The Council for Economic Education (CEE) hosts several signature events each year, highlighting outstanding educators, students, industry leaders and visibility for our mission. Below, is a list of key events.

Visionary Awards Benefit

The Council for Economic Education holds its annual Visionary Awards Benefit Dinner to honor leaders who believe that economic education and financial literacy for all children promote a better-informed society.

To learn more, please visit the Visionary Awards page.

Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference

The Council for Economic Education’s Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference is an annual gathering, bringing together K-12 teachers, college and university professors and Federal Reserve partners to share and exchange ideas and information to further enhance their classroom experience.

To learn more, please visit the annual Conference page.

Economists on the Economy

Each year, the Council for Economic Education offers talks by renowned economists on the current state of the U.S. economy. On February 3, 2021, we were fortunate to hear four current and past Federal Reserve Presidents share their perspectives on the economy. Watch the full stream here.

BOOK TALK – On February 18th, 2021 CEE will be offering a special live stream event with Dr. Benjamin M. Friedman, William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University. Dr. Friedman will discuss his latest book Religion and the Rise of Capitalism.  Register today!

National Economics Challenge

The National Economics Challenge is the only national competition of its kind. It enables high school students to apply their knowledge of economics in a fun, challenging, and rewarding contest. More than 10,000 high school students from across the United States compete for a chance to make it to New York City (all-expenses paid), over $20,000 in scholarships, and to be crowned the national champions.

To learn more, please visit the National Economics Challenge page.

National Personal Finance Challenge

The National Personal Finance Challenge is a competition that provides middle and high school students with an exciting and motivating opportunity to build, apply, and demonstrate their knowledge of money management. Through written exams and a personal finance simulation, teams showcase their expertise in earning income, buying goods and services, saving, using credit, investing, as well as protecting and insuring.

To learn more, please visit the National Personal Finance Challenge page.

Media Contact

Questions regarding Council for Economic Education should be directed to:

Sally Wood
Phone: 212-730-1065