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GWJ$ strives to prepare youth for life-long successful financial decision-making. We have resources and tools to help PreK to college educators, parents, and youth program leaders teach your students on important topics including earning, spending, saving, borrowing, and risk protection. Other ways that GWJ$ supports you - Volunteer Support for Teaching Students; Workshops on Curriculum/Content with Professional Development Credit; and Award and Recognition Programs.

 

Bank on DC - Sybongile Cook (DC) - 202-442-7791- Turn on JavaScript!

Free Educational Resources and Tools for Lesson Plans

Free Online Financial Literacy/Education Tools

Financial Literacy Event/Activity Sponsor

Topics: earning, spending, saving, borrowing, investing, risk protection, entrepreneurship


CABEL Foundation.Org - Ervin Owens - 202-341-0667 - Turn on JavaScript!

Volunteer Support for Teaching Students (Grade Level): - PreK-12

Title: Understanding Financial Literacy the CABEL Foundation Way

Topics: earning, spending, saving, borrowing, investing, risk protection, entrepreneurship

Competition/Awards, Games and Prizes, Investment game and Presidential dollars for prizes, and Field Trips

Speaker for General Assembly, Career Day, Workshop or Conference

Sponsor Financial Literacy Event/Activity


Family-Friendly Money Recipe$ for Kids Author and Personal Finance Educator - Sharon B. Jones - 301-943-9169 Turn on JavaScript! TeachKidsMoneyManagement.com      

Speaker for General Assembly, Career Day, Workshop or Conference

Topics: earning, spending, saving, borrowing, investing, risk protection, entrepreneurship

Presentation for schools, conferences, camps, and retreats

Ready, Set Goal, and Save! - Start building your money skills for life now. Learn about setting goals for your wants and needs, smart savings, paying for college, and controlling debts. Includes fun, dramatic illustrations. Audience (Grade Level) - Elementary/Middle school/High School

Family-Friendly Money Recipe$ for Kids Contest - Promote savings and banking among youth. Monetary rewards for winners. Audience (Grade Level): - 4th grade through 12th grade

Family-Friendly Money Recipe$ for Kids Book Talk - Help your students connect the dots between making responsible decisions about their money and their life. Includes activities and resources to get the parents engaged in student learning.

Audience (Grade Level) - Parents and teachers of Elementary/Middle/High School students


Federal Trade Commisson - Colleen Tressler - 202-326-2368 - Turn on JavaScript!  

Free Educational Resources and Tools for Lesson Plans

Free Online Financial Literacy/Education Tools

Order free materials at http://bulkorder.ftc.gov

Topics: spending, borrowing,

Utilizing the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer.gov campaign:

• Reach audiences with low literacy levels and limited English proficiency with a bank of basic materials on a variety of topics, including: making a budget, using prepaid cards, dealing with debt collectors, and payday loans. Short videos, infographics, read-along audios make this information even more accessible for site visitors, who can order one-page fact sheets on each topic.

• Provide free resources to attorneys, teachers, librarians, and other local leaders to use in their communities.


Financial Literacy Organization for Women and Girls - Vernai Dantzler, Esq. - 202-508-1467 - Turn on JavaScript!

Host conferences, seminars, workshops, and boot camps designed for women and girls. Coaching and Mentoring.


GSA - Federal Citizen Information Center - Jacqueline Snee - 202-501-0917 - Turn on JavaScript!Turn on JavaScript!

Free Educational Resources and Tools for Lesson Plans

Topics: borrowing, risk protection

Inside, you'll find helpful tips about preventing identity theft, understanding credit, filing a consumer complaint,

along with many other useful topics. http://www.usa.gov/consumer-action-handbook/order-form.shtml


Innovative Financial Planning - Tasha Colbert - Turn on JavaScript!Turn on JavaScript!

Volunteer Support for Teaching Students and Parents

Topics: saving, borrowing, investing, risk protection


InVEST - Jennifer Robinson - 703-706-5437 - Turn on JavaScript!

Free Financial Education Resources for high school students

Topics: insurance, saving, investing


Junior Achievement of Greater Washington - Nomoya Malcolm – 202-296-1200 Turn on JavaScript!

Free Educational Resources and Tools for Lesson Plans (all grades)

Free Online Financial Literacy/Education Tools

Volunteer Support for Teaching Students

Topics: earning, spending, saving, borrowing, investing, risk protection, entrepreneurship

PGCPS - Finance Park Pilot Simulation Experience -  Middle and high school students culminate their in-classroom JA Finance Park lessons with the on-site simulation at Finance Park in Fairfax, VA.


Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union (Montgomery County, MD) - Michael A Richardson - 301 944-1723 - Turn on JavaScript!Turn on JavaScript!

Volunteer Support for Teaching Students, Presentation for Assembly

Topics: saving, banking, borrowing

Games and Prizes


Money's Worth Financial - Monique Edmonds - 877-800-1139 - Turn on JavaScript!

Volunteer Support for Teaching Students and Parents

Topics: saving, borrowing, investing, risk protection, entrepreneurship


Operation HOPE- Banking on Our Future Program - Michelle Hammonds - 703-236-8728, 703-236-8728 cell - Turn on JavaScript!

Volunteer Support for Teaching Students in Grades 4-12

Topics: earning, spending, saving, borrowing, investing

Module 1: A Course in Dignity

Module 2: The Basics of Banking & Budgeting

Module 3: Checking and Savings Accounts,

Module 4: The Power of Credit

Module 5: Basic Investments

Schedule: 8AM - 3PM or 4-6PM, Washington DC Metropolitan Area

During school, in after school programs, and community-based and church events

The Banking on Our Future classroom program is taught by HOPE Corps Volunteers (primarily professionals) who are trained to break down their knowledge of banking into terms that youth can understand and utilize immediately.


Our Daily Bread, Inc (Northern Virginia) - Marcelle Miles - 703-273-8829 - Turn on JavaScript! 

Volunteer Support for Teaching Teens and Parents, Mentoring

Topics: budgeting, credit

ODB's budgeting and credit classes and six-month Financial Mentoring sessions demystify the process of budgeting, using credit wisely and saving. ODB provides a variety of opportunities for individuals and families in the Fairfax County area to access these services to allow them to fit classes or mentoring into their demanding schedules.


Society for Financial Education & Professional Development - Una Daniels Edwards  - Turn on JavaScript!

Volunteer Support for Teaching College-age Students and Events/Activities

Topics: savings, borrowing, investment


TD Bank - Vicki Davis - 202-682-2371 - Turn on JavaScript!

Free Educational Resources and Tools for Lesson Plans

Free Online Financial Literacy/Education Tools

Volunteer Support for Teaching Students

Topics: earning, spending, saving, borrowing, investing

Volunteer Support for Financial Literacy Field Trip

Speaker for General Assembly, Career Day, Workshop or Conference

Sponsor Financial Literacy Event and Activity


University of Maryland Extension - Mia B Russell - 410-313-2707 Turn on JavaScript!

Free Educational Resources and Tools for Lesson Plans

Free Online Financial Literacy/Education Tools

Volunteer Support for Teaching Students

Topics: earning, spending, saving, borrowing, investing, risk protection, entrepreneurship

Volunteer Support for Financial Literacy Field Trips