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Congratulations to the Winners of our NYC Student Poster Contest!

We are proud to announce the winners of the NYC-Metro Area Poster Contest. The Contest asked K-12 students to illustrate a personal finance or economics concept. We received hundreds of entries from across the five boroughs. Four winners were selected by the CEE Poster Contest Committee – one from each grade band (K-2; 3-5; Read more…

POSTED: May 16, 2017 | BY: CEE

Successful Leaders Share Their #MySavingsTip Throughout Financial Literacy Month

For Financial Literacy Month, in partnership with Natalie Zfat, Entrepreneur and Forbes Contributor, we enlisted successful leaders in all different fields such as Mark Cuban, Randi Zuckerberg, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Alexa von Tobel and others to inspire kids to start saving and raise awareness for personal finance and economic education in our nation’s schools. Throughout the Read more…

POSTED: May 4, 2017 | BY: CEE

National Economics Challenge Finalists Win Trip To Germany!

  This year, two lucky National Economics Challenge finalists have been randomly selected to attend an all-expense paid trip to The Joachim Herz Stiftung’s Economy Camp! The winners are David V. Zheng (Moundsview High School, Minnesota) and Stephanie Zhang, (North Penn High School, Pennsylvania). David and Stephanie will join high school students from across Read more…

POSTED: May 4, 2017 | BY: CEE

Mark Cuban, Randi Zuckerberg, Andrew Ross Sorkin and others to kick-off Financial Literacy Month with “My Savings Tip” campaign

On April 1, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) will kick off a month-long financial literacy campaign, enlisting Mark Cuban, Beth Kobliner, Ron Lieber, Jeffrey M. Lacker, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Alexa von Tobel, Randi Zuckerberg and others to raise awareness for personal finance and economic education in our nation’s schools. Participants will share personal Read more…

POSTED: March 28, 2017 | BY: CEE

CEE Launches Student Poster Contest for Financial Literacy Month!

The Council for Economic Education (CEE) is excited to announce the launch of our Financial Literacy Student Poster Contest open to all NYC Metro area teachers and their students*. Teachers are invited to submit their students’ creative posters that illustrate a personal finance or economics concept. Four winners will be selected by CEE – Read more…

POSTED: March 13, 2017 | BY: CEE

Council for Economic Education Produces Content for Minecraft: Education Edition

The Council for Economic Education (CEE) is excited to announce new educational content released for Mojang and Microsoft’s Minecraft: Education Edition. CEE released two free Minecraft lesson plans providing teachers, grades 3-5 nationwide the opportunity to further engage their students on the subject of economics via one of the most popular games in the Read more…

POSTED: March 8, 2017 | BY: CEE

CEE Report – Winter 2017

No matter what the industry, it all comes down to knowledge sharing, creativity and economic empowerment. This blog focuses on that intersection.

POSTED: February 13, 2017 | BY: CEE

New Resource! Personal Finance Printables for Grades K-5

We are excited to announce a new product in our store: Personal Finance Printables for Grades K-5. This is a great spiral bound resource for elementary teachers that contains one-page printable handouts reinforcing concepts such as saving, spending, needs, wants, budgets and more to complement in-class lessons or for students to bring the learning Read more…

POSTED: December 1, 2016 | BY: CEE

11th Annual Visionary Awards

  Last night, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) held its 11thth Annual Visionary Awards dinner hosting over 300 guests at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. The evening showcased CEE’s mission, our impact to date, and honored leaders who promote economic and financial literacy. Emceed by CNBC’s senior economics reporter, Steve Liesman, the evening was a Read more…

POSTED: October 27, 2016 | BY: CEE