Teacher-Leader Profile: Dan Lasalle

Laying the Foundation for Financial Security: Students cash in on teacher-leader’s vision

For students who come from high-poverty backgrounds, making smart financial choices is critical. How is money earned? How does it gain interest? How should it be spent? How should it be saved for college or retirement?

Dan LaSalle, a fifth-year teacher at Olney Charter High School in Philadelphia, knows the importance of financial literacy.

“I’ve always admired those people who successfully created and managed an original career path the world never knew it needed while making sure they were financially stable too,” he said.

Click here to read the full profile on Olney Charter High School Teacher-Leader Collaborative Grantee Dan Lasalle.