Save the Date!
The 2013 $tart $mart Teacher Summit will be held on October 11, 2013 at Thanksgiving Point.
Join keynote speaker, Brian Nelson Ford, of 8 Pillars Financial Wellness, as he shares what kids need to know about money. The New York Times called his book, 8 Pillars of Financial Greatness an, 'educational, enjoyable and refreshing read for anyone who wants to get serious about money." Breakout sessions include topics like the Affordable Care Act, payday lending and student loans along with easy, engaging lesson ideas including Captain Cruise, Money Menegarie and Know Your Flow, Save Some Dough.
Summit attendees will receive full substitute reimbursement and 0.5 professional development credit. In addition, those traveling over 150 miles will receive free lodging and may be eligible for a $150 mileage stipend!
Registration opens August 15th. Sign up below to join our contact list and be among the first to register.
2013 Student Scholarship Winners Announced
Congratulations to the 2013 Utah Jump$tart Coalition Scholarship Winners! Each scholarship receipient received a $1,000 scholarship. The winners are:
Kalli D. from Clearfield High School
Vincent F. from Skyline High School
McKayla H. from Weber High School
Jaydn L. from Snow Canyon High School
Anna P. from Bingham High School
Special Thanks to the following scholarship sponsors!
Mission & Unique Proposition
To improve the personal financial literacy of Kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, standards, and educational resources. We strive to prepare youth for life-long successful financial decision-making.
Our Unique Proposition
Utah Jump$tart is a coalition of organizations, which share a commitment to the financial education of youth. Working collaboratively, more resources and expertise are available to accomplish this task.
We accomplish our mission by:
- Raising awareness of the need for personal finance fundamentals;
- Enhancing the effectiveness of personal financial education;
- Promoting responsible fiscal attitudes and behaviors; and
- Encouraging networking and cooperative efforts among business, community, government and education