The Council for Economic Education (CEE), the leading organization in the United States that focuses on the economic and financial education of students from kindergarten through high school, invites you to exhibit in the 53rd Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference on October 10–11 in Dallas, Texas. It is the best way to connect and reach hundreds of K–12 and university educators in personal finance and economics from across the country.
Bank of America
Bank of America has partnered with Khan Academy to create BetterMoneyHabits.com. Their innovative approach to online education inspired us to deliver financial information in a different and engaging way. It’s available to all, free of charge and has videos on topics like budgeting, saving, understanding credit and home buying.
Bedford, Freeman & Worth (BFW) Publishers
Bedford, Freeman & Worth Publishers are proud to offer book programs uniquely suited for AP® and on-level economics courses. Please visit our booth and/or our website to review sample materials and to request consideration copies.
|Website: www.bizkids.com||Facebook: BizKid$|
BizKid$ is a national financial education initiative based on an Emmy Award-winning public television series about kids, money, and business. Using a blend of education and entertainment, each BizKid$ episode shows kids how to make and manage money by introducing concepts of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. The show is complemented by a resource rich website, video games, free downloadable lesson plans with mapping to all national standards and multiple state standards, teacher guides.
Bureau of Economic Analysis
The Bureau of Economic Analysis is one of the world’s leading statistical agencies, recognized as a key source for the best and most comprehensive economic statistics. BEA produces some of the most closely watched economic statistics that influence the decisions made by government officials, business people, households, and individuals, including estimates of gorss domestic product (GDP).
Clay Piggy, LLC
|Website: www.claypiggy.com||Facebook: Clay Piggy||Twitter: @claypiggy|
Clay Piggy is a gaming portal which teaches children basic personal financial management skills, including understanding of income, money management, saving, investing, spending and credit in a fun and social way. It is based on national standards in K-5 personal financial literacy.
Council for Economic Education
|www.councilforeconed.org||Council for Economic Education (official)||@council4econed|
CEE is the leading organization in the United States that focuses on the economic and financial education of students from kindergarten through high school—and we have been doing so for 65 years. CEE delivers the fourth “R”—a real-world understanding of how to build fruitful lives—to America’s young people. Our goal is to reach and teach every child to create a more informed citizenry capable of making better decisions as savers, investors, borrowers, voters and participants in the global economy. We do this by educating the educators: providing the curriculum tools, the pedagogical support, and the community of peers that instruct, inspire and guide.
Pathway to Financial Success, created by Discover®, awards grants to bring financial education into high school classrooms, so kids can learn to make smart financial decisions and achieve their goals. We also offer resources to teach personal finance to grades K–12.
Review our Economics: New Ways of Thinking Second Edition textbook program! Students learn how to find economics in unusual and surprising places. The textbook grabs their attention with powerful real-world examples—the NFL draft, rock concert ticket prices, NASCAR—and then provides clear explanations and hundreds of supporting up-to-date graphs and charts to teach students solid economic principles.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Money Smart is a free financial literacy program for young adults, adults and business consumers. The FDIC’s Money Smart for Young Adults curriculum helps youth ages 12–20 learn the basics of handling their money and finances, including how to create positive relationships with financial institutions. Equipping young people in their formative years with the basics of financial education can give them the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to manage their finances once they enter the real world.
Federal Reserve System
The Federal Reserve exhibit displays resources from the 12 Federal Reserve Banks. The variety is extensive, including publications, CDs, technology-driven applications, curriculum, classroom activities and more. The levels range from K–12, and the resources are appropriate for many disciplines—social studies, career and technology, personal finance and economics in particular. Teachers can order most of the resources free of charge. Come and visit with a Federal Reserve expert on the many educational resources offered.
Higher One partners with colleges and universities to lower their administrative costs and improve graduation rates. Our Campus Labs Enterprise suite brings data together in one centralized location for campus-wide insight into assessment, accreditation, retention and campus involvement. We also provide payment and refund disbursement tools for institutions, and financial literacy programs and affordable transaction options for students. Higher One supports over 13 million students at more than 1,600 schools.
International Economic Summit Institute
|www.econsummit.org||International Economic Summit Institute||@EconSummit|
China Summit Trip – July 7–15, 2015. We are taking American students to China with EF Tours, for the unique experience of playing the International Economic Summit with Chinese High School Students! After a week of visiting Beijing and Shanghai, the trip will culminate with the Summit Day! For every 6 students recruited, a teacher/chaperone goes FREE! Don’t know the Summit Program? We will provide FREE training and classroom materials for teachers new to the program.
National Academy Foundation
The National Academy Foundation (NAF) is a leader in the movement to prepare young people for college and career success. For over 30 years, NAF has refined a proven educational model which includes industry-focused curricula, work-based learning experiences, and business partner expertise from five themes: Finance, Hospitality & Tourism, Information Technology, Engineering, and Health Sciences. Employees of more than 2,500 companies volunteer in classrooms, act as mentors, engage NAF students in paid internships and serve on local advisory boards.
National Credit Union Administration
|www.mycreditunion.gov||National Credit Union Administration||@MyCUgov|
MyCreditUnion.gov is the official financial consumer protection website of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). This free consumer website, and its financial literacy resource Pocket Cents, offers a variety of educational information and personal finance articles designed to help individuals make smarter financial decisions Pocket Cents also features the interactive personal finance game called “Hit the Road,” that teaches young people the value of saving and budgeting.
