Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year nominations open

Nominations are being accepted for the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition’s Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year award, which honors a Kentucky teacher in grades K-12 who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to teaching financial literacy topics and motivating students to learn about personal finance.

By |2018-08-15T14:39:35-04:00January 11, 2018|

Jump$tart coalition marking Financial Literacy Month

In celebration of Financial Literacy Month in Kentucky, the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy is participating in Teach Children to Save Day on April 29. This is a national event developed by the American Bankers Association Education Foundation to teach children to identify goals and to save to reach those goals. Kentucky Jump$tart will send volunteers to 33 [...]

By |2016-04-06T15:07:51-04:00April 7, 2016|

Campbell teacher receives financial literacy award

Campbell County High School Assistant Principal Michael Florimonte, front right, receives the Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year award from Kentucky Jump$tart President Kelly May in front of the Campbell County Board of Education.Photo submitted, Nov. 9, 2015. Michael Florimonte of Campbell County High School has been named the 2015 Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year by The [...]

By |2015-11-18T14:23:00-05:00November 19, 2015|

Walton Verona teacher named Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year

David Sandlin, a teacher at Walton Verona (Independent) High School, recently was named the 2013 Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. Sandlin teaches entrepreneurship, economics, financial literacy and Web design. His award included a $250 grand prize that can be used for financial literacy classroom materials or training. This is the [...]

By |2013-08-19T21:43:50-04:00August 22, 2013|

Financial literacy advocates sponsor contest for grades 6-8

Kentucky students in grades 6-8 are eligible to participate in the Kentucky Saves Week poster contest sponsored by the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. A winner from each grade level will receive a $50 U.S. savings bond. A selection of student artwork will be displayed during Kentucky Saves Week, Feb. 19-26, 2012. Classes and groups are welcome to [...]

By |2011-12-19T11:43:26-05:00December 22, 2011|

KY Jump$tart names Financial Literacy Teachers of the Year

The Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy® recently honored three teachers who have done an exceptional job of teaching financial literacy concepts to their students. The 2011 winners of the Jump$tart Coalition Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year awards are Kristy Burberry, a business and marketing teacher at Menifee County High School in Frenchburg; Kelly Scheuher, a family and [...]

By |2011-09-15T10:50:05-04:00September 15, 2011|
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