Academy of Finance

Academy of Finance LogoThe Elmira High School Business Department is pleased to present the Academy of Finance (AOF) program for Elmira High School students, 10th-12th grade. This program is affiliated with the National Academy Foundation (NAF) and provides tremendous benefits to students. Please go to to learn more. Students will acquire universal business skills and knowledge with a focus on the Financial Industry. Academy graduates will have a vast array of industry sponsored activities including field trips, shadow days, classroom speakers, paid internships, and college credits for courses. The Academy of Finance is sponsored by the National Academy Foundation and is one of over 650 academies nationwide. The National Academy foundation model was developed with leading industry and education representatives to ensure that the curriculum and activities are both current and relevant. Students enrolled in the Academy will receive a Regents Diploma with an expanded certificate of Financial Studies issued by the National Academy Foundation.

Click on the documents on the left learn more about this exciting opportunity for students, including the Student Application.

How does the EHS Finance Academy work?  
Click here to learn more about your student path

Elmira High School | Academy of Finance 2018-19 Advisory Board Members

Shelly Allen, Elmira City School District
Hillary Austin, Elmira City School District
Pam Burns, Chemung Canal Trust Company
Alison Devita, Chemung Canal Trust Company
Molly Duffy, Elmira City School District
Justin Faulkner, Chemung Canal Trust Company
Neil Folnsbee, Corning Credit Union
Colton Herrington, H & H Associates
Kyle Herrington, H & H Associates
Luke Herrington, H & H Associates
Jay Hillman, Elmira City School District
Susan Houghtelling, Arnot Ogden Medical Center
Laura Johnson, Elmira City School District
Christopher Krantz, Elmira City School District
Tammy Davis, Citizens & Northern Bank, Chairperson
Josh Palmer, Swan & Sons-Morss Company, Inc.
Elaine Perkins, Elmira City School District
Damian Saks, Elmira City School District
Stacy Ward, Elmira Savings Bank