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Innovative Educator

For the 6th year, Visa is proud to sponsor six educators so they may attend the 11th annual Jump$tart Coalition National Educator Conference from November 1-3, 2019 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The six recipients received a $1,750 sponsorship to attend the conference. Learn more about the six recipients below.

If you are a personal finance educator or would like to nominate an educator who you know and admire, please submit a nomination form. Nominate Now

Featured Educator

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March 13, 2020

Joel Chrisler

Sauk Prairie High School
Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin

When teaching Consumer Economics at Sauk Prairie High School in Wisconsin, Joel Chrisler builds studentsā€™ personal finance knowledge through storytelling and a peer-to-peer training program.

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Jump$tart Educator Conference

Congratulations to the recipients of the Practical Money Skills Innovative Educator Sponsorship to attend the 2019 Jump$tart Coalition National Educator ConferenceĀ in Washington, D.C. from November 1-3.

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Stephanie Mills

South Warren High School
Bowling Green, Kentucky

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Greg Kaylor

Blairsville High School
Blairsville, Pennsylvania

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Joey Running

West Albany High School
Albany, Oregon

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Jill Page

Glasgow High School
Glasgow, Montana

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Dawanna Jones

Memorial High School
Port Arthur, Texas

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Nikhol Bentley

Gilbert Stuart Middle School
Providence, Rhode Island

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Do you know an innovative educator?

Tell us about yourself or a colleague who has found creative ways to teach financial fundamentals.

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