FoolProof In Person
Nick Buettner, the spokesperson for our Information Edge consumer website, is available to speak with the media and to your adult members and SEGS. Nick conceived, developed and implemented two global educational projects for Minnesota Governors which reached over 1000 schools throughout the state.
Mike Sheffer, our Director of Education, can speak to schools and teacher assemblies. Mike has been (and still is) involved in public education for over 21 years. Mike is also Business Department Chairperson at Corning East High School in Corning, New York, and is adjunct Professor of Business at Corning Community College.
Will deHoo and Trevor Freeman talk to a junior class.
Students respond when students do the teaching, a big lesson in FoolProof.
Teachers can monitor one student or the entire class progress using FoolProof's custom software.
All "live" teams feature at least one foreign student, and FoolProof itself features students from seven countries. Students rate the international nature of FoolProof as one of their favorite features.
Canadian Trevor Freeman also serves as a FoolProof correspondent. We encourage students to write for our websites.
Ninth graders in Corning, New York, work through FoolProof. Starting in October, 2008, FoolProof is a required part of Freshman Academy at three Corning High Schools.
The modules feature success stories-and horror stories, all by young people.
85% of students who have used FoolProof rate the modules as the best financial education program they had ever used. Here, Trevor answers a students question.
The design elements of FoolProof modules were developed with the input of students in six states.
Your credit union can sponsor up to 20 high schools in the FoolProof Initiative for your basic FoolProof for High Schools fee.