The Council for Economic Education (CEE), the leading organization in the United States that focuses on the economic and financial education of students from kindergarten through high school, invites you to exhibit in the 55th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference on October 5-8 in Phoenix, Arizona. It is the best way to connect and reach hundreds of K–12 and university educators in personal finance and economics from across the country.
Highlights from the 2015 Annual Conference
Check out the opportunities exhibitors had at the 2015 Conference in St. Petersburg
Arizona Council for Economic Education
The Arizona Council on Economic Education (ACEE) is a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to improving economic and personal financial literacy in Arizona. ACEE is the author of Arizona K-12 Economic Education Academic Standards and the only organization in Arizona which: provides teacher professional development in teaching personal finance and economics; has a strong, affiliated academic base with universities and community colleges; and distributes proven nonproprietary economic education curriculum resources to schools free of charge. ACEE trains approximately 1,500 teachers and reaches 200,000 students annually. It has served close to 1,000 schools across 104 cities in Arizona. The Arizona Council of Economic Education is an affiliate of the national Council for Economic Education.
Bank of America
Bank of America has partnered with Khan Academy to create BetterMoneyHabits.com, a new way to learn the “why” and the “how” behind personal finance and we believe our collaboration with Khan Academy will help you put that knowledge into practice more effectively than ever before. This website features videos on understanding credit, home buying and saving & budgeting.
Bedford, Freeman & Worth High School Publishers
At Bedford, Freeman and Worth, we’ve built our reputation on producing the highest quality materials for AP* courses, and we’re proud to offer resources for a range of high school courses. With BFW you’ll find what you need: classroom tools that work; extensive support for teachers; media that adds value; and support at any time. Our groundbreaking books and media are based on changes in education, in students, and in accepted best practices for the classroom.
BizKid$ is a national financial literacy and youth entrepreneurship initiative whose foundation is a national PBS television series. It has a robust website with lesson plans for upper elementary, middle school and high school (some in Spanish), national and state mapping for all lessons, business and budgeting tools for kids and video games where kids can learn while their having fun. BizKid$ has received national recognition for its outstanding content in all areas.
Budget Challenge / ProperLiving, LLC
Budget Challenge® recreates the experience of managing a typical household budget. This competition-style, web-based bill-pay simulation scores students while a â€˜learning by doing approach integrated with modern technology builds 21st Century skills.
Center for the Philosophy of Freedom – University of Arizona
The mission of the Freedom Center is to promote the understanding and appreciation of the ideals of freedom and responsibility along four dimensions: published research, undergraduate education, graduate education, and community outreach. The Centers also offers a high school dual enrollment course: “Ethics, Economy and Entrepreneurship” (Philosophy 101).
CentSai a play on the Japanese word sensei, or teacher, makes it easier with our financial wellness community. People can learn and teach about money issues through their personal stories. Millennials, educators and experts alike come to CentSai and find finance approachable and jargon-free. A typical day for Arindam and Doria includes being parents to three young girls, developing CentSai, eating healthy and watching a little cricket or Blacklist when there’s time. CentSai is being created from a home in Brooklyn, not inside a sterile skyscraper. There is a ton of personal finance information out there, yet financial literacy remains a huge problem in the United States.
Council for Economic Education
The Council for Economic Education (CEE) is the leading organization in the United States that focuses on the economic and financial education of students from kindergarten through high school—and we have been doing so for over 65 years. CEE delivers the fourth “R” – a real-world understanding of how to build fruitful lives – to America’s young people. Our goal is to reach and teach every child to create a more informed citizenry capable of making better decisions as savers, investors, borrowers, voters, and participants in the global economy. We do this by educating the educators: providing the curriculum tools, the pedagogical support, and the community of peers that instruct, inspire, and guide.
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is the 12th District of the Federal Reserve System, the central bank of the United States. The Fed was created by Congress to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system. The 12 Reserve Banks across the country, and their branches, conduct much of the Federal Reserve System’s day-to-day operations.
