Tennessee Jump$tart 2019 Personal Financial Education Conference

Wed, June 05 2019, 10:00 AM - Fri, June 07 2019, 11:30 AM [EST]

705 Cherokee Orchard Road, Gatlinburg, TN, 37738, United States

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W!SE National Certification in Personal Finance Partial Approval - $25.00

The W!SE National Certification in Personal Finance is an additional credentialing opportunity, but is not required to teach the course in Tennessee. The TN Jump$tart Conference will provide the state-level credentialing to teach the personal finance course. TN Jump$tart is paying half of the $50 fee for the first 20 to register.

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W!SE National Certification in Personal Finance Partial Approval - $50.00

The W!SE National Certification in Personal Finance is an additional credentialing opportunity, but is not required to teach the course in Tennessee. The TN Jump$tart Conference will provide the state-level credentialing to teach the personal finance course.

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On Site Registration 2019 Partial Approval - $175.00

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Regular Registration 2019 (First 100 TN K-12 Educators or non-profit financial educators - Eligible for $150 travel/registration stipend) Partial Approval - $150.00

The first 100 TN classroom educators or non-profit financial educators who register and pay will be eligible for a $150 travel/registration reimbursement stipend when they successfully complete the conference (attend all sessions).

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Regular Registration 2019 Partial Approval - $150.00

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Special Registration 2019 (Code Required) Partial Approval - Free

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Scholarship (Not eligible for $150 stipend) Partial Approval - Free

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Early Registration 2019 (First 100 TN K-12 Educators or non-profit financial educators - Eligible for $150 travel/registration stipend) Partial Approval - $120.00

The first 100 TN classroom educators or non-profit financial educators who register and pay will be eligible for a $150 travel/registration reimbursement stipend when they successfully complete the conference (attend all sessions).

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Early Registration 2019 (All Other) Partial Approval - $120.00

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Exhibitor 2019 Partial Approval - $250.00

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Wed, June 05 2019, 10:00 AM - Fri, June 07 2019, 11:30 AM [EST]

About the Event

 

Tennessee Jump$tart Personal Financial Education

 

15th Annual Conference

 

 

 

June 5-7, 2019 – Park Vista Hotel – Gatlinburg, TN

 

 

 

The Premier Personal Finance Conference in Tennessee!

 

 

 

Why Should I Attend?

 

If you teach personal finance or want to learn more about personal finance concepts and resources, this conference is for you! And, you will be able to:

 

·              Be part of a community of personal finance education professionals

 

·              Obtain high quality professional development

 

·              Network with others involved in personal financial education

 

·               Have fun while learning

 

·              Gain the credentialing to teach TN high school personal finance course (successfully completing the conference provides the credentialing)

 

·              Attain the W!SE National Financial Literacy Certification Testing –the only TN testing location! See details below

 

·             Obtain new, high quality educational resources and lessons

 

·             Attend great sessions by educators and industry professionals

 

·             Interact with personal finance vendor exhibits

 

·             Participate in fun activities: QR Code Quest, Exhibitor Scavenger Hunt

 

·             Win door prizes and eat fabulous food!

 

·             Meet award winning educators (This could be you! To apply, visit www.jumpstarttn.org and see Teacher of the Year under Activities)

 

·              See beautiful scenery (and you might see a bear!)

 

 

 

Who Can Attend the Conference?

 

Conference is open to all financial educators and practitioners. Whether you are a teacher at a public school, private school, home school, or student teacher, or are an outreach specialist at a community organization, non-profit, or business - this conference is for you!

 

 

 

The first 100 TN K-12 educators and/or nonprofit educators who register and pay  will be eligible for a $150 travel/registration reimbursement stipend when they successfully complete the conference (attend all sessions).The $150 stipends will be provided at the conclusion of the conference upon successfully attending the entire conference. Travel/registration stipends are made possible through very generous contributions of Tennessee Jump$tart investors.

 

 

 

Conference Agenda

 

 A conference agenda is availabe at www.jumpstarttn.org.

