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All Star Reader Leader Dr. Kate Mielitz

by Team Sammy

All Star Reader Leader Dr. Kate Mielitz

Dr. Kate Mielitz, from Stillwater, Oklahoma reads Those Shoes by Maribeth Boeltz as part of Sammy Rabbit’s New Special Guest All Star Reader Program!

Dr. Mielitz is an Assistant Professor in the new Family Financial Planning Program (FFP) at Oklahoma State University. Her role is to assist in building and growing the new FFP program at the University from the ground up.

Kate shares helping others make positive financial changes in their lives, through coaching and relationship building, is the foundation of what she is about. Her passion is developing relevant curriculum and teaching young adults the basics of personal finance--so they are in control of their financial futures.

Discover more about, our all star reader leader, Dr. Kate Mielitz. Connect with her on LinkedIn: Kate Mielitz.

…”BUY these shoes. I have dreams about those shoes! Black high tops. Two white stripes..."

Join today’s featured story teller as she shares Jeremy's journey to get a new, cool pair of shoes. That is what Jeremy wants. However, Jeremy's grandmother explains the necessity to prioritize wants and needs. This new understanding leads Jeremy to make a great and surprising choice that brings lots of joy to both their lives.

Have your kids, students and learners listen in. And be sure to stay tuned to the very end to discover what All Star Reader Leader Dr. Kate Mielitz thinks is the most important lesson the story shares! It makes for a great discussion!

And, that is not all Dr. Kate shares. She shares some of her favorite shoes, from her personal collection.

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When you are done listening to the story, check out and join Sammy Rabbit’s Money School!

The school provides lots of innovative and interactive programs to help kids build their money, reading, writing and critical thinking skills.

There you will also find activities to supplement the story Those Shoes! And you will also find songs like the Sammy Rabbit tunes “Plan” and “No Free Rides.” Both make excellent listening with today’s All Star Reading!

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One way is to BE a Special Guest Sammy Rabbit All Star Reader! Contact us for information and/or click the banner above!

We are so proud of and grateful to our All Star Readers. Research consistently reflects reading role models make a difference. They tangibly demonstrate to kids the importance of making reading regularly a habit!