Leveraging Underutilized Resources to Maximum Effect (PART 1) with Joel Chrisler

Joel Chrisler - Award-winning Financial Literacy Advocate & Veteran Teacher


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In part one of this two-part interview, award-winning personal finance teacher Joel Chrisler discusses techniques and practices he’s developed to help his students succeed. One of the practices he’s developed includes adopting often underutilized resources that could help you and your students become more involved with local businesses and give your students more real-world experience.

Today’s actionable tip/ quick win:
Talk to your local Chamber of Commerce to see how you can get local business professionals to visit your class or how you can help build a junior achievement program at your school.

Speaker: Joel Chrisler - Award-winning Financial Literacy Advocate & Veteran Teacher


Joel Chrysler has taught for 31 years at Sauk Prairie High School in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin. He is an advisory member of the Wisconsin Governor’s Council on Financial Literacy, an 11-time attendee at the Jumpstart National Educators Conference, Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) Fellow, and an award-winning advocate for financial literacy. He also serves as a consultant for the 2021 Jumpstart National Educators Conference.



Joel’s Teacher Spotlight (2017)

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