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2016 John Morton Excellence in Teaching of Economics Award

  The Council for Economic Education is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 John Morton Excellence in Teaching of Economics Award, honoring three outstanding teachers for excellence in economic education. Demonstrating teaching concepts that improve and stimulate economic understanding in and out of their classroom, these teachers are raising the bar for Read more…

POSTED: October 5, 2016 | BY: CEE

The Students Have Spoken: Vote for Your Favorite Economic Advice!

We asked students nationwide, “What economic advice would they give the next U.S. president?” and we received hundreds of creative and fun video entries. The topics ranged from increasing human capital, helping the homeless, cutting the military budget, free college tuition and more! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE VIDEOS! Voting period ends October 7 at Read more…

POSTED: October 3, 2016 | BY: CEE

Gina Boyd Awarded the 2016 John Morton Excellence in Teaching Award

Gina Boyd, a teacher at Mayflower Mill Elementary School, has been awarded the 2016 John Morton Excellence in Teaching Award. The award recognizes Boyd for her outstanding work in teaching economics and financial literacy to her students. It also recognizes her efforts in organizing after-school workshops for other teachers so they could learn how Read more…

POSTED: September 29, 2016 | BY: CEE

Wells Fargo’s Longstanding Partnership Helps to Advance the Cause

CEE greatly appreciates Wells Fargo’s continuing partnership and support of our annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference, annual Visionary Awards gala, as well as many other programs over the past three decades. This year, Wells Fargo’s sponsorship of CEE’s biennial Survey of the States report has played a key role in bringing visibility to Read more…

POSTED: September 19, 2016 | BY: CEE

2016 Visionary Awards Honorees: Arianna Huffington, Richard Edelman, Frank Bisignano, and Glenn Hubbard

          We are excited to announce this year’s distinguished honorees at the 11th Annual Visionary Awards, four individuals who are making a powerful impact on financial and economic literacy. The Visionary Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of leaders, experts and educators whose efforts are moving the needle in the right direction, helping Read more…

POSTED: September 13, 2016 | BY: CEE

Wells Fargo Prioritizes Financial Education

We’re proud to announce that Wells Fargo is the leading sponsor of CEE’s 55th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference, which is taking place in Phoenix, AZ, from October 5th-8th.  Thanks to Wells Fargo’s support, CEE will be able to provide K-12 educators from throughout the country with outstanding conference sessions and workshops, Read more…

POSTED: August 29, 2016 | BY: CEE

CEE Report – Summer 2016

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

POSTED: August 15, 2016 | BY: CEE

2016 Student Video Contest

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

POSTED: August 15, 2016 | BY: CEE

New FINRA Study Shows The Need For More Personal Finance Education In Our Schools

FINRA Investor Education Foundation released its 2016 National Financial Capability Study (NFCS) and its findings show that while most Americans are growing more financially capable, there are still millions who struggle with making ends meet – particularly women, millennials, African-Americans, Hispanics, and those lacking a high school education. These findings are drawn from studies Read more…

POSTED: July 15, 2016 | BY: CEE