MADISON, Wis. (6/5/14)--Registration is now open for this year's National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB) Conference, set for July 30-Aug. 1 in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Keynote speaker Ted Beck, president/CEO of the National Endowment for Financial Education, will discuss successes in financial education and the importance of teacher training. As a member of the new President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans, Beck also will address the need for a national evaluation program.
Other sessions will cover technology, leadership, best practices for school programs and how to reach markets such as young families and college students.
For more than 40 years, NYIB has collected and shared information regarding youth and credit unions. Today it is a resource for credit unions and their youth financial literacy programs, tracking the hundreds of educational opportunities delivered to students nationwide.