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Recap: 2020 Visionary Awards Virtual Benefit

Many thanks for those who attended and supported our 2020 Visionary Awards Benefit online featuring our wonderful emcee Steve Liesman, CNBC Senior Economics Reporter; and honoring Dr. Ben S. Bernanke, Former Chair of the Federal Reserve System; Kathleen A. Murphy, President, Personal Investing Fidelity Investments; and James R. Schenck, President & CEO, PenFed Credit Union. We also celebrated high school teachers Joel Kirkhart, Queens Read more…

POSTED: October 27, 2020 | BY: CEE

Visionary Awards Benefit Goes Virtual + Thank You Sponsors

Though we can’t meet in person this year, we’re pleased to host our annual fundraiser online and celebrate exceptional leaders this week on October 21 at 5:45 pm EST. Join colleagues and friends to applaud the 2020 Visionary Award recipients and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champions, and enjoy networking opportunities with industry peers. Raise Read more…

POSTED: October 19, 2020 | BY: CEE

Natixis Investment Managers partners with Invest in Girls as Innovation Sponsor to bring financial literacy workshops online during COVID-19

Invest in Girls, a program of the Council for Economic Education (CEE), is thrilled to announce that Natixis Investment Managers, a long-time partner, has increased their support through a new “Innovation Sponsorship” to bring IIG’s student financial workshops online. This sponsorship builds on CEE’s success in bringing the National Personal Finance and National Economics Read more…

POSTED: June 10, 2020 | BY: CEE

A message of solidarity from CEE

Our team at CEE joins you in grief and shock at the brutal homicide of George Floyd. Yet another black man felled. I feel the same hollowness in my soul as I did when I first walked into Dachau or when I visited the genocide museum in Rwanda. And, no, we cannot just stand Read more…

POSTED: June 5, 2020 | BY: CEE

RECAP: 2020 National Personal Finance Challenge

The 2020 National Personal Finance Challenge, the first online installment of the competition, began on May 1. Winning student teams from state-level competitions participated in an online multiple-choice round to determine which would advance to the case study rounds and vie for the championship. The twelve qualifying teams were: Adrian Wilcox High School, CaliforniaBrockton Read more…

POSTED: May 5, 2020 | BY: CEE

CEE’S #ThisTeacherRocks campaign featured on CBS New York

The Council for Economic Education’s (CEE’s) #ThisTeacherRocks campaign, celebrating K-12 teachers for their tireless efforts to serve their students, has been covered in an article and video by CBS New York. The report features K-12 students and parents that have participated in the campaign as well as CEE President and CEO Nan J. Morrison. Read more…

POSTED: April 29, 2020 | BY: CEE