Our Partners in Education
Office of the State Treasurer – Financial Education Program
The Financial Education Program of the Office of the State Treasurer provides Washingtonians with knowledge and access to resources with the objective to empower its communities and individual citizens in their personal finances. The program conducts regular financial empowerment related events and workshops throughout the year, and is committed to its partnerships in promotion of several initiatives for the State of Washington.
Consumer Education and Training Services (CENTS)
CENTS empowers people to improve their financial health by developing educational and legal resources to help them prevent or overcome financial challenges. WA529 partnered with CENTS to develop “Planning for Higher Education for Families,” a resource guide that empowers parents to plan for their student’s higher education costs.
Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP)
AWSP exists to support principals and the principalship in the education of all students, and believes strong leaders create strong schools and strong students. Founded in 1972, AWSP has been a leading voice in education for decades, representing principals, assistant principals, and principal interns.
Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS)
PEPS helps parents connect and grow as they begin their journey into parenthood. Their parent support programs educate, inform and create community. WA529 partners with PEPS to provide college planning resources to parents across the state of Washington.
Financial Education Public-Private Partnership (FEPPP)
FEPPP was created by the legislature to bring public and private stakeholders together to improve and advocate for financial education in Washington schools and communities by providing teacher trainings and quality resources such as this tool to modify lessons that make them more inclusive to all students. .
Department of Financial Institutions (DFI)
The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) regulates and examines a variety of state chartered financial services. The Department also provides education and outreach to protect consumers from financial fraud.