PwC Three-Day Training to Deepen More Than 150 Educators’ Personal Finance Teaching Skills

POSTED: October 23, 2012 | BY: Leslie Rasimas | TAGS: , , , , ,

PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and Knowledge@Wharton High School Co-host First Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility

PwC and Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) are proud to co-host the first PwC and KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility, a three-day, intensive learning experience where educators can deepen their knowledge and teaching skills about financial literacy and business.

KWHS and PwC share a common vision for increasing financial literacy among youth and increasing access to teacher training opportunities. As the largest professional services firm, PwC employs 35,000 people in the U.S. who are skilled professionals in finance and accounting and can leverage their know-how to increase the proficiency in math and financial literacy of our students. KWHS, the latest addition to the Wharton School’s Knowledge@Wharton global network, can leverage its expertise in education and business to promote global financial literacy, entrepreneurship and leadership among high school students and educators.

The event featured customized training sessions by Wharton professors of management, marketing, finance, leadership, legal studies and business economics, as well as PwC executives. Rosie Rios, treasurer of the United States and Annamaria Lusardi, Denit Trust distinguished scholar in economics and accountancy at The George Washington University School of Business and CEE board member, among others, presented.

Read the full press release here.

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