Financial Literacy for Everyone
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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 from November 5–7 at the InterContinental Dallas Hotel in Dallas, TX.

Tecoya Brantley-Williams
Swansea High School
Swansea, SC

Laura Falk
Fairbanks High School
Milford Center, OH

Erika Fix
Gladstone Area High School
Gladstone, MI

Steven Klimkiewicz
Hellgate High School
Missoula, MT

Amanda Medina
Sharyland High School
Mission, TX

James Redelsheimer
Robbinsdale Armstrong High School
Plymouth, MN


2016 Innovative Educators

Steven Klimkiewicz November 2016
Innovative Educator: Steven Klimkiewicz
Hellgate High School
Missoula, Montana

Steven Klimkiewicz left his CFO position in the business world to pursue his teaching career and help students see the importance of financial decision making.
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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

Kellie Haayer
Kaiser Elementary School
Houston, TX
March 2016

Kathie Belli
Vernon Township High School
Glenwood, New Jersey
May 2016

Paul Coleman
Plymouth Whitemarsh High School
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
June 2016

Amanda Medina
Sharyland High School
Mission, Texas
August 2016

Maureen Neuner
Pinelands Regional Junior High School
Tuckerton, NJ
September 2016

Laura Falk
Fairbanks High School
Milford Center, OH
October 2016




















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