National Endowment for Financial Education
|www.hsfpp.org||NEFE High School Financial Planning Program||@NEFE_ORG|
NEFE is a nonprofit, noncommercial source for financial tools and information to help empower all Americans to make informed financial decisions. We will display and distribute information about our free turnkey financial education curriculum for teens, the High School Financial Planning Program, along with other free resources for consumers and financial educators.
National Geographic Learning/Cengage Learning
National Geographic learning provides quality PreK–12, academic, and adult education instructional solutions for Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies, ESL/ELD, Spanish/Dual language, Advanced & Electives, Career & Technical Education and Professional Development.
Proper Living LLC/Budget Challenge
|www.budgetchallenge.com||Budget Challenge – Personal Finance Simulation||@BudgetChallenge|
Budget Challenge is a practical online money management simulation that uses patented technology to recreate for students the experience of managing a household budget and saving for retirement. This Road Test for Personal Finance gives students an opportunity to learn “hands on” without the costly impact of using real money. This competition-style, bill-pay program scores students while a “learning by doing” approach integrated with modern technology builds 21st Century skills.
The SIFMA Foundation provides financial education programs and tools that strengthen economic opportunities across communities and increase individuals’ access to the benefits of the global marketplace. Notable Foundation programs include The Stock Market Game™, which has enabled more than 15 million students to become financially literate, the InvestWrite® national essay competition, Invest It Forward, and the Capitol Hill Challenge™.
Stock-Trak is the leading provider of educational stock market trading simulations for the K–12 and college markets. HowTheMarketWorks.com is a FREE Stock Market Challenge website that allows teachers to create a custom stock market challenge for their classes and is used by over 10,000 teachers each year. StockTrak.com is used by over 1,000 professors and AP teachers and allows students to trade stock, options, futures, bonds, and more.
Texas Council on Economic Education
|www.economicstexas.org||Texas Council on Economic Education||@economicstexas|
TCEE helps students develop an economic way of thinking and problem solving through a number of programs, including the Stock Market Game™, Texas Economics Challenge, and Texas Personal Finance Challenge. We also develop hands-on, relevant and engaging economic, personal financial literacy and entrepreneurship lessons for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. These educationally sound materials seamlessly integrate economics into existing curricula. TCEE provides professional development to teachers through workshops, conferences, seminars and institutes.
Florida State University – The Stavros Center for Economic Education
We will distribute flyers and information about Common Sense Economics for Life, an online professional development course about economics and personal finance. The Stavros Center has worked with a team of master teachers to develop a Common Sense: Economics for Life! Course package. It focuses on what beginning students really need to know: the operation of markets, importance of entrepreneurship, the institutional elements of a prosperous economy, the economics of political decision-making, and important principles of personal finance.
Goethe-Institut/Transatlantic Outreach Program
The TOP teaching materials support curriculum topics, provide the teacher with ready-to-use lesson plans, and provide students with practice related to social studies skills. They model effective teaching strategies as well as social studies content and process skills. Lessons range from activities designed for individual students to activities requiring student group collaboration, and are provided for educators free of charge.
Wells Fargo Hands on Banking
The Hands on Banking program provides the essentials of financial education, real-world skills, and knowledge every student can use. The Hands on Banking online financial courses include free instructor guides with classroom lessons and activities that will help you guide students through real-life scenarios, group discussions, and other activities designed to teach valuable money management skills and help them take control of their finances.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently launched its K-12 website with resources and activities for teachers and students. Teachers can bring BLS into the classroom with a number of classroom resources, including hands-on activities that teach students about topics such as choosing a career, inflation, and time-use, as well as ready-to-print posters. Students can play games that teach them about the economy and find careers that relate to their interests. Visit the BLS exhibit for a live demo of our website and our K–12 pages. We welcome your feedback.
Working in Support of Education (w!se)
|Website: www.wise-ny.org||Facebook: W!se||Twitter: @wisenewyork|
The w!se Financial Literacy Certification program supports personal finance instruction in high schools nationally. Through the program, we provide teachers with instructional resources including a curriculum outline, aligned to national and state standards. Students have an opportunity to become Certified Financially Literate if they pass w!se’s national standardized Certification Test which is adminiistered after instruction.
Invitation to Exhibitors
CEE’s conference is a nationwide meeting of K–12 educators, local CEE affiliates from across the country, Federal Reserve partners, and other educators in this field. CEE’s 2013 conference had more than 575 attendees, including 260 classroom teachers from 38 states. This year’s conference is hosted by the Texas Council on Economic Education which conducts financial and economic education professional development for K–12 teachers statewide.
The Conference Exhibit Area is where attendees go for educational resources, new product announcements, networking opportunities, poster sessions and refreshment breaks. This ensures that attendees and exhibitors are given ample time to interact and engage to learn about your products and services.
The conference features a diverse selection of professional development workshops on economic and financial literacy geared for elementary, middle and high school levels. Topics include pedagogy and resources, curriculum strategy for schools/school districts, teaching strategies, assessment and research, new programs and best practices. In addition to the workshops, outstanding speakers address current economic and financial topics to enable educators to bring these perspectives back to their classrooms. The conference also features special roundtable sessions led by master teachers to discuss shared issues and successes, and informal opportunities for networking.
Exhibit Dates: October 10–11, 2014
Conference Dates: October 8–11, 2014
Location: Renaissance Dallas Hotel, Renaissance Dallas Hotel
2222 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75207 USA
Contact: Gwen Pajotte, Vice President of Affiliate Relations
Council for Economic Education