Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US), a Delaware limited liability partnership, and Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) are proud to co-host the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility, a three-day, intensive learning experience designed to help educators deepen their ability to teach financial literacy and business. The seminar will take place at Wharton | San Francisco, the West Coast campus of the Ivy League’s oldest business school from June 17-19 and is open to 120 public and private high school teachers, principals, administrators and superintendents.

Why You Should Attend:  
As you prepare your students for life-long success, we recognize your desire to increase your knowledge of finance and business. We also know that one-in-five of you report feeling unprepared to teach financial literacy. We are here to help bridge this gap.

PwC US and KWHS share a common vision for increasing financial literacy among youth and increasing access to teacher training opportunities. A leading professional services firm, PwC US is committed to leveraging the skills of its more than 35,000 people to help increase proficiency in math and financial literacy. KWHS, as a member of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, can leverage its expertise in education and business to promote global financial literacy, entrepreneurship and leadership among high school students and educators.

Key Benefits:

  • Certain expenses will be covered, including transportation to and from the seminar, hotel accommodations, meals, teaching sessions and conference materials upon acceptance to the seminar[1]
  • Customized sessions taught by Wharton professors and PwC US executives on topics such as finance and investing, leadership, entrepreneurship and technology
  • Breakout sessions exploring lesson plans and practical applications of seminar concepts
  • Free access to ready-made curricula that can be applied immediately in classrooms
  • Networking opportunities with peers from across the country to discuss best practices and create new connections
  • Certificate of completion from Knowledge@Wharton and 15 hours of professional development based on an hour-for-hour-of-class-time formula.[2]

View the full seminar agenda here.


[1] Please refer to the Apply page for a list of covered costs.

[2] Participants will need to contact their state Department of Education and/or school districts to receive credit approval. Knowledge@Wharton and PwC US will not be responsible for following up on professional-development accreditation.