Teachers: 2014 Educator of the Year honored/2015 nominations open

JJordanSite1August 27, 2014 (COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Jennifer Jordan, a native of Milford and a personal finance teacher at Madeira High School, Cincinnati, was the recipient of the 2014 Insurance Educator of the Year award presented by the Ohio Insurance Institute (OII).

The insurance educator of the year was selected for her ability to effectively incorporate insurance instruction into her personal finance courses.  Members of the OII judging committee evaluated the submitted educator curriculum and course objectives.  They selected her entry as being very effective and creative in explaining insurance matters to students.

Jordan has been teaching high school for nineteen years; fifteen of those years at Madeira High School.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education from Northern Kentucky University in 1995, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Xavier University, Cincinnati, in 2000.  Jordan is also a board member of the Academic Advisory Council at the University of Cincinnati’s Center for Economic Education, a National Honor Society (NHS) Co-Advisor, and has been an adjunct accounting instructor at Antioch University for the past two years.  She is a Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEOP) Personal Finance Instructor at the University of Cincinnati and a Dual Credit Instructor at Cincinnati State.  Jordan was also awarded Greater Cincinnati’s Personal Finance Education Teacher of the Year by the University of Cincinnati’s Center for Economic Education & Research in 2010.

In recognition of her accomplishment, Jordan will receive an engraved plaque and a check for $1,000.  The school will also receive a check for $500 to enhance Madeira High School’s educational programs.  In addition, Jordan will receive an OII grant – up to $500 – to take an insurance workshop or course in the future.

Know a teacher that should be nominated? Complete the online nomination form by March 1, 2015!

The Ohio Insurance Institute is a trade association representing insurance companies and agent groups for the property/casualty insurance industry.  A primary objective of the OII is to help Ohioans achieve a better understanding of insurance and related safety issues.

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Additional educator resources:
2015 Insurance Educator of the Year award information
OII’s Insurance Educator of the Year award winners – 1983-2014
Nominate an educator online
Download 2015 nomination form
OII’s TEACHER resources

For Information: Dean Fadel: 614.228.1593