First Nations Oweesta Corporation is pleased to be collaborating with the Native Learning Center and will host the next Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families, fourth edition, Certified Instructor Training at the Native Learning Center’s Asset Building Conference. This training will offer a three-day, state-of-the-art instructor training and certification program to help Native CDFIs, tribes and other Native organizations establish and sustain financial education programs in their communities. This training will take place September 9-11th, 2015 at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort in Flagstaff, Arizona.
We will be accepting registration applications to attend this training until August 21, 2015 or until filled. Early and quality applications will be prioritized, so please register early and fully complete the following registration application.
First Nations Oweesta will provide travel and hotel block information to assist you with planning when your application is selected. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; please anticipate receiving notification from us within one week of submitting your application. Please do not make travel arrangements until your attendance has been confirmed. Due to the generosity of the Native Learning Center, this training has no registration fees. Therefore, the only cost to you will be travel and accommodations.
This three- day training will address:
* Effective financial education training techniques and resources
* An in depth look at the Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families curriculum
* Organizations will gain access to a new innovative evaluation approach that will assist in the gathering of impact data
* Participants may be eligible for follow up technical assistance from Oweesta to create and sustain their financial education programs in local communities
Upon completion of the training, participants will be prepared to successfully pass the Building Native Communities certification exam, becoming certified financial education trainers. Participants must attend and complete all days of training, participate in an oral presentation, and pass the exam to be certified as an instructor.
Click here for a draft of the September 9-11th, 2015 BNC Agenda.
For more information contact Chris Hansen at Chris@oweesta.org or 303.774.8838.