These sixteen teams had the highest scores in the semi-final rounds of the Adam Smith and David Ricardo Divisions and will be participating in the Finals in New York City on May 19 – 21. The top two teams from each division will go head-to-head for the title of National Champion. Check out our Facebook page for photos of each team.
You will want to watch this on Monday! Below is the line-up with our media partner, CNBC:
Congratulations to the finalists and thank you to all the teams who participated this year! Make sure to “follow” us on Twitter and “like” us on Facebook to see what the teams are up to in New York City!
We’re proud to announce that Wells Fargo is the presenting sponsor of CEE’s 56th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference, which is taking place in Brooklyn, NY, from October 6th-7th. Thanks to Wells Fargo’s support, CEE will be able to provide K-12 educators from throughout the country with outstanding conference sessions and workshops, networking opportunities, and an impressive roster of guest speakers.
Wells Fargo strives to create a world in which all individuals are financially capable and have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make informed financial decisions. This commitment to promoting financial capability and helping people succeed financially is clear and demonstrated through the free, financial education program: Hands on Banking®. Hands on Banking provides relevant and engaging resources for both individual and classroom learning, all of which are available for free in English and Spanish.
Thank you, Wells Fargo, for making our educator conference possible and for continuing to support our mission to improve financial education!
The award recognizes Boyd for her outstanding work in teaching economics and financial literacy to her students. It also recognizes her efforts in organizing after-school workshops for other teachers so they could learn how to incorporate economics into their own course work. With her work in and out of the classroom, Gina Boyd has demonstrated her commitment to raising the bar for economics and financial literacy education. She will receive her well-deserved reward at the Financial Literacy and Economic Education conference on Oct. 7 in Phoenix.
Through lessons that follow the Common Core Learning Standards, students from Pre-K through high school learn the 3 R’s. In addition, for the past three years, they have been getting a dose of economics and financial literacy through the Council for Economic Education‘s Financial Fitness for Life program.
CEE’s Douglas Young talks about the importance of teaching these kids economics and personal finance. Read the full article here.
NEW YORK, NY September 3, 2014 – This month, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) is delighted to announce the winners of the 2nd annual Alfred P. Sloan Teaching Champion Awards, honoring three outstanding economics educators in the New York metropolitan area. Demonstrating innovative teaching methods, lesson plans and learning strategies, these teachers are raising the bar for economic education in the New York metropolitan area, and will receive the Sloan Award at CEE’s annual Visionary Awards gala on October 30. Read more…