Welcome to the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
Jump$tart is a coalition of diverse financial education stakeholders. These organizations work together to educate and prepare our nation's youth for life-long financial success.
Thank you to the hundreds of teachers who gave up their weekend to join us for the Jump$tart National Educator Conference, Nov. 1-3, 2013 in Washington, DC. Thank you speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, volunteers and friends!
Save the Date! Join us next year in Los Angeles for the Jump$tart National Educator Conference, November 8 - 10, 2014.
Want to see pictures from and reactions to the 2013 Jump$tart National Educator Conference? Visit our conference Facebookpage. Want to see Dr. Mike Staten's "10 Big Ideas"? Check it out here!
The Jump$tart Teacher Training Alliance has launched its new, free model to standardize and improve teacher training in personal finance. Read the full announcementand supporting research report.
2014 Annual Awards Dinner
Thanks to our generous sponsors for making last year's awards dinner another successful event! We hope you'll join us next year on April 8, 2014. Save the Date! We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel.
My Classroom Economy®
My Classroom Economy allows any educator to teach financial responsibility in a fun, experiential way. Everything you need to get started is available at www.myclassroomeconomy.org. And it’s all free.
The program is designed to overlay your existing curriculum—at any grade level and in any subject—and connects to the Common Core Standards and Jump$tart’s National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education. Step-by-step implementation guides are available for all grades.
2014 Jump$tart National Educator Conference
As the nation’s leading advocate for youth financial literacy, the Jump$tart Coalition® will proudly conduct its fifth annual conference devoted specifically to PreK-12 classroom teachers of personal finance in Washington. This conference offers classroom educators an opportunity to see, learn about, and try educational resources to integrate immediately into current lesson plans; to attend informative workshops under three different strands—advocacy, curriculum/content, and personal growth; to meet with leaders from finance and education; and to network with colleagues from across the country. Read More...