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2020 Financial Literacy Summit

Connecticut Jump$tart hosted its 2020 Financial Literacy Summit as a virtual event on November 3, 2020.  The line up included the following engaging sessions:

  • Morning Keynote:  Yanely Espinal, Next Gen Personal Finance
    How to engage your students virtually – This interactive session will focus on ways to engage your students and how to keep them engaged with the newest ideas/tools in financial literacy.
  • Session 1 Workshop:  Dave Hinchey, Credit Union League of CT
    Reality Fairs – Many of you have participated in our in-person reality fairs sponsored by Connecticut’s Credit Unions, but did you know our program has gone virtual with an app? In this dynamic session, you’ll learn about how the program can be delivered remotely to your students in a streamlined financial simulation that gives students real world experience in just 60 minutes. Virtual reality fairs are a great way to engage your students and teach them about budgeting, saving, credit scores, car buying, dealing with debt and retirement.
  • Session 2 Workshop:  Zachary Rowe, EverFi
    EverFi – Learn how to implement EverFi remotely during the current distance learning environment
  • Lunch Keynote:  Miria Gray
    Lights, Camera, Save! Come learn low to incorporate this video contest that engages teens in educating themselves and their peers about the value of saving and using money wisely.
  • Session 3 Workshop:  Yanely Espinal, Next Gen Personal Finance
    Incorporating current Events into the classroom – Are you looking for ways to keep your students involved with current events and the necessary tools to do that? This session will give you some great takeaways!

Meet the Speakers