Students in a local high school will soon be able to avail themselves of a new class for senior students.  With money issues a major part of the student's new world, both personal finances and global monetary issues, a class solely dedicated to Financial Education will now be offered.

This brand new template for virtual learning is being explored in the Sidney Central School District, in conjunction with the Sidney Federal Credit Union.

The subject matter is Financial Education.  SFCU's Elise Glassett, the company's Financial Education Program Coordinator, has worked with Sidney Central School's senior class on the pilot program.  Ms. Glassett has been teaching the class online working with senior students Scott Hertzog and Makayla Pydych's English classifies.

It is hoped that the two-day session will help to keep and establish  financial education as an essential part of students’ education.  It will also benefit the students as they work to enhance their own set of personal finance skills.  SFCU has recently committed to building a Financial Education Resource Library, and all teachers have been invited to request topics they would like to have created for students. SFCU’s content in the library is free.

t was also announced that SFCU will offer its debit cards with the Sidney CSD logo.

For more information ion this new and innovative financial studies partnership, visit the Sidney Central School District's website by CLICKING HERE.

We congratulate the Sidney school system and Sidney Federal Credit Union on htis groundbreaking new educational opportunity for our local students.