CEE Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference

Helping Teachers to Transform Students’ Lives

September 29 to October 1, 2022

The Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles in Chantilly, VA

A highlight of the back-to-school season, the Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference provides unique professional development workshops for K–12 educators who include economics and personal finance in their classes.

With an expected 500 attendees, our conference directly affects the learning experience of tens of thousands of students each year. 

A portion of sessions will also be available on demand.

Content for Teachers to Level Up Their Lessons

CEE’s Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference offers

  • 50+ engaging and topical educator sessions with related class activities and lesson plans
  • Inspiring remarks from thought leaders in education and other relevant sectors
  • Roundtable discussions to network and learn from and exchange ideas with peers
  • Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits to teachers who participate

Exclusive Content and Interactive Learning

Taught by respected educators and subject-matter experts, the conference workshops provide creative and engaging ways to teach fundamentals of economics and personal finance, stay abreast of new technologies, and infuse lessons on history, reading, social studies, and

Sample Courses

The Council for Economic Education designed its Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference to be a fun way to advance the professional development of teachers so they feel confident and knowledgeable in their essential work.

  • The Great Migration: Using Art and Economics to Teach U.S. History
  • Developing Critical Consumers, Not Pliant Customers
  • Kiddynomics
  • Funny, Thoughtful, and Diverse: Using New Picture Books to Teach Economics
  • 4 Techniques to Make Your Teaching Stick!
  • Empowering Student Voices to Advance Financial Literacy in our Communities
  • From the SNAP to the BLIP: Econ Avengers Endgame
  • Feminist Financial Literacy Through Hip-Hop Pedagogy
  • Myth Busters: The National Debt
  • The Economics of College Sports
  • Using State Parks to Teach State History and Economics
  • Once Upon a Dime with Little Red Riding Hood