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Mission 2030 Guest Post: Stephanie Esser Changes Curriculum Despite Concerned Board Members

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Jul 22, 2021
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. About Today's Guest Author Stephanie Esser is a phenomenal principal at Lincoln Jr/Sr High School in Alma Center, Wisconsin who...

Mission 2030 Guest Post: Michael Cassidy Makes Personal Finance a Requirement for 8th Graders

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Jul 20, 2021
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. About Today's Guest Author Michael Cassidy is an educator at Mount Horeb High School in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin. Their...

Mission 2030 Guest Post: Kenneth Bissell Ensures Students are Future-Ready with Personal Finance

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Jul 15, 2021
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. About Today's Guest Author Kenneth Bissell is a teacher at Greensburg Salem School District in Greenburg, Pennsylvania. Their...

Mission 2030 Guest Post: Kathleen Brennan on guaranteed financial education's crucial role in an independent girls' school

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Jul 13, 2021
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. About Today's Guest Author Kathleen Brennan is the chair of the math department and a passionate teacher at Mount Saint Mary...

Mission 2030 Guest Post: Michael Kosmalski Goes Above and Beyond to Ensure Students' Futures

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Jul 08, 2021
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. About Today's Guest Author Michael Kosmalski is an educator in the Prescott School District in Prescott, Wisconsin who made...

Mission 2030 Guest Post: Melissa Kapustka Assures Students have Knowledge for a Lifetime

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Jul 01, 2021
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. About the Author Melissa Kapustka is a passionate teacher at Loup City Public Schools in Loup City, Nebraska. Her school was...

Mission 2030 Guest Post: Jessica Mueller gets Unanimous Vote to Further Personal Finance Education

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Jun 29, 2021
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. About the Author Jessica Mueller is an avid, devoted personal finance teacher at Baraboo High School (Baraboo, WI), which was...

Mission 2030 Guest Post: Gary Wroblewski Takes His District from Personal Finance Fridays to Personal Finance Everyday

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Jun 24, 2021
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. About the Author Gary Wroblewski is a passionate administrator at Wayne County Schools in Wayne, West Virginia. The district's...

Mission 2030 Guest Post: Joey Zocher Makes Math Relevant with Personal Finance

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Jun 22, 2021
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. About Today's Guest Author Joey Zocher is an amazing educator, teacher-leader, and science and community engagement advisor at...

UPDATED! Videos: Careers that don't require a 4-year degree

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Apr 20, 2021
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Video Resource, Career
We have updated this career resource to make it more user-friendly for teachers. It is now easier for teachers to quickly access short career overview video clips to help non-college bound students make a more informed career decision. It is a collection of careers that do not require a 4-year degree and of workers in the top 25% earn at least ~$55,000.  This is one of many resources that will be used in our On-Demand release of "Alternatives to 4 Year Colleges" for the week of April...

Mission 2030 Guest Post: Susan Bistransin and Jean Paul Cadet on How Prince George's County Public Schools (Maryland) Adopted a Personal Finance Graduation Requirement!

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Jan 19, 2021
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. About the Authors Prince George's County Public Schools (Maryland) is the 19th largest school district in the United States,...

Mission 2030 Guest Post: Cathy Smith of Bayfield High School Knows It Makes Cents to Require Personal Finance

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Aug 25, 2020
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. "You never regret a question you ask, but you do regret the questions that you failed to ask." -Anonymous About the Author...

Mission 2030 Guest Post: Keith Lund on Finding Your Window to Advocate for Personal Finance

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Aug 18, 2020
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. About the Author Keith Lund is an educator and Changemaker from Churchill County High School in Fallon, Nevada. After years of...

Mission 2030 Guest Post: Victoria DeRoner of Pennsylvania Distance Learning Charter Leaps from Passion to Action to Change in Personal Finance

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Aug 11, 2020
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. About the Author Victoria DeRoner is a Teacher Technology Coach and Financial Literacy teacher at PA Distance Learning Charter...

Mission 2030 Guest Post: Patricia Bealmear of New Oxford High School Combined Stats, Student Testimonials, FOMO, and a Supportive Principal to make Personal Finance a Guarantee

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Jun 30, 2020
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Advocacy
The following post is one in a series of inspiring stories from NGPF's Gold Standard Challenge Grant Program which incentivizes high schools and districts to commit to ALL students taking personal finance courses before graduation. Learn more, and apply for your $2,500 to $30,000 Gold Standard Challenge Grant before the August 31, 2022 deadline here. About the Author Patricia Bealmear is a Business teacher at New Oxford High School in New Oxford, Pennsylvania. Her school is...