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High School Students and Educators

Why Be a CPA?

A degree in accounting, along with passing the CPA Exam, will open doors to a variety of career options - not to mention a respectable paycheck! CPAs work in professional sports organizations, education, Fortune 500 companies, music industry, showbusiness, forensics and so much more. 

Accounting Opportunities Experience - November 2023

Learn more about how you can participate in this collaboration between state CPA societies and the AICPA to raise awareness of accounting career opportunities among high school students.

Resources for high school students and instructors

ISCPA YouTube channel offers videos to provide insight to the accounting profession and real stories from CPAs.

Online Learning Modules

ISCPA has partnered with Iowa Intermediary Network, additional organizations and companies to offer modules covering Iowa business standards. Learn more about these educational opportunities.

acCOUNTing ME IN - Request a speaker

The Iowa Society of CPAs offers an interactive acCOUNTing ME IN virtual or in-classroom presentation for high school students. Whether it's an accounting I class or your school's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter - or really anything in between - our members appreciate the opportunity to visit with high school students about this career choice and share the many doors it can open! Learn more and schedule a presentation today. Call or email Natalie Harwood, ISCPA member engagement coordinator, 515-985-7104/ or complete the request form today.

Additional resources for high school students

Also, check out these great resources created just for high school students:

Additional resources for high school educators

AICPA's Academic Resource Database is packed with great projects, cases, resources and ideas! It is free for teachers to create an account.

Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) provides many great resources as well.