National Center for Economic and Financial Education

Focus of National Center

The mission of the National Center for Economic and Financial Education is to advance the growth, service, and recognition of K-12 educators in the New York metropolitan area as they develop economic and financial literacy. The core focus includes:

  • In-person and online professional development opportunities for educators led by professors and master teachers
  • Hands-on active learning resources
  • Customizable programs for schools and districts
  • Networking with community peers

Benefits of Teacher Training

The National Center offers free in-person and online workshops led by local and national experts. Workshops demonstrate how to integrate economics and personal finance into math, science, and social studies classes as well as the elementary curriculum. Workshop attendees:

  • Exchange successful tips and techniques with their peers
  • Receive free publications, lessons and other resources
  • Earn continuing education units

Current Workshops Upcoming workshops being offered by the National Center are listed below.  For more information about the National Center for Economic and Financial Education’s activities, please call 212-730-6728 or email

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