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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 3rd 2021, CEE will be offering a very special live stream event with four past and present Federal Reserve Bank Presidents sharing their perspectives on the economy.  Register today!

In June 2020, Loretta J. Mester, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland presented her economic outlook and the Federal Reserve’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the full stream here.

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