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Teachers, parents, and students will find lessons, tips, and current information regarding the path to and through post-secondary education in the College GP$ curriculum.

These resources are a small sampling of the variety of resources available from leading personal finance literacy organizations. The resources are divided into six major categories established by the Jump$tart Coalition.

These fun, interactive games may be used to reinforce the knowledge and skills learned in the College GP$: Goals, Problems, and $olutions curriculum.

Six students holding letters that spell "budget"
Submitted by College GPS Admin on Tue, 2015-06-30 00:48

Starting college this fall?  You will learn many things when you begin college, and one of the most practical skills and one of the most challenging will be keeping track of your money.  For the first time you will be paying rent

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Submitted by College GPS Admin on Fri, 2015-05-29 00:59

You walked across the stage, shook the principal's hand, and you did it - you graduated from high school!! What next? Sleep late, enjoy mom's cooking and laundry service? Well - that might sound like a good plan but if college is in your immediate future, you might want to rethink that plan.

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Submitted by admin on Wed, 2014-05-07 20:26

As your senior year in high school winds down and you contemplate "adulthood" and "freedom," you need to spend some time ensuring that the road to the next level has been cleared of some basic obstacles.

Here's a checklist to help you on your journey:

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Upcoming Professional Development

This course will be a hybrid class that will meet 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., June 1-4, 2015, face-to-face on campus followed by your attendance at the Tennessee Jump$tart Coalition Personal Financial Education Teacher Conference at the Park Vista Hotel, Gatlinburg, Tennessee,  June 10-12. During the Jump$tart Conference, we will meet at least once to reflect upon the information learned and relate it to how you will be able to use it in the classroom to teach Personal Finance. All other work, including your final exam, will be completed online.

7am June 01, 2015 to 3pm July 02, 2015

Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

10am June 10, 2015 to 12pm June 12, 2015

Park Vista Hotel
Gatlinburg, Tennessee

The two-day workshop will provide secondary educators and college pre-service (student) teachers with the employment requirement for teaching the required Tennessee high school personal finance course. The session will allow educators to expand their knowledge of personal finance concepts and provide them with curriculum and supplemental teaching tools for use in the classroom. Concepts covered will focus on the new personal finance course standards. Participants must attend both days to receive the employment requirement to teach the high school personal finance course.

7am July 09, 2015 to 2pm July 10, 2015

Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank, Nashville Branch
Nashville, Tennessee