Partnership for After School Education

Budgeting and saving is the foundation of financial literacy.

Registration opens on Monday, February 24 at 9:00 am

It is critical for youth to learn to structure their spending and plan for the future, to develop the discipline early in life. This workshop will help staff teach their youth to set and keep goals through budgeting and establishing priorities. Topics include:

  • Assessing your money values and how it affects spending
  • To understand the importance of keeping a budget to prevent overspending
  • How to develop a budget to live within your means
  • Establishing and maintaining goals for saving
  • Opening a bank account
  • Tools and tips to stay on track (ie. Budget worksheets, apps)

This session is intended for staff providing financial literacy support and training to high school age youth.

Fostering Financial Literacy for Youth is a four-part workshop series designed to equip afterschool program staff with the knowledge, tools and resources to teach their high-school age youth to become financially savvy and in control of their financial futures. Participants will be provided with provided financial literacy resources and lesson plans. The training includes a training of trainer session to help in transferring the information to youth. Fostering Financial Literacy for Youth is funded by Voya.

Lunch provided,


Willa Mayo

Willa Mayo is a Senior Program Coordinator at Futures and Options where she facilitates career development workshops, conducts student interviews, and supports students and partner organizations through the seasonal Internship Program. She previously ran a similar internship program at a social enterprise bakery in the East Village, and prior to that she worked at Big Sister Association and served as a corps member for City Year Boston. She graduated from Smith College School for Social Work wit... Read More

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