You can make a difference in the area where you live and work! Organizations and individuals can make great impact at the local level. Here are a few ways that you can participate.
Volunteer to work with a local school or district to provide classroom presentations or teacher support.
Incorporate personal finance within your curriculum. Personal finance has been taught successfully to students of all ages and within many core and elective subjects.
For more resources, go to the National Jump$tart Coalition Clearinghouse.
Consider ways to incorporate personal finance education into your school’s curriculum and teacher professional development programs. Remember, too, that you need not reinvent the wheel. For more information, visit the National Jump$tart Coalition, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-888-45EDUCATE.
Begin teaching your child about personal finance at a young age and continue to reinforce these skills. See the Links section or visit the Clearinghouse for more ideas on teaching your child about personal finance matters.
The National Jump$tart Coalition can help you succeed in your community. For more information, visit their website, e-mail email@example.com or call 1-888-45EDUCATE.
For more resources, go to the National Jump$tart Coalition’s Clearinghouse and search according to your grade and subject matter.