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Jump$tart National Educator Conference 2015

Save the Date! November 6-8, 2015 ♦ Gaylord Resort - National Harbor, MD ♦ You'll be glad you did!

As the nation’s leading advocate for youth financial literacy, the Jump$tart Coalition® will proudly conduct its seventh annual conference devoted specifically to PreK-12 classroom teachers of personal finance on the shores of the Potomac River just south of Washington, DC. 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 two different strands—curriculum/content and personal growth; to meet with leaders from finance and education; and to network with colleagues from across the country. 

Watch for announcements here or on our National Educator Conference Facebook page. [Note: this link leaves the Jump$tart website.]  Organizations interested in sponsoring and/or exhibiting at the conference, contact Dan Hebert, Jump$tart Director of Professional Development.  

In the meantime, check out the photos from the 2014 conference, thank you to our many sponsors, and start making plans 2015! We'll see you there!    

The 2014 conference program book 

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The Jump$tart National Educator Conference:

  • Is devoted to the teaching of personal finance in PreK-12 classrooms.
  • Subsidizes costs for teachers, making it affordable despite economic conditions.
  • Improves teachers’ own level of financial literacy.
  • Introduces teachers to new information, techniques, and resources to help them bring personal finance to life in their classrooms.
  • Gives teachers the opportunity to network with resource providers, industry leaders, and—most importantly—fellow financial educators from across the country.

Through the National Educator Conference, Jump$tart offers its coalition partners a platform to share their resources and expertise with the education community, by discounting the exhibit fee and considering partner representatives first for speaking roles in conference sessions.

Download the 2015 Conference Objectives here