53rd Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference
October 8–11, 2014
Renaissance Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX

Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday

Wednesday, October 8

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Financial Literacy Symposium
Bridging the Gap: Increasing Financial Capability Among College-Bound Students
Conducted by Higher One
11:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Luncheon for New Council/Center Directors
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm New Council Directors Session
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm New Center Directors Session
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm EconEdLink Review Board Meeting

Thursday, October 9

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am – 9:30 am Council/Center Directors Meeting
9:30 am – 10:45 am Session for Council Directors
Governance: Inspiring your Board
Dennis Cagan, Chair of the Board, CaganCo
Cathy Foxworth, former Chair of the Board, Bea's Kids
Jan Langbein, Executive Director, Genesis Women's Shelter
Moderator: Elizabeth Basden, Managing Partner and Attorney at Basden & Ivie, A Professional Corporation; CEE Board Member
9:30 am – 10:45 am Session for Center Directors
Current trends within our Center network
Presenters: Mary Lynn Reiser, University of Nebraska at Omaha; Steve Cobb, University of North Texas; Gary Stone, Winthrop University; Susan Doty, University of Texas at Tyler
10:45 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm NAEE Business Meeting
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Luncheon for Council and Center Directors
This luncheon session will feature:
A Primer on the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)
Andrew T. Hill, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

CFPB Teacher Training Initiative
Kathleen Floyd, Senior Advisor K–12, Office of Financial Education, CFPB
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Session for Council Directors
Getting Donors to “Yes!"
Presenters: Brent Currier, Vice President, Bernstein Global Wealth Management; Sue Owens, Executive Director, Economics Arkansas; Carol Towne, Chief Marketing Officer, PlainsCapital Bank; Michael Thomas, Executive Director, My Possibilities
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Best Practices Share Session
Presenters: Mary Lynn Reiser, University of Nebraska at Omaha; Steve Cobb, University of North Texas; Gary Stone, Winthrop University; Susan Doty, University of Texas at Tyler
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Session for Center Directors - TBD
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm NAEE Committee Meetings
Professional Development, Research, Technology,
Publications, International, Awards
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Econ Challenge Coordinators Meeting
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Friends of CEE/TCEE Reception at Dallas Arboretum
(By invitation only)
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Welcome Reception

