About MBT

MBTeach Financial Literacy

Programming Available for All Ages

Monroe Bank & Trust recognizes the need to reach members of our community with a formalized, systematic, far-reaching approach to the financial literacy challenge. MBT offers a comprehensive suite of literacy programs designed to meet the needs of our community from early education through adulthood.

  • MBTeach School Banking – This in-school student banking program focuses on savings and money exercises for children in kindergarten thru the eighth grade.
  • MBTeach High School Financial Literacy –Using Ever-Fi technology, this interactive, web-based curriculum for high school students teaches financial principles while students complete modules on ten specific topics. A gaming component is included to feature real world scenarios and goal setting.
  • MBTeach Adult Workshops – Our adult program where teachers instruct 60 minute classes on five subject matters including household budgeting, credit reports, checking accounts, first time home buying and fraud.
  • GreenPath Financial Wellness – A partnership between MBT & GreenPath where individualized financial counseling, education and debt management is promoted.
  • Monroe County Learning Bank Network – The corporate/community collaboration featuring GED certification and financial education provided in a former MBT branch.

Awards & Recognition




  • Financial Education Innovation Awards presented by NASDAQ & EverFi.
  • America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence.
  • Honorable Mention, American Bankers Association Community Commitment Awards in Financial Education Category.


  • State of Michigan, Special Tribute for Monroe Bank & Trust Financial Education Programs from the Monroe Rotary Club “Service Above Self” Award Presented to MBT at the Ninety-Sixth Legislature At Lansing June 7, 2012 by Senate Majority Leader of the Seventeenth District, Randy Richardville.

  • MBTeach wins The American Bankers Association National Community Service Award for its model Financial Literacy program.
  • ICBA National Community Bank Service Award for Financial Literacy



Green Apple Awards

Monroe Bank & Trust (MBT) created the Green Apple Award for Financial Literacy to recognize the exemplary efforts of MBT employees and members of the community in delivering critical financial literacy education. Each year, MBT will present the Green Apple Award to individuals and organizations that have shown exceptional innovation, dedication and commitment to the field of financial literacy education.

Learn More


For more information on how you can participate, please contact Financial Education Manager, Jennifer Tucker at (734) 384-8269. 

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