The Council for Economic Education recognizes excellence in economic education by honoring three outstanding educators from the New York Metropolitan area with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Award.
This award promotes economic education at the K–12 level by recognizing and honoring teachers who effectively deliver this important content in and out of their classrooms and achieve results.
The entries must be submitted electronically by 11:59pm ET on July 4, 2014.
Materials to submit:
- Answers to all online questions
- Two lessons
- Three letters of recommendation
Applicants must teach in one of the twelve New York State counties (New York, Kings, Bronx, Richmond, Queens, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange and Dutchess), eight New Jersey counties (Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Union, Morris, Monmouth), or the two Connecticut counties (Fairfield and New Haven).
This award is open to teachers of all subjects, not just teachers of economics. Applicants must demonstrate how they integrate economics into their teaching. Teachers will not have had to participate in previous CEE training to be eligible. All K–12 certified teachers from public, private or parochial schools may enter, and you must have taught in the classroom during the 2013–2014 school year.
Awardees Will Receive:
- A cash award of $5,000.
- A cash award for their school of $2,500 to support economic and financial education.
- Recognition at CEE’s Visionary Awards in NYC on October 30, 2014.
- A scholarship to attend the 53rd Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference in Dallas, TX, October 8–11, 2014.
For more information, including selection criteria and entry requirements, and to enter, please visit the website and complete the online form.