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March  19, 2015

Massachusetts Jump$tart Coalition is hosting this year’s LifeSmarts Competition at the Boston Federal Reserve Bank!

LifeSmarts, the ultimate consumer challenge, is an educational opportunity for students in 6th-12th grade. This competition prepares students to enter the real world as smart adult consumers. Participants focus on five key topic areas: consumer rights and responsibilities, the environment, health and safety, personal finance, and technology.

Please see for more information!

June 25-27, 2014

MA Jump$tart Coalition Teach the Teacher Training Program! Click here for event flyer and schedule!

The MA Jump$tart Coalition, in partnership with Fidelity Investments and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, is pleased to offer a content-based teacher training event in the area of personal finance June 25-27. This unique training opportunity will be conducted using the Jump$tart Teacher Training Alliance Model. The J$TTA is a collaborative endeavor designed to standardize teacher training in personal finance through a shared Model, which will ensure consistency and rigor in teacher training programs across the country. The topics include:
Seminar 1: Global Economics and Personal Finances
Seminar 2: Spending and Financial Planning
Seminar 3: Saving and Investing
Seminar 4: Enhancing Your Earning Capacity
Seminar 5: Financial Services, Identity Fraud
Seminar 6: Manage Credit and Debt
Seminar 7: Risk Management and Insurance

Attendees will receive professional credit hours for attending this event.

March 18, 2014

Massachusetts Jump$tart Coalition is hosting this year’s LifeSmarts Competition at the Boston Federal Reserve Bank! Please see for more information!

November 1-3, 2013

Jump$tart National Educator Conference! JW Marriott Hotel Washington D.C. More information found by clicking here!

October 24, 2013 in Boston, MA

Massachusetts Jump$tart Coalition Second Annual Financial Educators Symposium will be in Boston! We are now accepting requests for proposals for the symposium! Contact: Declan Sheehy

Click here to register for the Symposium! 

Check out videos from the Massachusetts Jump$tart Coalition’s 1st annual Financial Educators’ Symposium. Click here!

June 10, 2013  

Junior Achievement Golf Tournament

Time – 9:00am- 5:00pm
Contact Jennifer Connolly.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

The Massachusetts Financial Regatta

Hosted by CBI, Boston, MA
Contact: Michael D. Andelman.

May 21, 2013    

Spirit of Achievement Awards Dinner

Contact Jennifer Connolly.

May 9, 2013

Jump$tart Shred Day at the Cambridge Public Library has been postponed.

May 4, 2013

Junior Achievement 5K Readiness Race  & Family Fun Walk       

Forest Park, Springfield
9:00am- Noon
Contact Jennifer Connolly.

April 11, 2013

Boston Reality Fair   
Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center

Contact: Matt Paradise

April 9, 2013

National Consumer Protection Week Conference in Boston

Suffolk University Law School

Contact: Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

April 5, 2013

Horace A Moses Junior Achievement Legacy Breakfast   
Time – 7:45-9:00am
Contact Jennifer Connolly.

April 2013—Financial Literacy Month!

March 2013

Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon

March 15, 2013          Ken’s Bowl, Pittsfield 6:00-9:00pm
March 22, 2013          Shaker Bowl, East Longmeadow  9:30pm-12:30am
March 23, 2013          Shaker Bowl, East Longmeadow 7:00pm-10:00pm
March 24, 2013          Shaker Bowl, East Longmeadow 1:00pm-4:00pm
Contact Jennifer Connolly.

Spring 2013
Remedial Financial Video Contest
View an example here!


November 2-4, 2012

2012 National Educator Conference

JW Marriott Hotel
151 West Adams Street

The Jump$tart National Educator Conference:

Is devoted to the teaching of personal finance in PreK-12 classrooms. Subsidizes costs for teachers, making it affordable despite economic conditions. Improves teachers’ own level of financial literacy. Introduces teachers to new information, techniques, and resources to help them bring personal finance to life in their classrooms. Gives teachers the opportunity to network with resource providers, industry leaders, and—most importantly—fellow financial educators from across the country.

Register here!

October 25, 2012 

Junior Achievement Stock Investing Competition
Contact Jennifer Connolly.

  • Two high school events- 8:00-10:00am; 10:30-12:30pm
  • Corporate Event: 5:45-8:30pm
  • Goal $100,000

October 24, 2012

Financial Educators’ Symposium
inspired by the Massachusetts Jump$tart Coalition

hosted by
American Institute for Economic Research
250 Division Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230

This symposium shall educate attendees and prepare them to be more effective teachers of personal finance at any grade level; Pre-K through 16; and in any subject matter-including English, social studies, math, business, consumer finance, economics, vocational, fine arts and language arts.

Register here!
Let us know if you need transportation to the event.

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