  

On-site conference check-in will begin at 10:00 a.m. ET (please note: Gatlinburg is on EASTERN TIME) on Wednesday, June 5. During this time exhibits will be open and the exhibitor scavenger hunt (for additional door prizes) can be completed. A networking lunch will be available from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. prior to the opening session (this is a come & go lunch that will be available during this hour timeframe).

 

 

 

The conference sessions will run:

 

·     Wednesday, June 5, from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET 

 

·     Thursday, June 6, from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

 

·     Friday, June 7, from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ET.

 

During the conference, the following meals will be provided for conference participants:

 

·     Wednesday, June 5: networking Lunch, afternoon snack

 

·     Thursday, June 6: continental breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack

 

·     Friday, June 7: continental breakfast

 

 

 

What is the Cost and How Do I Register?

 

 Registration fees are:

 

      ·         Early Registration (through May 10) - $120

 

       ·         Registration (through May 31) - $150

 

·         On-site Registration (June 5) - $175

 

 

 

You can choose to pay either with credit/debit card online or submit a check or money order after you complete the online registration form. Checks and money orders should be mailed to: Tennessee Jump$tart, P.O. Box 190058, Nashville, TN 37219.

 

 * Refunds are available until Friday, May 10*

 

 

 

Hotel Reservation Details

 

Hotel and travel expenses are the responsibility of the conference participant.

 

 

 

The conference hotel is the Park Vista Hotel in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  Staying at the conference hotel is not required. Participants are responsible for making their own reservations and paying for their own hotel rooms and incidentals. The Park Vista Hotel has generously agreed to provide a rate of $94 per night for Tuesday – Thursday nights and a limited number (first come) at this rate for Friday and Saturday nights. Rates are on a limited basis based on availability and subject to change based on changes to the government per diem rates.

 

 

 

Reservations to the room block must be made by Friday, May 17. After this time the room block will be released.

 

 

 

To make a hotel reservation at the Park Vista Hotel:

 

·     Log into www.parkvista.com    

 

·     From the home page (mid-page)- you will see the “Make a Reservation” field. Choose arrival and departure dates, number of rooms requested and click Check Rates.

 

·     Under the Special Accounts & Rates headeron the right hand side- you will enter booking code TJC in the group code field and click Continue.

 

·     The group rates will be displayed along with the available room types- proceed with reservations as prompted

 

·     Guests can also call 24/7- 1-800-421-7275 and provide the same group code TJC to the responding reservations agent.

 

 

 

Hotel Early Departure Fee

 

In the event that you check out prior to your reserved check out date, an early departure fee of $50 will be charged to your individual account. If you wish to avoid this fee, you must advise the hotel at or before check in.

 

 

 

What is the W!SE National Financial Certification Test and How Do I Register?

 

A collaborative effort between the Tennessee Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy and Working in Support of Education (W!SE) will allow teachers the unique opportunity to earn a National Certification in Personal Finance! Additional information about the W!SE Certification can be found at: http://www.wise-ny.org/.

 

This is an opportunity to gain additional credentialing to demonstrate your competence as a personal finance educator. The test will be administered on Friday, June 7, 2019.

You must be registered to attend this year's conference to take the W!SE certification test.

  

Option 1: You have attended a previous Tennessee Jump$tart conference or training

 For the first 25 educators who have previously attended a TN Jump$tart conference or training and who register and pay, the test will be $25 (Tennessee Jump$tart is paying for half of the test expense – the normal cost of the test is $50!). Spaces are filled on a first come basis.   

 

Option 2: You are attending the conference for the first time.

In this case, you are eligible to take the test, and the cost is $50.

 

To register for the W!SE certification test, see the test registration links in the registration section. 

 

What if I Have Questions?

 Please contact Jackie Morgan (Jackie.Morgan@atl.frb.org), Tennessee Jump$tart Conference Co-Chair.

 

 

Cancellation policy

Cancellation must be requested by May 15. After that time, only attendees substitutions may be made.

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