Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families

07 Feb 2014 1:29 AM | Anonymous

Join us for a certification training on the Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families curriculum. This two-day training will provide an overview of the curriculum and training techniques. The training will be interactive and will provide educators with the knowledge, skills, and resources to effectively teach financial literacy in Native communities. It will also provide a forum for teachers who are already teaching personal finance courses to share some of their experiences from the field.

The goals of this event are:

  • To introduce instructors to the Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families financial education curriculum.
  • To review financial education techniques and tools using the Building Native Communities curriculum.
  • To network and share insights on Native financial education programming. 

Who should Attend:
Financial education trainers, high school teachers, tribal financial professionals, Native CDFI professionals, community development specialists, and investment advisors who work with Native communities, etc.

Building Native Communities Financial Education Curriculum Train-the-Trainer Event 

Northeastern State University  
Small Business Development Center
Library Building, Room 205
3100 E New Orleans Street 
Broken Arrow, OK  74014 

Start Time 
8:30 a.m. Wednesday October 24th 

End Time 
4:30 p.m. Thursday October 25th

Registration Deadline 
Wednesday, October 17th

Accommodations:  Participants should make their own hotel accommodations if needed at the TownePlace Suites by Marriott. We have blocked off a number of rooms at a discounted rate for the training.

TownePlace Suites by Marriott
2251 N Stone Wood Circle 
Broken Arrow, OK  74012 

Please Book Room Under Room Block: FNT (First Nations Training)

Government Employee Rate: $81.00 per night

Group Rate: $89.00 per night for a studio king suite, $89 for a two-queen studio, and $99 for a two bedroom suite.  To receive the group rate, rooms must be booked by October 15, 2012  

Agenda: Please click here for the Agenda

If you have any questions, please call Christy Finsel at (405) 401-7873 or contact Ben Marks of First Nations Development Institute at or 540-371-5615

For those flying into Tulsa, if you need shuttle service, please contact Christy Finsel at

To register for the event, please go to:

Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition 
(405) 720-0770

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