Exciting Opportunities for K-12 Financial Educators
Hello, financial education friends. We’re happy to help two of our financial education partners spread the word about some exciting scholarship and award opportunities.
Scholarship to attend the Jump$tart National Conference
The Oklahoma Jump$tart Coalition is providing scholarships to attend Jump$tart’s National Educator Conference, Nov. 3-5 in Washington DC. All Oklahoma K-12 educators who teach personal finance, consumer finance, economics or closely-related courses are encouraged to apply.
Scholarship package includes:
- Paid conference registration
- Substitute reimbursement
- Coach/economy airfare
- Single room at the Renaissance Washington D.C.
- Conference materials
Conference registration must be paid in advance using your personal debit/credit card. The Coalition will reimburse actual, reasonable, and necessary travel expenses for attendees. The Coalition will reimburse your airfare and registration fee, which includes your room, following your return from the conference. The Coalition will reimburse your school or district for actual substitute fees, up to $85. Conference meals are included in the registration fee.
Application Requirements and Deadline:
Complete, sign and submit the online application by Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Contact Tabatha Thurman, education chair, with any questions. Winners will be contacted by Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017.
Tinker Federal Credit Union Teacher of the Year Award
TFCU wants to reward teachers who work to make a difference by promoting good financial decision-making among their students. Three teachers will be selected
as a TFCU Teacher of the Year, earning cash prizes for themselves and their school. To nominate a worthy teacher or apply on your own behalf, complete the online application by Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.