The following events are currently scheduled:

Financial Literacy Summit June 22, 2017

Join the Kentucky Council on Economic Education at Churchill Downs Museum for an exciting day of learning and fun. In addition to learning about the local and state economic impact of horse racing, you will also see horses training and meet a jockey while enjoying breakfast, which is included. Lunch will be provided, as well as admission to the museum. You can close your day at the track with Twilight Racing. General admission tickets for Twilight Racing are included. Find out more about the conference by visiting

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KACTE conference  July 24-25, 2017 

Jump$tart will host a booth in the vendor area of the KACTE Conference, July 24-25, featuring free financial literacy curriculum materials by our partners. Some partners will also be providing instructional sessions for the curriculum they provide. Find out more about the conference by visiting

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Check back later for next year's events:

Kentucky Saves Week Poster Contest Deadline: postmarked date TBA (January 2018)

Kentucky students in grades 5, 6, 7 and 8 are eligible to participate in the Kentucky Saves Week poster contest. One winner from each grade level will receive $50! A selection of student artwork will be displayed in the state capitol during Kentucky Saves Week, end of February. Classes and groups are welcome to participate, and individual students may submit entries as well. The 2018 theme is not yet determined.
Rules and Entry Form (coming soon)

Teacher Rubric

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Kentucky Saves Week Celebration
Late February 2018

Several events will be scheduled at the state capitol to celebrate Kentucky Saves Week.

Kentucky Saves Week Celebration
Capitol Rotunda
Student winners of two contests (Jump$tart's poster contest and Extension's piggy bank contest) will be honored. The public is invited.

All day - Information Table
Capitol Annex (near elevators/tunnel)
Visit our table for information on savings and smart money habits and sign up to be a "Kentucky Saver."

Contact: Kelly May
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Financial Litearcy Teacher of the Year Nominations
Deadline: March 30, 2018

The Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year award from the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition honors a current Kentucky teacher in grades K-12 who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to teaching financial literacy topics and motivating students to learn about personal finance. The $250 grand prize can be used for financial literacy classroom materials or to attend the national Jump$tart teacher conference. Self-nominations are accepted. This is a great opportunity to recognize the teachers and schools who are working to make students money smart.
Nomination form (coming soon)
Contact: Connie Witt
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Financial Literacy Month
April 2018
Kentucky Jump$tart plans to celebrate Financial Literacy Month in April! 2018 marks the 14th year the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy® will request for the governor to declare April Financial Literacy Month. Details about this year's free public events and activities promoting financial literacy can soon be found on Facebook at The press releases can be found at Press Releases. The proclamations can be viewed at Downloads.
Contact: Erin Yetter
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