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Jim Gannon '83 brings "Common Cents" to the British International School of New York

Monday, May 16, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Michael Graziano
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Congratulations to Jim Gannon, SFP Class of 1983.   Jim is the founder of The Common Cents Program and has been hired by the British International School of New York in the role of In-Residence Instructor for the Fall 2016 semester.

The role will require Jim to teach at the school one day a week starting in September. Common Cents has created a financial literacy course for the students and in addition, will be conducting a lunchtime club and an after school entrepreneurship club. We are so excited to work with the wonderful students, teachers and administrators of the school and can't wait for the fall.

Jim has conducted several workshops for St. Francis Prep during the past year and the program has grown increasingly more popular with parents and students. 

The 2016 Summer Intensive: Understanding Business & Finance is scheduled for Monday, July 25th through Friday, July 29th from 9:30 to Noon at St. Francis Prep.  The program will culminate with a field trip to the NYSE will take place on Friday, July 29th.

Class size is limited to 25 students.  SFP alumni and students receive at 20% discount by redeeming coupon code: PREP at registration checkout.  Click here to register or go to  

For more information, call (917) 588-3500 or email

Congratulations to Jim!