Registration CLOSED!

Registration for "finEDge Learning Institute (July 9-10, 2020)" is closed. For any inquiries, contact

Due to COVID-19 and restrictions on in-person events we have changed our finEDge Summer Institute to a virtual experience. We have also moved the date to July 30-31, 2020.

Click here to register for the new event.


Come spend two days with fellow educators engaging in professional development sessions facilitated by finEDge authors and UChicago Financial Education Initiative staff and field test teachers. The conference is free for participants and travel/accommodations will be reimbursed. Breakfast and lunch will be provided daily.


New and experienced finEDge teachers.


  • Familiarize teachers with the finEDge program, tools and resources
  • Explore and articulate key components of the Financial Decision-Making Process
  • Share research-based pedagogical approaches to teaching financial literacy
  • Support implementation of finEDge curriculum
  • Develop a community of financial literacy educators



Travel costs will be reimbursed up to the maximum amount listed below. Receipts must be submitted within 30 days of the conference.

Maximum Reimbursement:

  • Within 50 miles: transportation reimbursed up to $100
  • Between 50 - 200 miles: transportation and lodging reimbursed up to $600
  • More than 200 miles: transportation and lodging reimbursed up to $1000

Please note that registrants must be signed up as a finEDge user for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. You can use the link to order materials.

For more information about finEDge or the UChicago Financial Education Initiative visit:

July 9-10, 2020

8:30am - 3:30pm

UChicago STEM Education
The University of Chicago
1407 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

What to bring

Participants should bring a laptop or tablet and the following finEDge materials (if available):

  • Module 0 Teachers’s Guide
  • Module 0 Student Workbook
  • Teacher Handouts


Hilton Chicago (720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605)

Attendees may book rooms at the Hilton Chicago for the group rate of $199 per night. Group code will be provided soon.