News Alert: NEC 2020 Has Been Cancelled
To our national partners, state affiliates, supporters, financial literacy thought leaders and stakeholders, financial educators and their students, and all your families and friends: on behalf of the entire Jump$tart team, I wish you good health and safety during this worldwide COVID-19 epidemic and thank you for your ongoing efforts to promote financial wellness and learning. We are working remotely, but remain available to assist you and committed to our mission of advancing financial literacy, especially among our nation’s students. With gratitude and best wishes ~ Laura Levine, president and CEO.
The nation’s premier professional development event for PreK through 12th grade teachers, dedicated to financial education in the classroom.
Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill introduces Members of Congress, their staffs, the Capitol Hill community, and the general public to the strides Jump$tart and its partners have made in the financial literacy effort.
Each April, the Jump$tart Coalition recognizes leadership and outstanding achievement in the effort to advance the financial literacy of students.
Who We Are
Jump$tart is a national nonprofit coalition of more than 100 organizations from business, finance, academia, education, government and other sectors, as well as a network of 51 state affiliates, which share a commitment to “financial smarts for students.”
What We Do
The Jump$tart Coalition works to raise awareness about the importance of financial literacy and the need for financial education, especially among youth; fosters collaboration among financial literacy stakeholders; and promotes and supports effectiveness in financial education endeavors.
Check Your School
We want to put effective financial education in every school in America,.. and we need your help. It all starts by checking your school.
Jump$tart believes that qualified, supported, appreciated teachers are a key element of effective financial education and we created the Jump$tart Financial Foundations for Educators (J$FFE) Model and National Educator Conference to help meet their need for professional development.
The National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education delineate the personal finance knowledge and ability that young people should acquire throughout their kindergarten through 12th grade school years to emerge as fully prepared adult consumers.
Students, along with their parents, teachers and friends are invited to try out Jump$tart’s free income and expense calculator for insights into what it might take to support a dream lifestyle. Ready for a reality check?
Search the premier online library of financial education resources for teachers, parents, caregivers, and anyone committed to financial smarts for students.
How You Can Help
As a nonprofit, non-governmental organization, the Jump$tart Coalition relies on generous support from individuals and entities to fund our operation and accomplish our goals. If, however, you can’t make a monetary contribution today, there are several ways for you to Pitch In.