NGPF Extra Mile Award

Wow! NextGen Personal Finance (NGPF) continues to elevate financial literacy educators! I received this certificate for being one of twenty-three educators who completed all TWELVE NGPF certification courses! Thank you for the recognition, but more importantly, thank you for the amazing FREE professional development. For those who haven’t taken advantage, visit NGPF.org and go to …

Article: A Founding Wharton Educator Advisory Board Member Says Farewell

As the 2021-2022 neared its end, so did my three-year term as a founding board member of the Wharton Educator Advisory Board. It was a bittersweet moment for me, even moreso when Diana Drake, Managing Editor of the Wharton Global Youth Program, asked me to write an article to reflect on my time with the …

Article: How One High School Teacher is Explaining Supply Chain Disruptions

For several years, I served as one of Discovery Education’s fourteen Program Champions nationwide. I helped Discovery Education and their corporate partners with all educational tools, materials, and presentations related to economics and financial literacy (other Program Champions focused on other subject areas). When the Program Champions initiative ended a few years ago, it wasn’t …

The Great Oreo Matchup of 2022!

March 6th is Oreo Day! Oreo turned 110 years old in 2022. Oreo Day is the perfect opportunity to tie in many business concepts in Entrepreneurship while also having a bit of fun. I introduced my students to Oreo Day with an interactive Nearpod containing a quiz on real or fake Oreo flavors, a video …

2021 Fall Entrepreneurship Students Break Record!

Every semester, I am more and more impressed by my Entrepreneurship students. We walk into class on the first day not knowing what’s to come. By the end of the semester, I’m in awe of what they are able to accomplish. This semester, my students created homemade candles, magnet sets, Mansfield ornaments, and lip balm. …