*Career Readiness, Life Literacies, and Key Skills

When:  Feb 2, 2023

Career Readiness, Life Literacies, and Key Skills (CLKS): Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Economy and Career

Feb 2, 2023 9:00am-10:30am (ONLINE)

Presenter: Christy Biedron Director of Education, Junior Achievement of New Jersey


This session will provide an overview of NJ’s revised standard 9 for financial literacy and career readiness, and take a deeper dive into some of the newer disciplinary concepts like financial psychology, digital citizenship, and media literacy. We’ll discuss current topics in personal finance, NJ’s current and future labor market, and the skills today’s employers are looking for. Participants will hear from industry experts, have the opportunity to share their own strategies, and explore no-cost resources and curriculum that meet NJSLS 9