South Dakota


Greetings from the South Dakota Jump$tart Coalition!!

Working together we can improve the financial literacy of South Dakota's youth

If you're involved with or concerned about students learning how to handle money successfully - you've come to the right place.

The South Dakota Jump$tart Coalition is a non-profit organization with over 69 individuals and organizations representing business, government and education who have joined together to improve the personal financial literacy of South Dakota's citizens.

South Dakota Jump$tart Coalition's goals:

1. Evaluate financial literacy of South Dakota youth.

2. Become a clearinghouse for age appropriate resources of local, state, and national providers

3. Promote the teaching of personal finance.

4. Raise awareness of financial literacy needs throughout South Dakota.

5. Enhance professional development of financial educators and sharing of best practices.

The South Dakota Jump$tart Coalition is a proud affiliate of the National Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. The National Jump$tart Coalition, based in Washington, D.C., was first convened in 1995 and consists of over 200 organizations committed to improving the financial literacy of America's youth. For more information, visit their website at

2014 Jump$tart National Educator Conference

As the nation’s leading advocate for youth financial literacy, the Jump$tart Coalition® will proudly conduct its sixth annual conference devoted specifically to PreK-12 classroom teachers of personal finance in Los Angeles, California. 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.

Save the Date for 2014: November 8 - 10, 2014 at the Omni Los Angeles.

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