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Financial Literacy Curriculum Pilot Opportunity With UChicago!

From our friends at UChicago: The University of Chicago is looking for high school teachers to pilot a comprehensive new financial education curriculum. The curriculum is uniquely designed to develop behaviors that lead to financial well-being. Sign-up to learn more https://goo.gl/NxAwj4 or email financialeducation@uchicago.edu

Support An Act for Financial Literacy in Schools (S.2374)!

Please continue to contact your State Representative (find yours here) and members of the House Committee on Ways and Means to help push An Act for Financial Literacy in Schools (S.2374) to the House floor. The legislative session ends on July 31st. Your voice matters! Use it now! Helpful links: An Act for Financial Literacy …

Get a Jump$tart w/ Fidelity Teacher Training

From our friends at RI Jump$tart: Dear New England K-16 Educators: Earn $75.00 to Jump$tart your 2018-19 Personal Finance curriculum with an all-new, free, one-day Personal Finance professional development program to be held at Fidelity Investments, 900 Salem Street, Smithfield, RI on Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Letters will be provided to participants to document their professional development hours. Space …

Applications Now Being Accepted for #JSNEC18

From our friends at Jump$tart: We can’t wait to see you in Cleveland for our 10th Annual National Educator Conference Nov. 3-5, 2018 at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown! Today, Jump$tart opened its scholarship applications and will accept them until Aug. 31, 2018. Scholarships cover two nights at the Hilton, six conference meals, and full participation in the conference. …

W!se Financial Literacy Slogan Contest!

From our friends at W!se: https://www.facebook.com/wisenewyork

The 2018 NGPF Summer Institute is Accepting Applications!

The NGPF Summer Institute is Accepting Applications through 3/9/2018! For more information, visit the NGPF website and apply now!

PD with a Host of Resources!

On February 6th, thirty-plus teachers from across the state participated in the first, and given the evaluations, not the last NextGen FinCamp at Bridgewater State University. Pictured are the three facilitators for the day-long event. Tim Ranzetta, founder of NextGen Personal Finance and two local education lead teachers: Talitha Oliveri, a business teacher at Hopedale …

Wisdom of Finance Video Contest – DEADLINE EXTENDED

From our friends at the Learning Economics And Finance Network: Wisdom of Finance Video Contest Pride and Prejudice is a romance classic and consistently appears on lists of most-loved books.  But have you ever wondered if Jane Austen’s heroine, Lizzie Bennet, could have been a successful hedge fund manager? The answer to this seemingly strange question …

Help FDIC Enhance Its Money Smart for Young People Curriculum

From our friends at the FDIC: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) seeks your help in finding Pre-K to 12 educators who are willing to provide feedback on its Money Smart for Young People (MSYP) financial education curriculum. Please pass information about this opportunity on to any schools or educators that are interested in financial …

Meet the Board of Directors – Jacqueline Prester

Name: Jacqueline Prester ( @mrsprester | LinkedIn | Facebook | mrsprester.com | email ) Position: MBEA Board of Directors, Secretary School: Mansfield High School, Mansfield, MA Job Title: Business & Technology teacher Grade Levels: high school Courses Taught: currently – Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance, previously – Marketing, Google Applications, Career Theory, HTML Webpage Design, Computer Applications I & II, Desktop Publishing, …

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