Classroom Resources

From videos to handouts, these classroom resources will help you bring accounting to life in your classroom.

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Pennsylvania CPA Foundation

Videos & Webinars

Pennsylvania CPA Foundation Accounting Career Days

Virtual Career Day

Our Accounting Career Day program shows high school students the world of opportunity an accounting degree can bring. Register now for instant access to career videos, student panels, and more.

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Networking Starter Kit

This series of short videos will turn you from networking novice to pro! Learn the best ways to connect with others and make a great first impression.

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Financial Literacy & CPA Careers

Building a strong financial understanding early in life is crucial to future success.

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Past Student Webinars

Watch at your own pace and learn from industry experts.

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Planning a presentation and don't know where to start?

The AICPA Student Engagement Toolkit has information to help! This kit includes tips, presentations, and more for presenting to all audiences.

Classroom Printed Materials

Become a CPA in Pennsylvania Guide

Become a CPA in Pennsylvania Book

Audience: Accounting Majors, Recent Graduates, Educators

This comprehensive guide to the CPA Exam and licensing includes details about education requirements, costs, preparation tips, and valuable links for CPA candidates.

Additional Resource: CPA Exam & Licensing Center.

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Transfer Your Way to CPA

Audience: Community College Students

This guide helps students who have chosen community college plan their path by explaining all the right steps needed to make it to the next stage.

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Crafting Your Career

Audience: College Students, Accounting Majors

This how-to guide for future CPAs walks students through a four-step activitiy-based plan to chart out their career path. 

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Potential, Prestige & Purpose

Audience: College Students, Undecided

This booklet describes exactly what accountants do, details the benefits of becoming one, and explains the prestige of the CPA.

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Digital Books

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Start Here Go Places Magazine

The latest on different career avenues, rising stars, and what the future might hold when you get to the business world.

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Robert Half International Salary Guide

Access accounting and finance salary information, including the latest predictions for starting salaries in a variety of jobs. In addition to data related to finance and accounting salary information, this guide offers insights on hiring trends.

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PowerPoint Presentations

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Accounting – Is It for You?

This presentation outlines what CPAs do and the variety of career paths students can choose after becoming a CPA. Speakers should draw from their own professional experience relating to the accounting profession.


The Cost of Credit Cards

This is a lesson on the costs of credit cards. Through Q&A students are informed about the facts and fiction of owning a credit card. This is meant to be a 30 minute presentation with about one slide per minute.


Minority CPAs – Your Competitive Advantage

In a global economy, opportunities abound for minority CPAs. This presentation outlines ways to land a job and create diversity in the workforce.


IT Assurance: A Fantastic Career Choice!

IT assurance combines audit and consulting expertise with technology to transform a business’s operations and financial reporting processes. This presentation provides an overview of this emerging field, education and experience requirements, and associated certifications.

Pennsylvania CPA Journal

Published quarterly, the Pennsylvania CPA Journal is the flagship publication of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Find technical updates, commentary on professional issues, information on PICPA programs, and more.

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Additional Resources

PICPA Federal Tax Reform Guide

The Pennsylvania CPA Journal presents this technical guide to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. A great, relevant reading material for high school or college classrooms. Read the digital edition or download a PDF.

Inspire Future CPAs in the Classroom

PICPA Diversity Committees financial literacy programs for students.

Start Here Go Places

AICPA's student and educator website — designed to inspire and educate the next generation of future CPAs from High School through College graduation. See also: Ask A CPA

This Way To CPA

AICPA's college student website, giving students wisdom, motivation, and guidance to becoming a licensed CPA.

Free Accounting Lectures & CPA Exam Prep

Looking for additional help in your accounting classes or as you prepare for the exam? Be sure to check out Professor Farhat's YouTube channel filled with free accounting lectures and lessons.