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The North Carolina Jump$tart Coalition is active throughout the year with meetings of the full membership, board and committees along with special events and projects.

Upcoming Events

Economic Education Summer Series in Texas
July–August 2013 (Texas)
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas offers this summer teacher training series in cities across the state.

Professional Development for Teachers in Pennsylvania
July–August 2013 (Philadelphia, Reading, and Harrisburg, Pa.)
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia offers these summer professional development programs.

Professional Development Events in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Missouri
July–August 2013
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis offers these professional development events for teachers.

Teacher Workshop Series in Kansas City
July 2013 (Kansas City, Mo.)
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City offers these professional development events for teachers.

Teacher Workshops in Southeastern U.S.
July–August 2013
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta sponsors numerous teacher workshops and events in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

Summer Camp Challenge in Virginia
July 1–August 8, 2013 (Richmond, Va.)
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond sponsors a free camp where children in kindergarten through 8th grade play games using reasoning to solve puzzles, crack clues, and answer riddles about resources, innovation, entrepreneurship, and prices.

Teachers’ Workshops and Graduate Programs
July 8–August 2, 2013 (New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C.)
NYSE Euronext and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are working together to help educators teach students about the financial marketplace and its importance in their lives and the global economy. The programs include three five-day Teachers’ Workshops at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and two graduate programs—one at the SEC in Washington, D.C., and the other at the NYSE. There are fellowships available for the NYSE programs.

Teacher Summer Institutes in Wisconsin
July 15–19 and July 29–31, 2013 (Madison, Wis.)
The National Institute of Financial and Economic Literacy offers its 13th Annual Summer Institutes series.

Making Sense of Money and Banking
July 15–19, 2013 (Philadelphia, Pa.)
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia presents this five-day course for elementary, middle, and high school teachers. The course covers money, banking, and the Federal Reserve System and includes grade-level-specific breakout sessions.

Military Consumer Protection Day
July 17, 2013 (Nationwide)
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission sponsors this event in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Military Saves, and more than a dozen other federal and state agencies, consumer advocates, and military support groups. The Web site offers free tips, tools, and resources from these organizations to help service members, veterans, and their families avoid scams, invest wisely, manage money and credit, and deal with debt.

Personal Financial Literacy Conference in Iowa
July 18, 2013 (Ankeny, Iowa)
The Iowa Jump$tart Coalition sponsors this conference.

Native American Credit Counseling Webinars
August 6, 2013 (Nationwide)
Rural Dynamics, Inc. is offering this 10-week training webinar to train people to conduct credit and financial coaching and counseling. Upon completion of the 10 webinars, participants may receive certification from the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE).

Personal Finance Institutes in Missouri
August 5–9, 2013 (Missouri)
The Missouri Council on Economic Education, the Missouri Center for Economic Education, and the Missouri State Treasurer’s Office sponsor these forums for high school teachers to learn about Missouri’s personal finance course. Participants receive a free copy of “Virtual Economics 4.0.”

California Financial Literacy Conferences for Educators
August 13 and 15, 2013 (Berkeley and Los Angeles, Calif.)
The California Jump$tart Coalition sponsors these one-day conferences.

Financial Capability Symposium
August 21, 2013 (Philadelphia, Pa.)
NeighborWorks America sponsors this event at its Philadelphia National Training Institute to share ideas, best practices, and the latest approaches to expanding and strengthening financial capability programs.

2nd Annual Financial Educators Symposium
October (Great Barrington and Boston, Mass.)
The Massachusetts Jump$tart Coalition hosts this financial literacy conference.

Council for Economic Education’s National Conference
October 3–5, 2013 (Baltimore, Md.)
The Council for Economic Education’s conference is a nationwide gathering of educators featuring a diverse selection of presentations, workshops, and events to enable educators to raise the level of economic and financial literacy among students from kindergarten through grade 12.

2013 $tart $mart Teacher Summit
October 11, 2013 (Thanksgiving Point, Utah)
The Jump$tart Coalition of Utah sponsors this professional development session for kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers.

Get Smart About Credit Day
October 17, 2013 (National)
The American Bankers Association Education Foundation sponsors events to connect bankers with students and other young adults. The goal is to help participants better understand credit and use credit responsibly.

Financial Literacy Conference in Washington
October 21–22, 2013 (Washington, D.C.)
The Society for Financial Education and Professional Development, Inc. hosts this Sixth Annual Financial Literacy Leadership Conference, “Financial Literacy—Opportunities and Resources.” Attendees gain important information and strategies for enhancing the financial literacy of Americans.

National Educator Conference in Washington
November 1–3, 2013 (Washington, D.C.)
The Jump$tart Coalition’s fifth annual conference offers tools, resources, and support for educators of preschoolers through high school students who are interested in teaching personal finance.

About N.C. Jump$tart Coalition

The North Carolina Jump$tart is a coalition comprised of individuals, nonprofit and governmental agencies, the corporate sector, and education who have joined together to improve the personal financial literacy of North Carolina's youth. N.C. Jump$tart Coalition is dedicated to improving the financial literacy of kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, standards and educational resources, and strives to prepare youth for life-long successful financial decision-making. For more information and a clearinghouse of financial education programs in North Carolina, please visit: http://www.ncjumpstart.org.