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A Better Financial Future for Kids.

The American Public Education Foundation and BusyKid have partnered together to improve financial education and literacy in the United States. Both organizations will be advocating for improvements in education and empowering children with financial technology.



Serving the interests of America’s public schoolchildren –

our nation’s future leaders.

How We Make an Impact

  • Financial Literacy

  • Workforce Development

  • Innovation

About Our Work

The American Public Education Foundation was founded to help protect America’s economic and national security interests through programs and services that support high-quality public education.  We believe in the power of public education to transform lives, grow economies and strengthen America.

Pickler Wealth Advisors

David Pickler and Pickler Wealth Advisors have funded 100% of the administrative and operational costs of the American Public Education Foundation.

100% of the funds donated have gone toward programs centered around providing high-quality public education for our nation's students.

"The public school is at once the symbol of our democracy and the most pervasive means for promoting our common destiny."

Chief Justice Felix Frankfurter

Foundation Leadership

David Pickler

Executive Director

David Pickler

Cameron Spann

Chief Communications Officer

Cameron Spann

Cort Winsett

General Counsel

W. Cort Winsett

Cassie Lynn Foote

Assistant Executive Director

Cassie Lynn Foote

Melissa House

Chief Financial Officer

Melissa T. House

Join Us

Empower Our
Next Generation!
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The American Public Education Foundation is not affiliated with American Public Education, Inc. (APEI)