Summer 2019 CEE Report

Download the Summer 2019 CEE Report! In this issue: 2019 Visionary Awards Note from Nan 58th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference More states pass financial literacy requirements Update on Invest in Girls CEE welcomes new board members Events and programs updates National Economics Challenge and National Personal Finance Challenge

POSTED: July 17, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

Recap: 2019 National Economics Challenge

The top 134 students out of a total of 10,000 contestants from high schools across the USA and China descended upon New York City to compete in the final rounds of Council for Economic Education’s 19th Annual National Economics Challenge (NEC). Through written exams, a Critical Thinking Round based on persuasive presentations, and head-to-head Quiz […]

POSTED: July 3, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

Recap: 2019 National Personal Finance Challenge

On Friday, May 10, 84 high school students out of a total of 18,000 participants nation-wide, each representing their home state, met at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to compete in the final rounds of the Council for Economic Education’s 2019 National Personal Finance Challenge. Each team had two hours to devise a financial plan for […]

POSTED: July 2, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

Nan J. Morrison guests on Jill on Money podcast

CEE President and CEO Nan J. Morrison was a featured guest on Jill Schlesinger’s Jill on Money podcast, discussing the benefits of introducing K-12 students to personal finance, her best and worst financial decisions, how to “pay yourself first”, and more! Listen here: Jill Schlessinger is a Business Analyst for CBS News and the author […]

POSTED: May 6, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

Op-ed by Nan J. Morrison, our CEO, published on CNBC along with interview on The Exchange

An op-ed by Nan J. Morrison, President and CEO of the Council for Economic Education (CEE), discussing how the vocabulary of finance is a critical tool for economic mobility was published on You can read it here. Concurrent with the op-ed’s publication, CNBC aired an interview with Morrison on The Exchange with host Brian Sullivan. […]

POSTED: April 23, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

Semi-finalists announced for the 2019 National Economic Challenge

UPDATE: The 2019 National Finalists have been announced!   The following teams, numbering over 260 students from across the US, will be contending locally in the National Semi-Finals of the National Economics Challenge, the only competition of its kind that tests knowledge of economic principles and the ability to apply them to real-world events. These semi-finalist teams, […]

POSTED: April 19, 2019 | BY: Alan Yaspan

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