Updates


Job Announcement: Outreach Manager (part-time)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: OUTREACH MANAGER Game Theory Academy (GTA) is recruiting an Outreach Coordinator to work closely with GTA’s team of instructors to recruit youth participants for our programs – via outreach to Bay Area schools, community organizations and an extensive network of youth advocates – as well as maintain contact […]


Game Theory students have ‘the talk’ with their parents about credit

By Jasper Smith, GTA Instructor   I thoroughly enjoy teaching the students about money and predatory financial products because I know that our formal education system doesn’t teach such lessons. It’s not uncommon that many of my students don’t have a bank account and also happen to know someone (generally a close […]


GTA is hiring: Economics Educator (part-time/evenings)

Game Theory Academy (GTA) is recruiting two new Instructors in 2017 to deliver GTA’s innovative financial decision-making curriculum to low-income youth in Oakland and Richmond. A qualified candidate must demonstrate an aptitude for microeconomics, as that forms the basis of our innovative curriculum, and a passion for money management. Our current […]


“I wish I had learned this when…”

Candy Pareja, GTA Instructor   I frequently find myself reflecting back on financial decisions and mistakes I have made along the way and wished that school had taught me how to budget or how to calculate an APR instead of the Pythagorean theorem. It sometimes made me question the value of […]