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Treasury to Host Meeting of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission

Washington – The U.S. Department of the Treasury will host a public meeting of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC) on May 24 at 9:00 a.m. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin, Chairman of the FLEC, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray, Vice Chairman of the FLEC, will deliver opening remarks.

The meeting will provide an overview of the latest results of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) evaluating 15-year-old students' financial literacy competency. The results will be presented by Peggy G. Carr, Acting Commissioner of National Center for Education Statistics at the U.S. Department of Education, and Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills at the OECD.

A panel will discuss the implications of this OECD data for U.S. schools and students. The panel is comprised of: Dr. Carly Urban, Montana State University; Richard Woods, Georgia State Schools Superintendent; and David Mancl, Director of the Office of Financial Literacy, Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. The meeting will also provide an overview of the findings of the Federal Reserve Board's Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2016 and recent and upcoming FLEC activities.

Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin, Chair of the FLEC
Director Richard Cordray, Director, Vice Chair of the FLEC

Financial Literacy and Education Commission Public Meeting

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT

U.S. Department of the Treasury
Cash Room
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20220


Media planning to attend must RSVP by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017.

Media without press credentials issued by Treasury must include the following information for access into the building: (1) full legal name, (2) date of birth, (3) Social Security number, and (4) country of citizenship. Media attending with camera equipment must arrive at the South Entrance (15th Street and Alexander Hamilton Place) no later than 7:45 a.m. to allow time for equipment sweeps and set-up. No vehicles will be permitted onto Treasury grounds, and equipment must be carried in. All other media should arrive by 8:30 a.m. at the main entrance (Pennsylvania Avenue/New York Avenue and 15th Street).

A live webcast will be available at



Last Updated: 5/19/2017 5:43 PM