The Educational Goals & Financial Literacy tier focuses on “What Do You Want to Be When you Grow Up? This tier is facilitated differently for each age group.
The middle school youth concentrate on college or technical school goals and what it requires for achievement; the importance of good study habits, reading, math, and test taking. Financial Literacy for this group includes the importance of saving a portion of their earnings.
The high school youth concentrate on communication skills, college exam preparation, career opportunities, resume writing and interview techniques. Guest speakers include government officials, trade professionals and sports figures to encourage them and share real life experiences.
Financial literacy for the youth include understanding the value of money and the reality of spending and investments, which is integral to becoming an entrepreneur.