Wi$e Money Week Day One: R.V. Daniels Elementary

Thank you to the volunteers from the following companies who dedicated their time to teach JA in a Day to Pre-K – 2nd grade students at R.V. Daniels Elementary:

  • City of Jacksonville
  • Constangy law firm
  • Corrine C. Hodak, P.A.
  • Crowley Maritime
  • Leonard’s Studio
  • SunTrust
  • United Way of Northeast Florida
  • Woodforest National Bank

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Above: volunteers preparing for their day in the classroom. Each “JA in a Day” begins with a volunteer briefing including breakfast, review of materials and a welcome from the school principal.

Heather Owen and Cord Haddack teaching the 2nd grade program, JA Our Community.

Heather Owen, Constangy law firm, and Corrine Hodak, P.A., taught JA Our Community in which students identified the variety of careers in a community and how each job requires specific skills.

Thomas Waters discussing money management with second graders.

Thomas Waters, Grants Administrator at City of Jacksonville, discussed money management with second graders.

Michelle Crumpley taught JA Ourseoves to kindergarten and introduced the concepts of trade, needs and wants.

SunTrust volunteer Michelle Crumpley taught JA Ourseoves to kindergarten and introduced the concepts of trade, needs and wants.

Terry Powell explains how taxation helps government services in a community.

Terry Powell, City of Jacksonville, explained how taxation helps government services in a community.

With Day One complete, we’re looking forward to Day Two with volunteers at Tiger Academy and Wells Fargo at Oak Hill Elementary. Stay tuned!

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