Visionary Awards

CEE Report – Winter 2013

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Three times a year the Council for Economic Education releases the CEE Report, highlighting our new and noteworthy events, programs and partnerships, including pilot programs and joint ventures with key supporters.

“Too often, young people fall into financial trouble because they don’t take the time to understand basic economics or the ramifications of a financial agreement. Credit cards, car loans and home mortgages are great tools when used wisely, but the recent housing crisis is an example of what can go wrong when consumers make uninformed decisions. By supporting early and ongoing economic and financial literacy, we can help our young people secure a sound financial future.”

- Mel Martinez, Chairman of the Southeast & Latin America, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Chairman, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, at the 2012 Visionary Awards

In This Issue

Upcoming Events
2012 Visionary Awards
Note from Nan
EconomicsPennsylvania Engages Students in Entrepreneurial Experiences
51st Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference
2012 Accomplishments
CEE Integrates Personal Finance Concepts into Classroom Curriculum
Never Too Young: Personal Finance for K–5 After-School
CEE ’s Advocacy Toolkit
Gen i Revolution Goes Mobile: CEE Partners with H&R Block
CEE Launches Interactive Survey of the States
Free Webinars for K–12 Educators
CEE Asked Students ‘What Should the Next President Do to Improve the Economy?’

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Teaching Opportunity – December 2012

In This Issue:

  • Reduced prices on some of CEE’s best teacher resources
  • 2013 National Economics Challenge updates
  • Featured resource: Advanced Placement Economics, 4th edition
  • Personal Finance Program for Young Learners
  • Use EconEdLink for free classroom lessons
  • 2012 McGraw-Hill Teaching Champions
  • Give a year-end donation today
  • Save the Date: The 52nd Annual Conference is October 3-5, 2013

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2012 Visionary Awards Fireside Chat

Last October, CEE held its seventh annual Visionary Awards dinner honoring leaders who promote economic and financial literacy to create a better-informed society.

The evening featured a fireside chat moderated by Sharon Epperson, CNBC Senior Commodities Correspondent and Personal Finance Correspondent, who discussed the importance of corporate responsibility in personal finance education with the honorees:

  • The Honorable Sheila C. Bair, Former Chairman of the FDIC and currently a Senior Advisor at The Pew Charitable Trusts;
  • Karen Finerman, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Capital Advisors and Panelist on CNBC’s Fast Money;
  • The Honorable Mel Martinez, Chairman of the Southeast & Latin America at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Chairman of JPMorgan Chase Foundation;
  • Duncan L. Niederauer, Chief Executive Officer and Director at NYSE Euronext. (John Merrell accepted the award on behalf of Niederauer).

Watch the 2012 Visionary Awards fireside chat below.

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The 2013 Visionary Awards Dinner will be Tuesday, October 22 at The Pierre, New York.

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CEE Report – Summer 2012

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Three times a year the Council for Economic Education releases the CEE Report, highlighting our new and noteworthy events, programs and partnerships, including pilot programs and joint ventures with key supporters.

“We know that education is everything to our children’s future. We know that they will no longer just compete for good jobs with children from Indiana, but children from India and China and all over the world.”
-  President Barack Obama

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CEE Report – Winter 2012

download cee report wi12 CEE Report   Winter 2012Three times a year the Council for Economic Education releases the CEE Report, highlighting our new and noteworthy events, programs and partnerships, including pilot programs and joint ventures with key supporters.

“Early training in economics and financial literacy will go a long way towards the creation of a stable society in the future.”
- Henry Kaufman, President of Henry Kaufman & Company, and renowned economist and author

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CEE Presents McGraw-Hill Teaching Champions Awards

Long Island educators receive honor at 2011 Visionary Awards

NEW YORK, November 1 – The Council for Economic Education (CEE) honored KimMarie Lennon and Colleen Hoffman with the McGraw-Hill Teaching Champions Awards for excellence in the field of K-12 economics and personal finance. Lennon and Hoffman are elementary school teachers in Half Hollow Hills Central School District, Dix Hills, New York. Read more…

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