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2015 Jump$tart National Educator Conference

Teacher Registration Now Open!

Registration Fee - $425 for classroom teachers

$575 for Other Educators (Beginning October 5)

Includes a two-night stay at the Gaylord National Resort and all conference meals.  Attendees arrange and cover their own transportation.


The 2015 National Educator Conference generously underwritten by:



2015 Conference Supporters

as of September 4, 2015


Ready to Join Us?

2015 Conference Sponsorship Opportunities Here


The Jump$tart Coalition National Educator Conference is the only national conference for classroom teachers dedicated to personal finance education in the classroom. Each year, the conference provides PreK-12 educators with financial education resources, personal and professional development, access to a nation-wide network of colleagues, and general support for financial education.

Calling all Classroom Teachers!

  • Teachers of Any Subject
  • Pre-K through High School
  • Novices and Veterans 
  • Other Educators in Personal Finance


Be Sure to "Like" Our Conference Facebook Page!

To get updates, announcements and "fun stuff" throughout the year!


National Harbor is a 300-acre multi-use waterfront development on the shores of the Potomac River in Prince George's County, Maryland, just south of Washington, DC. It is home to more than 150 diverse shops and boutiques and over 30 dining locations. Location near the Gaylord National Resort and Convnetion Center, National Harbor’s vibrant downtown atmosphere offers something for everyone.  Click here to view the Gaylord's guide to the Harbor.   


The cost for teachers to attend 2015 National Educator Conference is subsidized, so participation is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. 

"Other Educators" as of October 5

Come and meet fellow educators from across the country who believe that personal financial literacy is an essential life skill for their students!

Watch for our NEW Conference App!

Coming later in October!


This Year's Conference Highlights:

  • Tools, resources, information and support for teaching personal finance in the classroom.
  • A variety of workshops under three strands: Curricula/Content, Personal Development "101" and Personal Development "AP."
  • Networking with your peers from across the country!
  • Exhibit Hall devoted to Financial Education Resources
  • Welcome to Washington Gala with Opening Night performance by "America's Comedic Financial Expert" Colin Ryan.
  • 15 Professional Development Hours for Teachers
  • Optional Activities include: free financial planning clinics, two financial educator certification programs, and various teacher networking opportunities.           Click Here to View the Activities  
  • Teacher Fundraising - New This Year!   We want to help you get to our National Educator Conference!  While Jump$tart and its partners underwrite a significant portion of the event, we know you ? our teachers ? still incur some costs. So, we've established a way for you to crowdfund the registration fee and reasonable travel costs, if you need.   Click Here to Learn More!

  • See photo highlights from last year's conference. 




Need help making the case to attend?

View Our Suggestions!

Should I Attend? And Other Frequently Asked Questions


Sponsorship Opportunites!

View the details here

Exhibitor Opportunities!

Space is limited - details here


Want to help a deserving teacher attend this conference?  

Click here to learn how your organization can sponsor a teacheror teachers—to attend!