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GEAR UP College Ready, Career Set! - Financial Literacy Innovations Cadre (FLIC) for Students

Students create a salary-based budget, and learn financial literacy TEKS in a hands-on setting. This workshop will be a series of modules over the span of six weeks. The event will conclude with culminating presentations reflecting a real-life simulation experience. TOPICS INCLUDE Jan 26 Career & Salary Feb 2 Saving & Investing Feb 9 Housing Feb 16 Transportation & Food Feb 23 Health & Insurance Mar 2 Loans & Discretionary Spending Mar 9 Final Product & Budget Due* Top Product Proposals will be invited to present on April 4, 2023 at the Region One ESC Financial Literacy Opportunities Summit for Students (FLOSS). The winners of this FLIC event will also be awarded at the FLOSS event. Must be present to win. Prizes include: Chromebook, Bluetooth wireless headphones, gift cards, plus other prizes.

11th grade students in GEAR UP College Ready, Career Set! participating campuses only











Financial Literacy

Workshop Materials


Dates, Times and Locations

Room Name Workshop Date Begin Time End Time
Online Course 1/19/2023 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
Online Course 1/26/2023 4:30 PM 5:00 PM
Online Course 2/2/2023 4:30 PM 5:00 PM
Online Course 2/9/2023 4:30 PM 5:00 PM
Online Course 2/16/2023 4:30 PM 5:00 PM
Online Course 2/23/2023 4:30 PM 5:00 PM
Online Course 3/2/2023 4:30 PM 5:00 PM
Online Course 3/8/2023 4:30 PM 5:00 PM

Workshop Contacts

Name Type E-Mail Phone
Brenda Amitrani Presenter
Joanna Perez Contact (956) 984-6092

Special Accommodations
For requests for special accommodations for this workshop, please contact one of the individuals listed above at least ten(10) business days prior to the workshop date.