The Massachusetts Council, a CEE Program

Enabling and inspiring young people to shape the world around them through financial and economic education

What is the Massachusetts Council?

The Massachusetts Council is the local chapter of the Council for Economic Education. We offer CEE programs that are tailored to the needs of Massachusetts teachers of personal finance and economics.

Through the Massachusetts Council, teachers can find standards-based curriculum, resources, and professional development designed to build educator and student knowledge, materials to support student participation in state and national competitions, and the opportunity to make regional connections.

We focus on:

  • Providing high-quality, topical classroom resources for teachers 
  • Offering professional development programs that build teachers’ skills and confidence, and supports their MA PDP continuing education credit requirements 
  • Increasing the number of Massachusetts students participating in CEE’s National Economics Challenge and National Personal Finance Challenge
  • Advocating for Massachusetts state requirements for K–12 financial literacy 
  • Connecting like-minded teachers and fostering a supportive and helpful community

Certified by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) to provide professional development (MA PDPs), we proudly offer free professional development opportunities and engaging educator events tailored to the needs of teachers of personal finance and economics across the great state of Massachusetts so they can best serve their local school districts.

Are you a Massachusetts teacher?

Find news and information about our upcoming programs on Facebook and Twitter.

You can also explore CEE’s educator website, EconEdLink, the premier source of online economic and personal finance materials for K–12 teachers and their students. Explore hundreds of free online lessons, videos, and classroom interactives, easily searchable by concept, standard, grade level, and subject. On EconEdLink, you can register for upcoming webinars or browse the archive of in-demand instructional videos.

To learn more about Massachusetts state-wide Learning Standards, including student work exemplars, quick reference guides, and definitions of terms, visit Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks Standards Navigator.

Massachusetts Council Advisory Board

Stewart Dew
Vice President Finance Manager, HarborOne Bank

Kevin Gotchet 
Senior Director of Programs, Council for Economic Education 

Moonsu Han
Economics Professor, North Shore Community College

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