October 24 at 9:30 am to 11:30 am
1616 Guadalupe St.
Austin, TX 78701
An exciting free event is coming your way in Austin—efforts to build the strongest statewide coalition of entities who share a passion for financial education and making all Texas students strong and empowered to live great lives.
1. Welcome to Texas Jump$tart Coalition/Who We Are/What We Do.
2. Keynote Presentation: Jerel Booker, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Mr. Jerel Booker serves as the Assistant Commissioner for College Readiness and Success for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. He is responsible for overseeing college readiness, access, student support and outreach programs designed to increase the state’s access to post-secondary credentials. He oversees the statewide GenTX campaign, Apply TX, Advise TX, Work-Study Mentorship, Texas Success Initiative (TSI) and developmental education efforts. He received his BA in journalism from UT at Austin, his Masters of Science in Criminology from the University of Baltimore, and his Juris Doctorate from Howard University.
3. World Café Round Table Discussions on ways to move the needle for personal financial education.
Join us to:
-Share your passion for financial education;
-Build your network of engaged educators, financial professionals, nonprofits, and interested parties;
-Help Texas prepare our students, kinder through 16th grade
-Grade yourself on the TEA Requirements/Sample Test Questions for K-12 students.
To register, email your name and email address to firstname.lastname@example.org.