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Utah Code Section 53E-3-505-Financial and Economic Literacy Education
Rule R277-704: Financial and Economic Literacy, Integration into Core Curriculum and Financial and Economic Literacy Student Passports
Teach Children to Save Day
Governor Gary Richard Herbert declares April 20, 2018 as Teach Children to Save Day.
Utah’s General Financial Literacy Graduation Requirement: A Program Review
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Supporting General Financial Literacy
Syracuse High School, Syracuse, Utah
The General Financial Literacy (GFL) course for juniors and seniors encompasses standards that are essential to the development of basic financial literacy. Students will gain the information and skills to implement a life-long plan for financial success.
Levels: Grades 11-12
Units of Credit: 0.50
Core Code: 01.00.00.00.100
General Financial Literacy Strands and Standards
General Financial Literacy Comparison New Standards to Old Standards
General Financial Literacy Endorsement (Adobe Sign)
The General Financial Literacy Endorsement attaches to a Secondary or CTE License. To be eligible for the endorsement, you must hold a current license. If you do not have a license, stop and complete the Associate Educator License (AEL) application process before moving forward with endorsement application.
Complete the endorsement application. All information is submitted electronically.
There are 12 distinct learning communities with the focus on providing resources, training events, community outreach, and other endeavors that are tied to financial and economic literacy. The areas of support are found within these regional areas. To find information on who to contact for your region or area of focus, please contact Breckon Heywood.
Bear River Region
Uintah Basin Region
Wasatch Front North Region
Wasatch Front South Region
Special Education and Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind
Alternative and Adult Education
K-8 Statewide Content, Curriculum, Training, and Program Support
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General Financial Literacy Educators List
The purpose of this mailing list is to assist General Financial Literacy educators in communicating with each other and to share ideas that will improve teacher skills.
Finance in the Classroom (FITC)
The FITC program brings parents, teachers and community together to provide a strong financial education program for Utah students. FITC encourages skilled teaching in the classroom supported by additional activities at home and in the community. Student learning is promoted through fun, yet sound lessons resulting in student recognition through the Passport Program.
My529 is a nonprofit 529 plan established and sponsored by the State of Utah. Earnings are not subject to federal or state tax when used for qualified higher education expenses.
The Stock Market Game
Connect students to the global economy with virtual investing and real-world learning.
Utah Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
Utah Jump$tart Coalition works to improve the personal financial literacy of kindergarten through college-age youth is essential to our communities and national economy.
Utah State Treasurer, Financial Literacy
Resource for educators, students, and parents to assist in financial and economic literacy.
Utah Teacher Access Request (Google Form)
By completing this form, educators can access local education agency (LEA) sponsored curriculum.
Information coming soon.
Specialist, General Financial Literacy
Phone: (801) 538-7572 | E-mail