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Kaplan Financial Education to Sponsor 2018 CFP Board Registered Programs Conference

February 15, 2018

Leading institution for CFP® certification demonstrates commitment to learning as the Title Sponsor of event

Kaplan Financial Education will be the Title Sponsor of this year’s CFP Board Registered Programs Conference, continuing their commitment to supporting financial planning education and growth of CFP® certification.

The conference, which is being held February 22-23 in Arlington, Virginia, will convene the country’s leading financial planning programs for in-depth sessions and discussions about best practices in delivering financial planning education, especially for NextGen audiences.

“We are pleased to be the Title Sponsor of the conference. This is a unique opportunity to be among our peers in financial planning education, learning from one another and developing new relationships that will help our program and our students,” said Kaplan Senior Vice President of Product Strategy Joyce Schnur.

This will be the eighth conference that has been held since CFP Board moved from Denver to Washington, D.C. in 2007. The conference continues to evolve and expand into one of the premier events for financial planning education. This is the first year that Kaplan has sponsored the conference.

“Kaplan’s participation as a title sponsor is a demonstration of their commitment to financial planning education excellence,” said Mary Kay Svedberg, PhD, CFP Board’s Director of Education. “We thank them for their assistance with this conference and the opportunities it will afford others to learn and network.”


Kaplan Financial Education delivers license exam prep, professional development, and CE programs for the insurance, securities, and financial planning industries. Through classroom training, online courses, and self-study options, Kaplan helps students pass exams and maintain licensing with study materials that satisfy almost any learning style and budget. Learn more at


Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. is the professional body for personal financial planners in the U.S. CFP Board sets standards for financial planning and administers the prestigious CFP® certification – one of the most respected certifications in financial services – so that the public has access to and benefits from competent and ethical financial planning. CFP Board, along with its Center for Financial Planning, is committed to increasing the public’s awareness of CFP® certification and access to a diverse, ethical and competent financial planning workforce. Widely recognized by firms and consumer groups as the standard for financial planning, CFP® certification is held by more than 83,000 people in the United States.


Dan Drummond, Director of Communications
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