Rogers High School teacher honored as Financial Literacy Educator of the Year

PROVIDENCE – Maria Tavarozzi, a math teacher at Rogers High School in Newport, was recently honored as the state’s 2020 Financial Literacy Educator of the Year by R.I. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, according to a news release.

The annual award recognizes teachers who excel in and out of the classroom in teaching financial literacy skills to students.

Tavarozzi’s work in creating a personal finance class at the school and offering practical applications of in-school lessons for students were cited as reasons for her recognition.

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