High school teachers from the Amarillo Independent School District and other area school districts are invited to attend the upcoming April 14, 2012 IBAT Teach the Teacher Program at West Texas A&M University. The six hour program is made possible by the IBAT Education Foundation, PULSE EFT Network, and area community banks. High school teachers who teach economics, social studies, math or business education are encouraged to attend the TEA approved course.
The one day workshop will help teachers:
Sulphur Springs High School marketing teacher Amber Weaver’s enthusiasm for the subject she teaches paid off this week.
Mary Lange with the Independent Bankers Association of Texas presents SSHS teacher Amber Weaver an award for Financial Literacy during the SSISD board meeting Monday. Weaver was nominated for the honor by local bankers, including Kevin Monk of Alliance Bank and Craig Roberts of Guaranty Bond Bank.
As families increasingly entrust the daily care of their aging parents to nursing homes, more than 1.5 million Americans now call a care facility home. Among this group is the approximately 100,000 senior Texans living in 1200 nursing homes statewide.
Financial literacy is a real problem in Texas and the IBAT Education Foundation is committed to doing something about it!
The need for better financial literacy is obvious:
The Nuts and Bolts of Banking is a two-day summit for anyone wanting a complete banking overview – veteran bankers looking for a refresher course, new employees who need to learn the basics and bank suppliers who could use a primer on how a bank works. This program is designed to acquaint attendees with banks and the banking environment. You will understand how banking institutions are structured and regulated along with what banks do and how they do it.