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Congratulations to Julia Wright, Entrepreneurialism Teacher at Mountain Sky Junior High

Congratulations to Julia Wright, Entrepreneurialism Teacher at Mountain Sky Junior High, for being selected as the Economic Education Teacher of the Year by the Arizona Council on Economic Education (ACEE)! “ACEE is the only organization in Arizona which: prepares teachers and student teachers in teaching personal finance, economics and entrepreneurship.” Last year, Julia pulled together 50 community members, business partners, educators and parents for the first annual Financial Fair for all eighth grade students. At the fair students had to make decisions at 23 life stations, given their monthly salary. The two-day event was a success and inspired both students and staff. Ms. Wright was honored at the 6th  Annual Champions in Education Night on November 16.