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My Top Takeaways from #JSNEC16!

After a very long journey home from the Jump$tart National Educator Conference, I’ve had time to reflect on just how great the conference was. To wrap it up, here are my Top 5 Takeaways (in no particular order): The community! The educators at the Jump$tart conference are so supportive and encouraging of each other. Everywhere …

Educator Feedback Needed

Fidelity is developing new online lessons/modules and is looking for educator feedback. We received the following opportunity for professional development: We need teachers who can participate in person in Boston or virtually through a web link at any or all of the following days/times to provide feedback: Wednesday, November 9 Approx 2:30 pm – 3:30 …

Needed – Credit For Life Fair Speakers

Todd Ostrowski and Ludlow High School are looking for speakers for their Credit For Life Fair being held on November 22nd. This is the second year that Ludlow has provided this valuable learning experience for their students. Please contact the Ludlow Credit for Life Fair direct at this email address: lhs_creditforlife@ludlowps.org

Webinar: “Managing Credit”

Credit reports, credit scores, debt management — not exactly thrilling topics for teenagers. BUT, as always, NGPF has some outstanding activities and case studies to share that we think will engage your students in meaningful, real-world work. Once they see how delinquent payments can ruin their FICO score and increase interest rates on that new …

Conference: MoneyPower from W!seNY

For more information, visit wise-ny.org

Jump$tart National Educator Conference Scholarships

Don’t forget! There are several scholarship opportunities for the Jump$tart National Educator Conference in Dallas on November 5th-7th. The deadlines are fast approaching. Carefully read the criteria, deadlines and conditions of the scholarships which vary and are set by the sponsoring organization. Information on each scholarship is on Jump$tart’s site, or individually: Visa (Sept.15 deadline) National Endowment for …

Webinar – 10 Ways to Use NGPF Resources in Your Classroom

NGPF has over 65 lessons, 2500 resources, and that doesn’t even include the thousands of ideas on our blog and podcasts. With all that content, choosing the best of the best for your students can seem challenging. Never fear — in this webinar, Tim will teach you to navigate our website like a pro, whether …

H&R Block Budget Challenge

The H&R Block Budget Challenge competition is about to start! What is the H&R Block Budget Challenge? It’s a FREE, ten week, patented, and award-winning, online personal finance simulation played in a competition format. Students learn to pay bills, manage their credit card and save money for retirement. Teachers are also eligible to earn CEUs and graduate credit. Register your …

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