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 Dinner

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 and Economic Education Conference

The Council for Economic Education’s Annual Financial Literacy and 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.


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.

April Is Financial Literacy Month

During April, the Council for Economic Education focuses on promoting Financial Literacy for K–12 students through coordinated outreach and events at the national and state levels. CEE works with state affiliates across the country to organize and conduct policy events ranging from a luncheon at the state capital to a full day Financial Literacy Summit. These events bring together leaders in the education and policy fields to address the need for strong standards and course requirements as a basis for enhanced financial literacy for all students.

To learn more, please visit the Financial Literacy Month page.

Media Contact

Questions regarding Council for Economic Education should be directed to:

Sally Wood
Phone: 212-730-1065

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