Financial Literacy for Everyone
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  • "I believe a course in Practical Money Skills should be a required course for all students in Middle/Junior/High School."

    Gladys Fitzhugh-Pemberton, Theodore Roosevelt High School, Washington, DC
Roadmap for Educators

Roadmap for Educators
Discover the wide array of free resources on Practical Money Skills and how to use them in your classroom.
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Avengers Comic Teaches Kids About Money
Choose Spider-Man or Nova for a fun lesson about personal finance for your child or student.
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Jump$tart Educator Conference Sponsorship

Jump$tart Educator Conference Sponsorship
Get sponsored to attend the Jump$tart Coalition Educator Conference in National Harbor, MD.
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Financial Soccer
Is your financial knowledge ready for a workout?
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Summit 2016

The Future of Innovation in Financial Literacy
Watch the live 2016 Financial Literacy Summit webcast.
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Innovative Educators


Each month, we honor an educator who has found new and exciting ways to help children and adults gain financial literacy skills. Coming from all over the country and teaching throughout the grade levels and beyond, they’re our Innovative Educators.

We share their experience here to provide educators and students with good ideas for teaching and learning about money. Hopefully, you’ll find something inspirational in these stories that you can use in your own work.

And if you know of or are an innovative educator yourself, please submit a nomination form. We’re eager to speak with individuals who have found creative ways to teach the fundamental lessons of finance.

Congratulations to the recipients of the Practical Money Skills Innovative Educator Sponsorship to attend the annual Jump$tart Coalition National Educator Conference on November 6-8 at the Gaylord Resort in National Harbor, MD.

Lona Berndt
Scott Airman & Family Readiness Center
St. Clair County, IL

Jill Lucero
East High School
Cheyenne, WY

Julie Giglia
Whitman-Hanson Regional High School
Whitman, MA

Matt Salas
Nuestros Valores High School
Albuquerque, NM

Kasey Hill
Growing Wealth From the Start
Bothell, WA

Kelleen Weatherman
Colville High School
Colville, WA


2015 Innovative Educator

Kellie Haayer March 2016
Innovative Educator: Kellie Haayer
Kaiser Elementary School
Houston, TX

Kellie Haayer is using her 25 years of teaching experience to revitalize the Texas Jump$tart Coalition for Financial Literacy as its president.
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Kasey Hill
Growing Wealth From the Start Camp
Edmonds, WA
January 2016

James Redelsheimer
Robbinsdale Armstrong High School
Plymouth, MN
February 2016



















































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