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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

Natalie Zfat + CEE’s 11th Annual Visionary Awards

We are delighted to announce our collaboration with Natalie Zfat, writer and entrepreneur. Natalie will be providing live coverage via our social media channels at the 11th Annual Visionary Awards dinner. She will be taking over our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook pages tomorrow, October 26th at 6 p.m. Follow along as Natalie shares her Read more…

POSTED: October 25, 2016 | BY: CEE

CEE Report – Fall 2016

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

POSTED: October 18, 2016 | BY: CEE

2016 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champions

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 4th annual Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Awards, honoring three outstanding NYC metropolitan area teachers for excellence in economic education.  Demonstrating innovative teaching methods, lesson plans and learning strategies, these teachers are raising the bar for economic education, and will receive the Sloan Award at Read more…

POSTED: October 13, 2016 | BY: CEE

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