August 8 - 9


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Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park 
9 Atterbury Cir
Winter Harbor, ME 04693

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Contact: Steve Kautz
Maine Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy

2022 Maine Jumpstart Summer Retreat for Educators

Financial Health and Well-Being: Exploring Connections Between Your Money and Your Health

Maine Jump$tart is excited to announce the return of our summer teacher training series. This year’s event will be held August 8-9 at the Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor, Maine. The idea for this gathering is to spend some time studying and reflecting on how our attitude toward and management of our personal finances can affect our overall health and mental well-being. Thanks to our generous sponsors, the training is FREE! All hotel, food, and training costs are covered (a refundable $100 deposit is required). Travel reimbursement available on a first-come, first-served basis to attendees traveling more than 100 miles one-way (reimbursed for mileage in excess of 100 miles).

Event Highlights:

  • International best-selling author, life, and business strategist, Lanette Pottle. 
  • A special presentation from NextGen Personal Finance.
  • Money mindfulness resources from iGrad/Enrich.  
  • Small group sharing with reflection activities, discussions on relating topic to students, and a lobster dinner!  

Tenative Schedule:

Please note that the following schedule is subject to minor adjustments.  Please allow an hour or so of flexibility when making your plans. Also, PLEASE see notes below about accommodations, refundable deposits, and more.

Monday, August 8

11:00am – 12:00pm             Event Check-In

12:00pm – 1:00pm               Lunch

1:15pm – 3:00pm                 Opening Session

3:00pm – 3:30pm                 Break  

3:30pm – 4:45                       Session 2

4:45pm – 6:00pm                 Break & Room Check-In

6:00pm – 7:30pm                 Dinner

7:30pm – 8:30pm                 Session 3

Tuesday, August 9

7:00am – 8:00am                 Breakfast

8:15am – 10:00am               Session 4

10:00am – 10:30am             Break

10:30am – 12:00pm             Session 5

12:00pm – 100pm                Lunch

1:00pm – 2:30pm                 Closing Session


  • This event is designed for Maine classroom teachers and all expenses are covered thanks to Maine Jump$tart and our generous sponsors.
  • Space is limited for this event. We will review registrations and contact you when your spot is confirmed.
  • There are some rooms available for Sunday night, August 7th (1st come, 1st served, see note above).
  • Accommodations have private bedrooms but share a bathroom with one or more attendees. During  registration, please indicate of there is another attendee with whom you would like to share a room.
  • You can bring one guest ($25 charge, guest is welcome to attend all meals).
  • A refundable $100 deposit is required. This will be returned to you upon arrival and check-in at the conference, or if you cancel by July 15th. 
  • Please note that some sessions will be “phone/tech free”.
  • Some sessions will include low impact movement and/or walking on trails.
  • Please consider your schedule carefully before committing to this event. We ask that participants commit to attending all parts of the conference.
  • Contact hours will be available.
  • Please note that all attendees will be required to complete 3-4 hours of prework.

Event Contact:
Steve Kautz


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