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Mount Hebron High School in Ellicott City, Md. Clinches the 21st Annual National Economics Challenge from the Council for Economic Education

Challenge Participation Climbs, Spotlighting the Value of Economic Education New York, N.Y. (May 25, 2021) – For the third consecutive year, Mount Hebron High School from Ellicott City, Md., outscored student teams from around the United States to win both divisions of the 21st Annual National Economics Challenge (NEC) sponsored by the Council for Read more…

POSTED: May 25, 2021 | BY: CEE

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