Working together we can improve the financial literacy of Pennsylvania's youth!
WHO WE ARE:
If you're involved with or concerned about young people learning how to handle money successfully - you've come to the right place! The Pennsylvania Jump$tart Coalition is a statewide, all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the financial literacy of Pennsylvania's youth since 1999. Consisting of over thirty-five individuals and organizations the coalition brings together businesses, government agencies, and educators. Our mission is to improve the financial literacy of Pennsylvania youth by promoting the teaching of personal finance in kindergarten through twelfth grade. The Coalition believes that all youth must have the financial literacy necessary to make informed financial decisions.
Pennsylvania Jump$tart Coalition's Objectives are:
For more information about financial education in Pennsylvania, please peruse the website. You may also wish to spend time reviewing the following recent reports and legislation:
Pennsylvania Jump$tart Coalition is a proud affiliate of the National Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. The National Jump$tart Coalition, based in Washington, D.C., was first convened in 1995 and consists of over 200 organizations committed to improving the financial literacy of America's youth. For more information, visit their website at www.jumpstart.org.