tennessee School Board of Education, Administrative Rule 0520-01-02-.03

(10) Personal Finance.

(a) A teacher of personal finance shall hold a valid secondary or K- 12 Tennessee teacher license; and
1. Complete a minimum of fourteen (14) clock hours of training provided by the State Department of Education on use of the state adopted Personal Finance curriculum; or
2. Complete fourteen (14) clock hours of training on Personal Finance provided by State Department of Education-approved organizations and/or institutions of higher education.
(b) Teachers licensed to teach Economics, Business, Marketing, and Family and Consumer Sciences meet these employment standards and may be exempted from the training requirements of subparagraph (a)

Listed below are State Department of Education-approved training:

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Teacher Workshops
July 9-10 | Murfressboro. Registration: click here.
Aug. 20-21 | Nashville. Registration: click here

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Specific dates are not available at this time. Check the website above for more information.

University of Tennessee Extension Office
June 11-12 | Knoxville
June 17-18 | Chattanooga
June 18-19 | Memphis
June 24-25 | Cookeville
June 24-25 | Jackson
June 24-25 | Franklin
Aug. 27-28 | Chattanooga
Sept. 2-3    | Johnson City area
Nov. 12-13 | Knoxville

Join us for an unprecedented Institute that brings CTE teachers and directors together virtually! You will experience a week full of instructional resources, networking opportunities, and professional growth focused on preparing students to meet the demands of the postsecondary pathway of their choosing. This virtual format will allow more flexibility in session offerings and greater accessibility for you to participate in a variety of learning opportunities. Click here for more information.


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