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  • Engage 1 or more teams.
  • 3 - 5 students per team.
  • Lessons are available for mentors and teachers.
  • Flexible scheduling allows mentors to meet in person or virtually approximately 1 hour per week during the 12 week session*.
*May also meet every other week or as needed.

Colorado Teachers

Take the Stock Market Experience to a new level. Sign up for the Mentored Investment Challenge where we pair your students with financial professional who help them better understand investing principles by assisting with portfolio development.

Financial Professionals

Do you have an interest in helping Colorado students learn more about investing and personal financial literacy? Do you have approximately 6 - 12 hours to volunteer over 12 weeks? Sign up to be part of the Mentored Investment Challenge.
An opportunity for a team of 3 to 5 students to partner with a finance professional who will act as investment mentors.
  • Mentors will assist the team in portfolio development and analysis.
  • Mentored Investment Challenge sessions last approximately 12 weeks.*
    • Week of September 9, Mentors and teams are introduced.
    • Trading is open September 9 - November 22, 2019.
    • Two grade divisions: grades 3 through 8 and grades 9 through 12
    • Teachers, request a mentor for team(s) of 3-5 students or your entire class on the Request a Mentor tab. Then go to the SME regisrration page and register for the current Mentored Investment Challenge session.
  • Mentors complete the Volunteer Sign-Up tab.
  • Mentored teams may not participate in the regular SME Fall session.

Click here for complete overview and guidelines.

If you have questions, please contact
Brian Le Blanc, Stock Market Experience Coordinator at or 303-745-3226