Financial Literacy for Everyone

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Visa welcomed its Innovative Educator Sponsorship recipients who attended the Jump$tart National Educator Conference in Washington D.C. from November 3–5. Visa hosted a luncheon for the six educators along with Jump$tart board members and sponsored a Financial Football game at a tailgate party for 300 educators at the conference. Former NFL Redskins running back and Super Bowl champ Brian Mitchell joined Visa to coach educators playing a lively game of Financial Football. Visa also distributed free financial literacy resources at the conference’s exhibit hall for educators teaching personal finance to students in grades K-12.

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Visa’s nominated Innovative Educators, Andrew Borgialli, Lothar Konietzko, Sharon Paul, Jennifer Jordan, Laurie Gardner and Talitha Oliveri were joined by Hugh Norton, Visa’s Head of U.S. Financial Education, and Laura Levine, President and CEO of the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.

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Former Redskins running back and Super Bowl champ Brian Mitchell teamed up with Visa to coach a game of Financial Football at the 2017 Jump$tart Educator Conference.

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Hugh Norton, Visa’s Head of U.S. Financial Education, coached educators playing a game Financial Football.

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Conference attendees teamed up to answer personal finance questions to move the ball down the field playing Visa’s Financial Football.

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Visa’s Head of U.S. Financial Education, Hugh Norton, facilitates the Seahawks’ next offensive move in Financial Football, an interactive personal finance game.

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TOUCHDOWN! Conference educators celebrate scoring playing Financial Football, alongside former NFL Redskins running back and coach Brian Mitchell.

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Visa’s NFL-themed Financial Football game, an interactive game that engages students while teaching them money management skills. Teams compete by answering finance questions to earn yardage and score touchdowns.

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Team photo including Visa’s Hugh Norton, Head of U.S. Financial Education, with educators and former Redskins running back Brian Mitchell who coached a team of educators playing Financial Football. The hard fought game ended in an 8-8 tie.

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Former Redskins running back Brian Mitchell meets with Jump$tart conference attendees from across the country.

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Hugh Norton, Head of U.S. Financial Education of Visa, with conference attendees, along with former Redskins running back Super Bowl champ and Pro Bowler Brian Mitchell.