Florida State University
Economic Education at Florida State University
Foundation for Teaching Economics
The mission of the FTE is to introduce young individuals, selected for their leadership potential, to an economic way of thinking about national and international issues, and to promote excellence in economic education by helping teachers of economics become more effective educators.
Grand Canyon University
Our curriculum is designed to prepare you with the skills and knowledge demanded in the contemporary job market. You are challenged to develop these tools and to push your intellectual limits in order to thrive in your career. In addition, our curriculum fosters personal discovery to help you realize within yourself the elements of compassion and accountability.
Inceptia’s mission is very simple: to support schools as they arm students with the knowledge needed to become financially responsible adult citizens. Moving boldly into the future without accumulating the burden of debt and default.
Marginal Revolution University
Marginal Revolution University is an online library of more than 800 free economics educations videos used by teachers and students worldwide.
MobLab is an educational technology startup focused on bringing interactive markets and games to economics, management and the social sciences in general, both in and out of classrooms. MobLab offers a suite of interactive games and surveys, from its cloud service, covering a wide range of social and economic topics. Students can participate using Android and iOS mobile devices as well as laptops from anywhere at anytime. Learning becomes immersive. Instructors can conveniently configure, run, monitor and analyze game activity all from the instructor console. Teaching becomes engaging and data driven.
National Academy Foundation
NAF’s educational design ignites students’ passion for learning and gives businesses the opportunity to shape America’s future workforce by transforming the learning environment to include STEM infused industry-specific curricula and work-based learning experiences, including internships. Since 1982, NAF has been partnering with existing high schools in high-need communities to enhance school systems at a low cost by implementing NAF academies – small learning communities within traditional high schools.
National Credit Union Administration
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the United States, NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 103 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. At MyCreditUnion.gov and Pocket Cents, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.
National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)
The National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFEÂ®) is a nonprofit, noncommercial organization dedicated to inspiring empowered financial decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life.
Next Gen Personal Finance
Founded in 2014, Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) is a nonprofit team of educators and entrepreneurs dedicated to the belief that all students deserve access to a free, high-quality personal finance education to make them financially capable.
NGPF offers a fully customizable curriculum of over 65 lessons, organized into 11 units that high school and college teachers can use to teach anything from a single class period to a full year course. We are equally devoted to the professional development of our teacher community, by providing webinars, an online PLC, podcasts, and a Summer Institute, among other initiatives.
The SIFMA Foundation is dedicated to fostering knowledge and understanding of the financial markets for individuals of all backgrounds, with a focus on youth. Drawing on the support and expertise of the financial industry, the SIFMA Foundation provides financial education programs and tools that strengthen economic opportunities across communities and increase individuals access to the benefits of the global marketplace.
Stock-Trak is the leading provider of educational stock market simulations used by high schools and universities. Our HowTheMarketWorks.com is a FREE site that allows teachers to create their own customized stock contest.
Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona
The Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona combines research and educational outreach to improve financial literacy and help consumers make informed financial choices.
Thomas R. Brown Foundation
The Thomas R. Brown Foundation provides Arizona standards-based professional development to K-12 teachers in economics education. We also underwrite the University Of Arizona Office Of Economic Education, which provides educational outreach programs in southern Arizona and intensive summer institute workshops in micro and macroeconomics.
Transatlantic Outreach Program
TOP is a public / private partnership that promotes education about Germany, fosters intercultural dialogue, and provides the opportunity for North American social studies and STEM educators to experience Germany.
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,600 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 36 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 268,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 27 on Fortune’s 2016 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.
Educational Not for Profit
“Financial Literacy College and Workforce Readiness”
Young Investors Society
Young Investors Society (YIS) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that provides leadership and investment management experience for high school aged youth. Its programs are taught by some of the best investors and university professors in the industry. YIS gives high school students a unique opportunity to learn fundamental, long-term investing in an exciting and interactive way. The Young Investors Society is proud to offer a unique array of programs to build the next generation of investors.