Each year we honor a number of professionals in economics and personal finance education.
The John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Awards
The John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Awards recognizes excellence in the teaching of economics and financial literacy. The awards honor teachers whose innovative teaching concepts improve and stimulate economic understanding.
Sun Valley Elementary School
Middle School Level
Tullar Elementary School
High School Level
Starr’s Mill High School
National Association of Economic Educators Awards
The Bessie B. Moore Service Award
The Bessie B. Moore Service Award recognizes an individual whose outstanding and dedicated service has had a significant impact on the delivery and enhancement of economic education.
2012 Recipients: Dr. Andrew T. Hill, Economic Education Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
The Henry Villard Research Award
The Henry Villard Research Award recognizes an individual whose leadership has had an extraordinary, positive impact in economic education research.
2012 Recipients: Dr. Sam Allgood, Professor of Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The Patricia K. Elder International Award
The Patricia K. Elder International Award recognizes an individual whose outstanding and dedicated service and leadership has had a significant impact on the delivery or enhancement of economic education throughout the world.
2012 Recipients: Ms. Elzmarie Oosthuizen, Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of the Free State
The Rising Star Award
The Rising Star Award recognizes an individual who has served the network for seven years or less and “hit the ground running” by making extraordinary contributions to economic education programs early in his or her career.
2012 Recipients: Dr. Carlos J. Asarta, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The Abbejean Kehler Technology Award
This award recognizes an individual instrumental in promoting the use of technology to improve the delivery of programs in economic education.
2012 Recipients: Mr. John LeFeber, Director, Instructional Technology, Council for Economic Education
The Albert Beekhuis Award
The Albert Beekhuis Award was established by an endowment gift in 2002 from the Albert Beekhuis Foundation to the Council for Economic Education, to be given annually to an affiliated Center for Economic Education in the CEE Network for outstanding performance in working with teachers and exhibiting excellence in practice, delivery of high quality programs, and outreach to its community.
2012 Recipients: Dr. Tawni Ferrarini, Director, Center for Economic Education, Northern Michigan University