Each month, we honor an educator who has found new and exciting ways to help children and adults gain financial literacy skills. They’re our Innovative Educators, and they come from all over the country, teaching throughout the grade levels and beyond.
We share their experience here to provide educators and students with good ideas for teaching and learning about money. Hopefully, you’ll find something inspirational in these stories that you can use in your own work.
And if you know of or are an innovative educator yourself, please submit a nomination form. We’re eager to speak with individuals who have found creative ways to teach the fundamental lessons of finance.
2013 Innovative Educator
Innovative Educators: Jennifer Haymes
East Forsyth High School
Jennifer Haymes' passion for teaching personal finance and business has turned her Finance Academy into a "best practice" in North Carolina. See how she has built her program from 10-15 students to over 180 students using "cool and fun" lessons in her classroom.
Rock Canyon High School
Bedford Road School
|Jimmy Renita Walker
West Houston Assistance Ministries
Villa Park High School
Villa Park, CA
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