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Holiday $pending! Financial Literacy Activities Ahead of Winter Break

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Holiday $pending! Financial Literacy Activities Ahead of Winter Break

Presented by Gianna Gurga, Family and Consumer Science Educator; Jessie Stone Fox, M.Ed., Sr. Director, K12 Community Engagement, EVERFI; and Jesse Poquette, M.Ed., K12 Implementations Specialist, EVERFI

Sponsored by EVERFI

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The holiday season is here! Let’s channel students’ sugar-fueled energy into something productive in the days leading up to winter break. Watch this edWebinar to engage in content your students are guaranteed to use in their futures. We spotlight and workshop a handful of lessons you can use THIS week, and as a bonus, you walk away with hundreds of free resources.

Savvy students of all ages are noticing the buying and gifting taking place ahead of the holidays. Through these ready-to-use, free lessons, you learn to equip students with the greatest gift of all: financial literacy. What a treat to support students’ critical thinking and decision making when it comes to money and gifting.

This recorded edWebinar is of interest to teachers, school and district leaders, and education technology leaders of grades 3-12.

Gianna GurgaAbout the Presenters

Gianna Gurga is a veteran FCS teacher with a passion for supporting students through financial literacy, while leveraging social media for good. Based in Hartford, Connecticut, her zeal for both learning and teaching is contagious across all platforms. In this edWebinar, Gianna will not only share her favorite financial literacy activities to use in the classroom, but she’ll also gladly give you the “secret sauce” for how to make engaging activities that will live with students for a lifetime.

Jessie FoxJessie Stone Fox, M.Ed. has been in education for the past 14 years, as a high school social studies teacher in Hawaii, fifth-grade English teacher in Israel, and college success coach. She now works as EVERFI’s Sr. Director of K12 Community Engagement from her home base in Portland, Oregon, where she connects educator communities with relevant, no-cost resources for their classrooms. Jessie is thrilled to bring educators together around a common goal of gifting students with real-world skills, and provides free access to engaging content around financial literacy, health and wellness, diversity, equity and inclusion, digital wellness, STEM, and social-emotional learning. Jessie also hosts free bi-weekly webinars, along with EVERFI’s free flagship summer educator conference, LearnOn.

Jesse PoquetteJesse Poquette, M.Ed. has been working in education for the last 10 years, starting as an elementary and middle school teacher in NYC. He now works as the local implementation specialist for Oregon and Utah, helping teachers and students best utilize EVERFI’s amazing no-cost resources in their classrooms. Jesse is eager to partner with educators to help develop the tools and skills their students will need to become culturally conscious and confident leaders.

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From grade school through retirement, EVERFI’s free digital education curriculums empower learners of all ages to make safe, smart, and informed decisions. We bring together the public and private sectors so K-12 teachers can equip today’s learners with the skills they need to become tomorrow’s leaders.


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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
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