Friday, October 10

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast for K–12 Teachers
Sponsored by Discover
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 am – 9:00 am Concurrent Session A
  • A-408: Academy of Finance
  • A-396: Math in the Real World
  • A-359: Bulding Wealth, Redesigned: A Secure Financial Future No Green People
  • A-335: Collaboration Tips, Techniques, and Experiences for Affiliates
  • A-317: Using Project Based Learning to teach entrepreneurship and current events.
  • A-311: Building the Next Generation of Savers: Integrating Financial Education and Savings Accounts in Schools
  • A-191: Teen Unemployment: What's the local story?
  • A-206: Integrating Technology Into the Economics Classroom
  • A-213: College Board AP Economics Test Development Committees
  • A-224: Teaching Economic Literacy through the Lives of Famous Americans
  • 8:00 am – 9:00 am Refresh Your Organization without Spending More
    Aaron Gladstone, Analyst at Ford Financial Fund
    Rob Pivnick, Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Goldman Sachs
    Michael Thomas, Executive Director at My Possibilities, and Principal, NO BOX CONSULTING
    Annamarie Cerreta, Marketing Director, Council for Economic Education
    Moderator: Elizabeth Basden, Managing Partner and Attorney at Basden & Ivie, A Professional Corporation; CEE Board Member
    9:00 am – 10:30 am Research Session
  • R-401: What the Research Will Allow Us to Say About the Effectiveness of Our Programs
  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am Council Directors Session
    Discussion Topics: Succession & Transition; Board Development & Engagement; Fundraising; Social Media/Marketing
    9:10 am – 10:10 am Concurrent Session B
  • B-397: Active-Learning Strategies for High School Economics
  • B-383: Line Your Pockets with Ideas for Teaching PFL
  • B-382: NEW! Economic Impact of Natural Disasters: How do Communities Repair Economies?
  • B-376: Helping School Administrators Understand the Impact of The Stock Market Game Program
  • B-367: Game of Real Life
  • B-326: Let’s Talk About College: A Free Classroom Resource
  • B-228: Economics: It’s Not Dismal Anymore
  • B-258: Homewood Flossmoor School of Economics
  • B-294: Exploring the Modern German Economy
  • B-295: Sharing Best Practices from the Never Too Young: Personal Finance for Young Learners After-School Program
  • 10:10 am – 10:25 am Break
    10:30 am – 12:00 pm Opening Plenary Session
    Teaching Behavioral Economics to Understand the Financial Crisis and Avoid Another One
    Keynote Speaker: Professor Alan B. Krueger, Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University
    Moderator: Kelli Grant, Personal Finance and Consumer Spending Reporter
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    12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Recognition Luncheon for K–12 Teachers
    Texas: The Jagannatha of the American Economy
    Speaker: Richard W. Fisher, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    NEW! Download the presentation
    Sponsored by Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    1:45 pm – 2:45 pm Concurrent Session C
  • C-377: NEW! Standards Based Grading in the High School Economics Classroom
  • C-353: Learning, Earning, and Investing 9-12
  • C-330: Creating a National Financial Literacy Program: The Chilean Experience
  • C-306: Up Up and Away With Colorful Economics
  • C-301: Mobile Gaming and the Flipped Classroom: Developing Financial Capability Experientially
  • C-197: Fun and Games with Economic Concepts: Energizers for the Elementary Classroom
  • C-207: College 101: Completing the FAFSA, Choosing a College, Financing College
  • C-235: Twitter Storm
  • C-239: Tips and Tools for Running an Elementary Economics Competition
  • C-247: From Economic Education to Economic Empowerment
  • C-252: They Said What? Thinking Like An Economist Through Quotable Quotes
  • C-296: How to use EconEdLilnk in your classroom
  • 2:55 pm – 3:55 pm Concurrent Session D
  • D-407: Hands on Banking
  • D-399: Engage Your Students with Online Games: Gen I Revolution
  • D-384: The Good, the Bad, and the Hungry: A Story about Lending
  • D-381: All Tied Up In Economics
  • D-364: Interactive White Board Applications to Accompany High School Financial Fitness For Life
  • D-352: Smart Investing at Your Library: Partners and Funding for Financial Education
  • D-340: Economist's Toolbox: Visual Resources for the High School Classroom
  • D-331: Budget Challenge: The Road Test for Personal Finance
  • D-329: The Traveling T Shirt Company -A Social Entrepreneurship Model
  • D-199: Nobody Owns the Sky: Investing in Human Capital
  • D-259: The Fed's Toolbox
  • D-273: Chicago HS Capstone Personal Finance Course: Implementation Across the System
  • 2:55 pm – 3:55 pm Poster Sessions
  • PS-411: Starting, Building and Renewing State Councils
  • PS-409: National Economics Challenge (Student Competition)
  • PS-324: Animate Your Teaching - Creating animated videos for your classes
  • PS-194: Improved Performance and Critical Thinking in Economics Students Using Current Event Journaling
  • PS-203: Economics Book Club for Teachers -- Book Titles and Economic Concepts
  • 3:55 pm – 4:05 pm Break
    3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Research Session
  • R-410: Don't Do As I Do, Do As I Say? Evidence on the Inter-Generational Transmission of Financial Attitudes
  • R-362: Gender and Student Personal Finance Achievement: Evidence from Keys to Financial Success
  • R-343: The Effects of Financial Literacy Course on Financial Literacy
  • R-313: FILS - Financial Literacy – Valid Content Levels necessary for Children
  • 4:05 pm – 5:05 pm Concurrent Session E
  • E-400: CEE Online Assessment Center
  • E-388: Chair the Fed: an online game to teach monetary policy
  • E-386: Saving is Not Just Child's Play
  • E-379: ACDC Econ- Videos and Activities that Rock!
  • E-369: Children’s Savings: A Smart Investment
  • E-351: App Rap: Apps for Teaching Economics and Personal Finance
  • E-342: Common Core Close Read Strategy: Federal Reserve Press Release
  • E-307: Graduating? What’s Next? A New Interactive Resource for Your Students
  • E-217: Using technology to bridge concepts across economic curriculum
  • E-241: Delivering Financial Education to Children with Disabilities
  • E-298: Inquiry-based Economics Using the C3 Framework
  • 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm Reception
    7:15 pm – 9:00 pm Awards Dinner

