Session Descriptions & Registration

Check out the 2021 break out sessions below! Attendees will select the sessions they want to attend on the day of the event. Continue to check back as we update the list.

C.A.R.E. Program - U.S. Bankruptcy Court presents:

C.A.R.E. Program - U.S. Bankruptcy Court


The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for SC presents a comprehensive financial literacy education program for middle/high school students taught by bankruptcy judges and lawyers using interactive media presentations and real life examples to engage their audience. On short notice and free of charge, CARE presentations can be scheduled and tailored to incorporate any financial literacy indicators requested. Presentation can be provided via any virtual platform used by educators.

Presenter: Janet Haigler

iCEV MultiMedia presents:

iCEV Online for CTE Curriculum


iCEV provides innovative curriculum aimed at providing students with the focus and preparation needed for successful transition from K-12 to postsecondary studies to career success, along with providing necessary training for the life-long learner both internationally and within industry. Attendees to this session are provided a free, no obligation 60 day trial with student subscriptions. iCEV is your one source for all of your CTE courses.

Presenter: Glenn Perryman

Junior Achievement presents:

How JA Can Help You With Your Financial Literacy Goals!


Ready to have volunteers back in the classroom? We are too! Junior Achievement will continue to support schools whether virtually or with face to face instruction from our 100's of volunteers. JA aligns with SC state standards and helps educators inspire students to own their economic success by teaching work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills. We are here to support you and your district as we move into the year ahead!

Presenter: Bette Bronson

W!se - Working in Support of Education presents:

Financially Literate, Financially W!SE


Come to this workshop to explore W!se's Financial Literacy Certification program. Learn about how the program can support your personal finance instruction, the resources you will receive and how your students can become Certified Financially Literate by passing our national Certification Test. We will also talk about how you can earn a Certification in Personal Finance through our partnership with SC Economics.

Presenter: Mike Castrilli

EVERFI presents:

Preparing Gen Z for a Financially Literate Future


Banks aren’t always buildings, phones are sometimes wallets, and your babysitter prefers an app to cash. Financial services are changing. Shouldn’t financial literacy? In this session, attendees will explore refreshed personal financial literacy and economics resources on the free EVERFI platform. For best experience, please review beforehand and bring your own device!

Presenter: Jessica Richter

SC Association for CPAs presents:

The CPA: Trust and Value Beyond the 10-Key


CPAs serve their clients and organizations not just as accounting professionals, but as business strategists and trusted advisors. To match the challenges of today's business landscape, elements such as the CPA Exam and licensure requirements are constantly evolving to ensure the profession grows with integrity. Find out how to best prepare and mentor tomorrow's CPAs in this changing environment.

Presenter: Chris Jenkins

Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) presents:

NGPF Resources for Teaching the Psychology of Money


In this session, educators will reflect on how students are nudged and pressured to spend money online and explore resources that can be used in financial education classes to bring awareness to behavioral finance issues and cover this explicitly in the classroom. All resources are free to access and use at

Presenter: Yanely Espinal

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond presents:

Helping Students Navigate Life After High School


The Federal Reserve System has a variety of resources covering personal finance and college and career readiness. We'll share our picks. All resources are free and readily available.

Presenter: Yolanda Ferguson

South Carolina Department of Education presents:

SC CTE Business, Finance, and Marketing Updates


Dana Depew, Education Associate in the Office of Career and Technical Education (CTE), will provide SCDE updates for the Business, Finance, and Marketing clusters.


Dana Depew

SC Economics presents:

Five in 45: Engaging Student Contests for Your Classroom


Join our new student programs manager to learn about the five different contests and competitions SC Economics offers your students at NO COST. This session will give a brief overview of each contests and learn about all the fun prizes and money YOU and your students can win!

Presenter: Megan Freiburger

SC Department of Consumer Affairs presents:

Free Financial Literacy Resources for Your Classroom


The Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) understands how difficult it can be to fulfill all of your students needs, especially when it comes to economic standards. Come hear a sample of how SCDCA can help your classroom and what free presentations we can offer. From any financial literacy topic geared toward your students to social media safety, we want to help in any way we can, whether that's in-person or through a webinar.


Bailey Parker