Teacher Spotlight – Jordan Harler

Jordan Harler teaches Family and Consumer Science at Manhattan High School. In her own words, “My main goal is to equip students with life skills and to ensure they can lead well rounded lives.” She teaches students in grades 7 -12 a variety of financial education skills including how to obtain financial aid for college, … Continue reading Teacher Spotlight – Jordan Harler

Teacher Spotlight – Steven Klimkiewicz

Steven Klimkiewicz is a teacher at Hellgate High School in Missoula. He uses his experience from working in the business world to teach his students about personal finance using real-life situations. “I've spent a ton of time and effort building lessons that help student understand the concepts of budgeting, insurance, credit scores, and taxes,” says … Continue reading Teacher Spotlight – Steven Klimkiewicz

Jump$tart Launches CheckYourSchool.org

The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy has set a new goal to increase financial education in our nation’s classrooms 25 percent by the end of 2025. This exciting new initiative dubbed “Project Groundswell” plans to enlist the help of parents, family members, educators, volunteers and Jump$tart’s nationwide network of state affiliates. The focus of … Continue reading Jump$tart Launches CheckYourSchool.org