Submit your application by December 20, 2013.
PwC’s Financial Literacy Award recognizes educators who are helping their students develop responsible financial behaviors by prioritizing financial literacy curricula in our nation’s classrooms. We invite teachers to submit a 1-3 minute video demonstrating how they brought financial education to life in the classroom using activities such as PwC’s financial literacy curriculum, the mobile app JA Build Your FutureTM or ideas learned from a PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility and tying the lessons to real-world application. Submit your application by December 20, 2013 and follow the instructions below.
Honorable Mentions (2):
All entrants will receive a certificate of participation and a $100 DonorsChoose.org electronic gift code.
Educators may teach any subject matter and may teach at a public, private or charter school as long as it is a registered 501(c)(3).
How to Enter:
You must have a TeacherTube account to participate in this contest. Accounts on TeacherTube are free.
Deadline: December 20, 2013
Finalist announcements: February 7-14, 2014
See official rules for more information.
2012-2013 Financial Literacy Award Winners
PwC received a number of outstanding entries, each of which demonstrated an inspiring commitment to teaching financial literacy in the classroom. Although we were impressed by all of the submissions, three were judged to have best met the criteria of the contest. View the winning submission and honorable mentions below.
Grand Prize: Kathy Focht
Saving Money with your Mortgage Payments
Submitted by Kathy Focht of Wilson High School, West Lawn, PA. Kathy teaches Investing, Personal Finance, Accounting I, II and IIII, International Business, and Cooperative Education.
Honorable Mention: Maggie Wohltmann
Planning & Money Management – Analyzing a Budget
Submitted by Maggie Wohltmann, Teaneck High School, Teaneck, NJ. Maggie teaches Financial Planning, Investing, and a College Success seminar.
Honorable Mention: Kim Zocco
Saving Perry's Pennies
Submitted by Kim Zocco, Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School, Southwest Ranches, FL. Kim teaches Business, Finance, Accounting, and Computer Science.