Annual TACFEP Symposium

VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM - AGENDA

May 17th

8:45am - 12:00 pm (CT)


8:45-9:00am

Meet & Greet with the TACFEP Board!


9:00-9:40am

Symposium Kick-Off

Speaker:

Nick Kilmer, Lecturer, Financial Planning Program, Texas A&M University


General Session

Claiming the Epicenter: Higher Education is the Financial Literacy Hub

Speaker: Susan Doty, Senior Lecturer in Economics, Director for Economic Education & Financial Literacy (CEEFL)

SUSAN DOTY is a Faculty Fellow of both the University of Texas System and the University of Texas at Tyler Academies of Distinguished Teachers. She is the Founding Director of the Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy at the University of Texas at Tyler and an award-winning senior lecturer in economics and personal finance. She is a past-president of the National Association of Economic Educators and has served as a director on multiple not-for-profit boards, including the Council for Economic Education in New York, the Texas Council on Economic Education, the Texas and national JumpStart Coalitions for Personal Finance, and the Global Economic Education Alliance. Doty believes that it is never too early for teaching children and never too late for teaching adults both why and how to make good financial choices.


*Session Facilitator:  Chalese Connors, Director, Student Money Management Center, Texas Woman’s University

*Session Facilitator:  Mary Lange, Vice President-Member Relations, Texas Bankers Association


9:45-10:25am

Program Spotlight - Panel Discussion

Topic: Community Outreach

Speakers:

Ashley Guillemette, Director, Center for Financial Responsibility, School of Financial Planning, Texas Tech University 

Tiffanie Lambrelli, VITA Coordinator, Lubbock Housing Financial Corporation

Stephen Lewis, Assistant Director, Financial Readiness Program, Student Money Management Center, University of North Texas


*Session Facilitator:  Jennifer Wilson, Lecturer & Assistant Director, Personal Finance Program, School of Financial Planning, Texas Tech University


10:30-11:10am

Student Spotlight - Panel Discussion

Topic: Real Talk: Peer-to-Peer Mentoring

Speakers:

Krishna Contreras, Texas Woman’s University

Kaylee Graham, University of North Texas

Destiny Hunter, University of North Texas


*Session Facilitator: Stephen Lewis, Assistant Director, Financial Readiness Program, Student Money Management Center, University of North Texas


11:15-11:50am

Higher Education Highlight

Topic: Preparing Students for Life After HEERF

Speakers:

Traci Armes, Deputy Director, Scholarships and Financial Aid, The University of Texas at Austin

Meghan Williams, Program Coordinator, Education Credit Union Buff $mart Program, West Texas A&M University


*Session Facilitator: Abigail Mbuvi, Student Financial Aid Counselor at The University of Texas at Austin

*Session Facilitator: Kevin Armalay, Financial Wellness Counselor (Certified Personal Finance Counselor) at The University of Texas at Austin


11:50-12:00pm

Closing Remarks

Topic: Next Steps

Speakers:

Nick Kilmer, Lecturer, Financial Planning Program, Texas A&M University

Jennifer Wilson, Lecturer & Assistant Director, Personal Finance Program, School of Financial Planning, Texas Tech University

Texas Association of Collegiate Financial Education Professionals 


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