Focus on Business: Educating Teachers in Financial Literacy

Jul 9, 2018

Host of Focus on Business and Eastern Standard.

Tom Martin continues the discussion of financial literacy with Dr. Cynthia Harter, Associate Professor of Economics and Director for the Center for Economic Education at Eastern Kentucky University and a member of the Coalition for Financial Literacy in the Commonwealth. 

In this episode of Focus on Business, Dr. Harter explains how Kentucky's teachers are preparing to teach financial literacy to high school students.

Fewer than 20% of Kentucky's teachers feel confident to teach finance to students. Dr. Harter talks about the actions the Coalition for Financial Literacy in the Commonwealth is taking to educate teachers so that they can educate students.