    Saturday, October 11

    7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast for K–12 Teachers
    Sponsored by Bank of America
    7:00 am – 9:00 am International Breakfast and Session (by invitation only)
    8:00 am – 12:00 pm Registration
    8:00 am – 12:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
    8:00 am – 9:00 am NAEE Executive Committee Meeting
    8:00 am – 9:00 am Concurrent Session F
  • F-375: Tech Talk
  • F-370: Small changes could lead to better scores in AP Economics
  • F-363: NEW! Economics Around the Globe
  • F-358: Public Policy Choices And The Federal Budget
  • F-305: Lemonade Day: Experiencing Entrepreneurship, Transforming Kid’s Lives
  • F-196: Teaching Personal Finance by Color: Engaging Students and Encouraging Self-Evaluation
  • F-216: Maximizing Online Tools in your Econ Classroom
  • : “The Hidden Costs of College: Students Have No Idea about Costs”
  • F-246: Money Messages
  • F-289: Get Your $$ Groove On: Active Learning Meets Financial Literacy
  • F-297: Year-Long High-School Course: Action Civics Plus Personal Finance
  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am Research Session
  • R-202: Research In Economic Education: Online vs. Face to Face -- Pilot Study
  • R-229: How Does The Stock Market Game™ Influence Students’ Views of Financial Risk?
  • R-270: Entrepreneurship: Is Doing Better?
  • 9:10 am – 10:10 am Concurrent Session G
  • G-402: Virtual Economics 4.0 Takes Common Sense Economics Instruction to New Heights
  • G-390: Checks and Balances
  • G-378: Developing Online Professional Development on Financial Literacy for Elementary Teachers
  • G-361: Financial Literacy at the College Level
  • G-344: Sink or Swim - Tackling Classroom Economics through Entrepreneurship
  • G-327: Navigating the Great Recession with the Student Economic Dashboard
  • G-304: The Complete Econ Make-Over: Race to the Top
  • G-200: It's Elementary! Showcasing K-6 Economic and Personal Finance Resources
  • G-209: Dr. Seuss - Economic Genius?
  • G-221: Using the National Standards to connect Economics across the curriculum
  • G-287: Teaching the Economics of the Great Depression and World War II
  • 10:10 am – 10:20 am Break
    10:20 am – 11:20 am Concurrent Session H
  • H-403: Cooperatives in Your Community: A Curriculum for Young Adults
  • H-391: Personal Budget for Teens
  • H-328: Stepping into Economics: A Perfect Fit
  • H-310: Money, Money, Money!
  • H-308: Online Microeconomics for High-School Teachers from Lake Wobegon and Beyond
  • H-360: Budgeting: The Key to Success in College & Life
  • H-356: Teach Economics and STEM Concepts through Children’s Literature
  • H-278: Instructional Strategies for Incorporating Mathematics Common Core State Standards into the Economics Classroom
  • H-288: Starting up a Millionaires Club Panel Discussion
  • 10:45 am – 12:15 pm Research Session
  • R-303: Determinants of Student Performance in Blended and Traditional Sections of an Introductory Economic and Business Statistics Course
  • R-302: Assessing the previous economic knowledge of university students in Germany
  • R-271: High School Economics, State Mandates, and Preparation for College Level Economics Courses
  • R-292: Financial Literacy in the Community College Classroom: A Curriculum Intervention Study
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent Session I
  • I-406: Award-Winning Teachers Share Best Practices
  • I-395: NEW! Econ Guy: Your Menu of Real-World Example Videos
  • I-392: Making Financially Responsible Decisions
  • I-373: We’re Not Just Spinning a Yarn! Five Economic Lessons Using a Ball of Yarn
  • I-374: Effective Education Through The Stock Market Game
  • I-212: Texas Hold 'Em
  • I-223: FEED Future Entrepreneurs in Every Direction
  • I-232: NEW! Economics of Healthcare
  • I-250: Interactive Whiteboards + Children’s Books = Economics and Personal Finance Education
  • I-274: Fishing For Economics
  • 12:35 pm – 1:30 pm Roundtables for Elementary, Middle School and High School Teachers
    1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Conference Committee & NAEE Executive Committee Debriefing Meeting


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