Financial Literacy for Everyone
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    Gladys Fitzhugh-Pemberton, Theodore Roosevelt High School, Washington, DC
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Innovative Educators


Each month, we honor an educator who has found new and exciting ways to help children and adults gain financial literacy skills. They’re our Innovative Educators, and they come from all over the country, teaching throughout the grade levels and beyond.

We share their experience here to provide educators and students with good ideas for teaching and learning about money. Hopefully, you’ll find something inspirational in these stories that you can use in your own work.

And if you know of or are an innovative educator yourself, please submit a nomination form. We’re eager to speak with individuals who have found creative ways to teach the fundamental lessons of finance.

Congratulations to the recipients of Practical Money Skills' Innovative Educator Sponsorship to attend the annual Jump$tart National Educator Conference on November 8-10, 2014 at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel. Read more


2014 Innovative Educator

Jacqueline Prester November 2014
Innovative Educator: Jacqueline Prester
Mansfield High School
Mansfield, MA


Jacqueline Prester brings realistic activities and simulations into her classroom at Mansfield High School.
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Jody Sandru
Twin Bridges High School
Twin Bridges, MT
January 2014

Alice Stocks
Granby High School
Norfolk, VA
February 2014

Patty Denton
Abingdon High School
Abingdon, VA
March 2014

Blossoming Rose Mincey
Broadview Elementary School/Redondo Elementary School
Miramar, FL
May 2014

Ilia Cordero
Valencia College
Orlando, FL
June 2014
Melissa Lopez
Region One Education Service Center's Gear Up Partnership
Edinburg, Texas
July 2014
Rachel Grimes
The University of North Texas
Denton, TX
August 2014
Rachel Lindvall
Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation
Mission, SD
September 2014
Candace Fikis
West Chicago Community High School
West Chicago, IL
October 2014

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