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Innovative Educator

Each month, we honor an educator who has found new and exciting ways to help children and adults gain financial literacy skills. We are proud to celebrate these innovative educators from across the country.

Educator of the Month

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May 11, 2018

Thomas Larimer

Patrick Henry High School
Glade Springs, Virginia

Innovative Educator, Thomas Larimer, switched up his teaching style and built a “classroom economy” in order to make real financial concepts more tangible for his students.

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Jump$tart Educator Conference

Congratulations to the recipients of the Practical Money Skills Innovative Educator Sponsorship to attend the 2017 Jump$tart Coalition National Educator Conference at the Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel from November 3-5.

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Talitha Oliveri

Hopedale Junior-Senior High School
Hopedale, Massachusetts

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Sharon Paul

Hayfield Secondary School
Alexandria, Virginia

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Lothar Konietzko

Everett High School
Lansing, Michigan

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Laurie Gardner

Marine City High School
Marine City, Michigan

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Jennifer Jordan

Madeira High School
Cincinnati, Ohio

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Andrew Borgialli

Thunder Basin High School
Gillette, Wyoming

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Do you know an innovative educator?

Tell us about yourself or a colleague who has found creative ways to teach financial fundamentals.

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