MADISON, Wis. (9/25/12)--The Green Bay Packers, the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), and Appleton, Wis.-based Fox Communities CU are among the sponsors of the second annual Wisconsin Summit on Financial Literacy.
The summit will be held Oct. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CT at Lambeau Field in
Green Bay, said DFI, which is one of three headline sponsors. The others are Economics Wisconsin and the Lakeland College Center for Economic Education.
The conference aims to support community outreach educators and teachers in strengthening their existing programs on personal finance and offering recommendations for implementing new programs to diverse communities, said DFI.
Green Bay Packers President Mark Murphy will be guest speaker.
Among those presenting will be financial industry veterans who teach personal finance within their communities, college professors with expertise in personal finance and economics, and K-12 teachers with experience teaching these disciplines.
Topics include a community financial literacy roundtable, creating a community financial literacy program, important resources on financial literacy, identifying community partners, financial coaching, best practices and strategies for successful community initiatives and financial coaching.
In addition to the headline sponsors, Fox Communities CU, and the Green Bay Packers, other sponsors include Ariens, the Council for Economic Education, IBM, the Kohler Foundation, Northwestern Mutual, State Farm Insurance, the Vollrath Co. and the Windway Foundation.