Kansas State Department of Education has developed this webpage to offer support to local school districts concerning financial literacy instruction for K-12 schools.
Financial Literacy Course Code: 22990
Course Description: Financial literacy course provides students with an understanding of the concepts, principles and skills involved in making and applying sound financial decisions. This course emphasizes earning income, spending, saving, investing, managing credit and managing risk.
Qualified Teachers: Family and Consumer Sciences, Gen Business, Business Ed Comp, Business Economics, Business Finance, Economics, History and Government, Social Studies Comp (With verifiable Financial Literacy Training)
National Standards for Personal Financial Education developed by the Council for Economic Education (CEE) and Jump$tart Coalition (Adopted by the Kansas Board of Education July 2022) Downloadable PDF
Summary of National Standards for Personal Financial Education
KSDE has partnered with several non-profits to offer teacher training, guidance, and resources including:
Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson reads "Save It"
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City - Children's Literature
Financial Literacy Resources List
Financial Literacy Crosswalk of Standards
Financial Literacy Suggested Key Vocabulary by Standard and Grade Level
Virtual Financial Literacy Workshop Recording
Virtual Financial Literacy Workshop Materials
Financial Literacy - School Counseling Recording
Financial Literacy - School Counseling Materials
EconEdLink - Family at Home Financial Fun Pack
Kansas Insurance Department
Kansas State Treasurer
MyMoney.gov - Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Division of Learning Services
Dr. Ben Proctor
Career, Standards and Assessment
Career and Technical Education
Natalie D. Clark
Dr. David Fernkopf
Kansas Volunteer Commission
Dr. Jessica Dorsey
The Kansas State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. (more information...)
To accommodate people with disabilities, on request, auxiliary aides and services will be provided and reasonable modifications to policies and programs will be made. To request accommodations or for more information please contact the Office of General Counsel at firstname.lastname@example.org or by 785-296-3204.