In America we spend billions of dollars helping our children master reading, writing and arithmetic. And then we send them out into the world lacking the basic skills to prosper in life: understanding personal finance and economics.
We help teachers bring important lessons about personal finance and economics to their students by providing them with free teacher workshops, engaging activities and programs, and hundreds of online lesson plans, tools and videos.
One teacher can make a difference in the lives of a classroom of students.
May 19-21, 2018
The Challenge recognizes exceptional high school students for their knowledge of economic principles and their ability to apply critical-thinking skills to real-world events.
October 4-6, 2018
The Conference brings together over 500 K-12 educators. Providing professional development workshops on economic and financial literacy to meet the needs of teachers throughout the country.
October 24, 2018
The Visionary Awards honors leaders who promote economic and financial literacy to create a better-informed society.
“This has been the finest in-service training in my 36-year teaching career. Economics is useful everywhere, and so is economic thinking. It has influenced every class I have taught and I am forever grateful and excited to return to these events.”
Barry Greynolds, Monticello High School, Monticello, NY
“The workshops are innovative and thought-provoking. Rick Fenner [Director, Mohawk Valley Center for Economic Education] took a subject matter that’s usually complex and intense, and he made it easy to understand. I’m motivated for the next workshop.”
Hector Ortiz, New Utrect High School, Brooklyn, NY
America’s future economists compete at CEE's National Economics Challenge hosted by CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Mark Cuban shares his #1 money-saving tip for kids as part of CEE's Financial Literacy Month #MySavingsTip campaign.
3 financial experts recall their first reckoning with money, and offer their "My Savings Tips".
Money savings tips from Alexa von Tobel, the Points Guy and others.
Three ways to teach economics through children's literature.
High school finance courses pay dividends.
Test your economic IQ and compare it to others.
Find economics and personal finance classroom resources for K-12 teachers and their students.
Make an impact on personal finance and economic education today.
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