From the Field – IS 49 Berta A. Dreyfus, Staten Island, New York

The classroom visit was a place of shared learning. Adults shared their financial mistakes and students shared their financial concerns for the future. As the conversation progressed we all agreed being financially literate was crucial for future happiness. During the trivia game we learned and relearned important lessons like budgeting and saving for the future.

Schools Manager: Clark Hoefnagels
Teacher: Michael Balzano
School: IS 49 Berta A. Dreyfus – New York City Public Schools
City: Staten Island, New York
Course: FutureSmart