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May 2014 Jump$tart Meeting

Spring Forward Networking Event

Date: May 1, 2014

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Location: Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive, Richmond, Va.

Join other financial literacy practitioners and educators to share ideas and celebrate accomplishments from April's financial literacy month. Come network and share what your organization has been doing to promote financial literacy. Hear about what's happening nationally with Jump$tart and get an update on Virginia's high school Economics and Personal Finance course. Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided. The meeting is free but registration is required.

Speakers: Bill Cheeks, Regional Director, National Jump$tart; Judy Sams, Program Specialist, Business and Technology and Related Clusters, Virginia Department of Education


Past Meetings

Date: April 30, 2013

Join us for our Financial Fun Expo as we celebrate all the work that was done to improve the financial literacy of all Virginians during Financial Literacy Month. Enjoy food and fun while networking with others who have an interest in financial literacy. Hear about new resources and programs that you can use in your financial education efforts, and share information about your financial education activities. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Place: Virginia Credit Union, 7500 Boulder View Drive, Richmond, Va.

Date: September 25, 2012

Join us for What’s the Plan: Financial Planning, Updating Financial Rules of Thumb, and Strategies and Planning Techniques for the Life Stages. Hear from a financial planning expert and get your questions answered. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Place: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, 701 E. Byrd Street, Richmond, Va.

Speakers: Elsie Rose, Yount Hyde & Barbour

Date: April 24, 2012

Come hear about the financial education work of the Coalition and learn how you can get involved. Get an update on national and state financial education news and explore the new home of Finance Park, an engaging, reality-based, hands-on simulation for 8th grade students. Come share with and learn from others during member spotlights about new and innovative programs. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Place: Junior Achievement of Central Virginia, 7217 West Broad Street, Richmond, Va.

Speakers: Daphne Swanson, Junior Achievement of Central Virginia

Date: January 31, 2012

Welcome to the first meeting of the Virginia Jump$tart Coalition for 2012. Get the latest in formation on the progress and implementation of the required course in Economics and Personal Finance for Virginia high school students and hear a speaker on integrating financial therapy into general financial education. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Place: Virginia Society of CPAs, 4309 Cox Road, Glen Allen, Va.

Speakers: Judith Sams, Virginia Department of Education and Dr. Sonya Britt, Kansas State University