Early Start Financial Literacy Initiatve - GWJ$ financial literacy initiative to promote the availability of financial education resources for parents, caregivers, and teachers to use with pre-school and early elementary school children. Financial Literacy Community Event for Middle School Students - GWJ$ co-hosts a financial literacy workshop for middle school students with schools. The students and their families learn about paying bills, budgeting, saving and more through a visit to the "reality store." The parents participate in a family-friendly financial literacy workshop (March). Adopt-a-Library for Financial Literacy in K-12 Schools - GWJ$ works with school libraries to adopt a financial literacy program to promote and teach financial literacy to the students during Money Smart Week (April). Professional Development - gives special recognition to an outstanding classroom educator of personal finance and a scholarship to attend the 2014 Jump$tart National Educator Conference. Jump$tart National Educator Conference - The Jump$tart Coalition National Educator Conference is the only national conference for classroom teachers dedicated to personal finance education in the classroom. Each year, the conference provides PreK-12 educators with financial education resources, personal and professional development , access to a nation-wide network of colleagues, and general support for financial education.
Here are some great photos taken of our GWJ$ partners as workshop presenters, reality store volunteers, and financial education resource providers! Thank you for all you do to improve student financial literacy!