Visionary Awards

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

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“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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CEE Report – Fall 2011

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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’ve learned a lot about what works…Let’s focus on the thing that actually matters the most, which is the teacher.”
- Melinda Gates (Talking about the Gates Foundation investment in “Making Teachers More Effective”)

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2009 Visionary Awards Spotlight: Ken Mengani

Watch the video of Kenneth Mengani’s acceptance speech at the 2009 Visionary Awards.

Kenneth Mengani is an economics teacher at the World Journalism Preparatory School in Flushing, NY. The McGraw-Hill Teaching Champion Award honors a teacher of excellence in the field of K-12 economics and personal finance. Presented by Joseph Peri, Acting President and CEO of the CEE.

POSTED: March 25, 2010 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , ,

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