Save the Date! Join us this year in Los Angeles for the Jump$tart National Educator Conference, November 8 - 10, 2014. Visit our conference Facebookpage for pictures from and reactions to the 2013 Conference.
The Winter 2013 issue of Update is now available online. See highlights and photos from the 2013 National Educator Conference and profiles of 7 national partners!
2014 Annual Awards Dinner
Join us on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 to "Stand Up for Financial Literacy" at our Annual Awards Dinner at the Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel. Reception, 6:30 p.m.; Dinner, 7:30 p.m., followed by the awards program and our special guest emcee, Janet Bodnar of Kiplinger's Personal Finance.
My Classroom Economy®
My Classroom Economy allows any educator to teach financial responsibility in a fun, experiential way. Everything you need to get started is available at www.myclassroomeconomy.org. And it’s all free.
The program is designed to overlay your existing curriculum—at any grade level and in any subject—and connects to the Common Core Standards and Jump$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...