W!se Hosts Summer Night Strings Reception & Benefit Concert

NEW YORK, N.Y. – On Wednesday, June 27, Working in Support of Education (W!se) hosted Summer Night Strings—a Reception and Benefit Concert. The sold out event was held in the Katie Murphy Amphitheatre at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. Guests were treated to a special evening of music by Damien Escobar, one of the… Read More

STUDENTS HONORED AT 2018 W!SE SCHOLARS RECEPTION HOSTED BY DEUTSCHE BANK

NEW YORK, N.Y. – On Friday, June 8, Working in Support of Education (W!se) held its annual Scholars Reception to honor high school students who earned a score of 95% or higher on W!se’s 2017-18 national standardized Financial Literacy Certification Test. The Test is administered each year at high schools from 48 states that participate… Read More

“Where’s Rebecca?”: Foster Care App Takes Top Prize at QLI Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y. – On Monday, June 4th, Working in Support of Education (W!se) held the 23rd annual Quality of Life INNOVATIONS (QLI) Awards Ceremony, generously hosted by CITI. 180 guests attended the event, which was capped off with the announcement of the 2018 prize winners. More than 749 high school students in all 5… Read More

2018 Euro Challenge National Finalists Present Findings at Washington, D.C. Embassies

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Steven Appel, (646) 675-8594 (mobile)  or Ethan Goebel, (917) 860-6921 (mobile)   WHAT:         Euro Challenge National Finalist School Presentations to the Embassy of Spain and the Embassy of Lithuania WHO:            The Delegation of the European Union to the United States (“the Delegation”), Working in Support of Education (W!se), St. Albans High School, and… Read More

W!se Announces Winning Slogan for Financial Literacy Social Media Contest!

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Working in Support of Education (W!se) is pleased to announce the winning slogan for its 2018 Financial Literacy Social Media Contest: “Life, Liberty, Pursuit of No Debt.” Samantha Conti, Sean Reilly and Colton Ritter, students from Mountain Range High School in Westminster, Colorado, created the winning slogan, and they will share… Read More

Chicago’s Youth Connection Charter School Is Top High School Teaching Personal Finance Nationally

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Working in Support of Education (W!se), a New York City-based, national educational nonprofit, today announced that Chicago’s Youth Connection Charter School earned first place in the 2018 “100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance” rankings. W!se announced the annual rankings at a ceremony sponsored by Voya Financial®. The Youth Connection… Read More

The Allstate Foundation Supports W!se Financial Literacy Program

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Working in Support of Education (w!se) is excited to announce that The Allstate Foundation has awarded a generous grant to support w!se’s Financial Literacy Certification Program. The grant will support the Financial Literacy Certification Program in 2017-18 by bringing the program to 45-50 upstate New York schools, serving approximately 1,500 students. The… Read More

Investors Foundation Supports w!se Financial Literacy Program

NEW YORK, N.Y. –Working in Support of Education (w!se) is pleased to announce a generous $15,000 grant award from the Investors Foundation to support the w!se Financial Literacy Certification program in New Jersey. The grant will help develop the financial literacy of students at high schools across the state. New Jersey is one of 17… Read More

The Allstate Foundation Supports MoneyW!SE

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Working in Support of Education (w!se) is excited to announce that The Allstate Foundation has awarded a generous grant to support w!se’s MoneyW!SE Program for Survivors of Domestic Violence. Funding will support the program in NYC for the 2017-18 year. Through this groundbreaking program, w!se offers a 12-week course on personal finance… Read More

Valley National Bank Volunteers Speak at Brentwood High School

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Volunteers from Valley National Bank visited Brentwood High School in Brentwood, NY on October 5th to share insights with more than 500 students about what it takes to become financially literate. The visit was organized by Working in Support of Education (w!se), a national nonprofit leading the way in financial education…. Read More