Author Archives: Brook Sunderman

Minnesota Students Receive Awards for Outstanding Performance in Investing Simulation

Minnesota Students Receive Awards for Outstanding Performance in Investing Simulation Brooklyn Park, MN – Students across Minnesota recently received recognition for their outstanding performance in the Spring and Year LongSession of The Stock Market Game™ (SMG).  Winning students came from the schools below:   Year Long Session  High School Division: Apple Valley Senior High, Minnetonka Senior […]

TIW teachers energized for the 22-23 school year

From August 1-4, 2022, 57 educators representing more than 5,300 Minnesota students joined us for an energizing, refreshing and reflective professional development experience – the Technology Integration Workshop.  Teachers participated in a variety of keynote and breakout sessions, which included topics such as, Using Technology for Social Emotional Learning, Who Says Learning Can’t Be Fun? Gamification […]

Celebrating 30 years of partnership with RBC Wealth Management

We’re proud to announce that RBC Wealth Management is this month’s Featured Partner! As a founding partner of BestPrep’s Stock Market Game in 1991, the company has been one of BestPrep’s leading financial and volunteer partners for over 30 years. RBC has helped shaped some of BestPrep’s programs. The company has been instrumental in the […]

Featuring MBV volunteer, Rick Anderson

Summer is here, but just because school is out doesn’t mean the opportunities for volunteering end!  Minnesota Business Venture (MBV), BestPrep’s week-long summer program will be returning to in-person sessions at the University of St. Thomas and St. John’s University this July, with many rewarding opportunities to connect with students and gain professional development. We […]

Fourth year of funding secured for the Stock Market Game by Charles Schwab Foundation

Thanks to a fourth year of funding from Schwab Advisor Services in partnership with Charles Schwab Foundation, The Stock Market Game (SMG) fees will be waived for the 2020-21 school year, allowing Minnesota teachers to give thousands of students access to a unique hands-on learning experience and key financial literacy skills. About The Stock Market […]

Educational Forum 2022 COVID Protocols

BestPrep’s 2022 Educational Forum will be an in-person event on February 28, 2022 at U.S. Bank Stadium. In an effort to minimize risk and the spread of COVID-19, BestPrep will require the following precautions. BestPrep is continuing to monitor federal and state guidelines and recommendations and may update our requirements to require proof of booster […]

National Entrepreneurship Day – Celebrating Bella Lam

November 16, 2021 is National Entrepreneurship Day, and BestPrep is celebrating by highlighting young entrepreneur and former Minnesota Business Venture student, Bella Lam! Bella is the Founder and CEO of Coconut Whisk, a vegan and gluten-free food brand and café. Read below for an interview with Bella on the value of starting your own business. […]

Minnesota Students Receive SMG Awards and Recognition from Allianz Life

Minnesota Students Receive SMG Awards and Recognition from Allianz Life Students from seven schools participating in The Stock Market Game™ (SMG) were recently recognized for having top-ranked teams in the special Minnesota SMG Allianz Challenge Session. The SMG Allianz Challenge is an interactive learning program for students in grades 4-12 and is managed in Minnesota […]