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.
Get sponsored to attend Jump$tart Coalition National Educator Conference in National Harbor, MD. Practical Money Skills will sponsor six educators to attend the Conference at the Gaylord Resort in National Harbor, MD on November 6-8, 2015. Apply now
2015 Innovative Educator
Innovative Educator: Lona Berndt
Scott Air Force Base
St. Clair County, IL
Lona teaches financial education to First Term Airmen on the Scott Air Force Base in Illinois.
Stevensville High School
Whitman-Hanson Regional High School
Nuestros Valores High School
Pompton Lakes High School
Pompton Lakes, NJ
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