Delta Community Credit Union provides free financial education materials for local high schools
CORVALLIS, OR (September 23, 2013) –– High School Teachers in the Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, and Henry counties in Georgia are now eligible to receive free financial literacy materials, thanks to Delta Community Credit Union in Atlanta, Georgia, who has partnered with the brass|STUDENT PROGRAM.
The brass|STUDENT PROGRAM provides quarterly financial literacy materials to high school students with the goal of increasing their understanding of the money side of life™. The program includes a quarterly magazine, videos, infographics, and a teacher resource center filled with academic standards based lesson plans and activities. Additionally, teachers may request to have representatives from Delta Community Credit Union make presentations in their classrooms.
“We’re committed to giving back to the communities we’re privileged to serve. We think the best investment we can make is to help teenagers and young adults gain a good understanding of personal finance early. As part of this effort, we’re partnering with brass Media to provide teachers at 154 high schools in metro Atlanta detailed lesson plans on different banking topics,” declared Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Matthew Shepherd.
Shepherd added, “We’re also supplying students at these schools with study aids and a quarterly magazine written for young adults by young adults. The program has been well-received, and we’re extremely happy with the quality of brass Media’s work and support.”
“We are very excited to partner with Delta Community Credit Union to bring the Student Program to the Atlanta area,” remarked Laura Edmonston, Student Program Director of Education. “Our goal is to engage students through these resources, and to provide tools to assist them in planning for their future.”
High School teachers in eligible counties should register at studentprogram.com to begin their participation in the program.
About brass Media Inc: brass Media Inc is dedicated to providing the financial industry with content and media solutions that help connect with young adult members to build a strong financial foundation. For more information, visit www.brassmedia.com.