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Learning Together: 2023 Educator Conference

CEE’s 62nd Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference attracted hundreds of educators from across the nation who are passionate about integrating financial literacy and economics into their classrooms. Attendees found themselves surrounded by like-minded teachers who share their dedication to offering their students the best of the best. It was a huge success!! 

This year’s workshops, taught by respected educators and subject matter-experts, provided teachers with creative and engaging ways to teach the fundamentals of economics and personal finance and stay abreast of new teaching technologies. This year, we offered workshops on topics such as: 

  • Inviting AI Into Your Econ & Personal Finance Classroom 
  • Black History and EPF: An Imperative Alliance 
  • Monetary Policy — The Past, The Present, The Future, and Easy to Understand! 
  • TikTok Stocks: Insider Teaching Activities 

With over 29 exhibitors, teachers were able to bring back a host of new materials and resources to their classroom. Our agenda also offered collaborative roundtable discussions and time for networking, so teachers could get to know others in their field of work. 

One of the highlights of the conference was the keynote presentation by Brandon Copeland, a 10-year NFL veteran, speaker, educator, and advocate. Copeland’s inspiring words resonated with the audience, emphasizing the importance of financial literacy and education in shaping the future of our youth. 

The CEE’s mission to equip K-12 students with the tools and knowledge of personal finance and economics came to life during this remarkable two-day event. Teachers raved about the lessons and were excitedly sharing how they would incorporate these new ideas into their classrooms.  

After the conference, one teacher from Michigan shared: 

“This may be the best conference I’ve ever attended! The sessions were so informational and full of engaging and exciting econ lessons that I can use immediately in my classes! I will be forever thankful!” 

Hear from some more of our teacher attendees:

The 2024 Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference will be held in Cleveland Ohio September 27-28. We can’t wait for next year! 

Thank you to our 2023 sponsors!

About the Council for Economic Education

The Council for Economic Education’s (CEE’s) mission is to equip K–12 students with the tools and knowledge of personal finance and economics so that they can make better decisions for themselves, their families, and their communities, and learn to successfully navigate in our ever-changing economy. We carry out our mission in three ways.  We advocate to require financial and economic education in every state. We provide training, tools and resources – online and live through over 180 affiliates nationwide – to more than 40,000 teachers annually who in turn bring the highest quality economics and personal finance instruction to over 4 million students. We deepen knowledge and introduce high school students to critical career capabilities through our national competitions and Invest in Girls program.

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