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
Center for the Philosophy of Freedom – University of Arizona
National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)
Bedford, Freeman & Worth (BFW) Publishers
Bedford, Freeman & Worth (BFW) Publishers offers the highest quality print and electronic educational materials for select high school courses. With a focus on AP* Economics, History, and Psychology and general level Psychology and Economics, BFW offers tools that work and support teachers’ needs, for today and tomorrow.
BizKid$ is a national financial literacy and entrepreneurship initiative for kids. The foundation of this program is a national television series that air on PBS and in syndication around the United States.The website (bizkids.com) is resource rich with companion lesson plans, teacher guides, mapping to national and state standards, engaging video games and many materials for young entrepreneurs and volunteers that want to take financial literacy education into their communities.
Inspiring Children to Become the Architects of Their Futures
BizWorld.org provides engaging, hands-on entrepreneurship programs for elementary and middle school students across the nation and around the globe that promote financial responsibility, leadership and teamwork skills.
Budget Challenge / Proper Living, LLC
Budget Challenge® recreates the experience of managing a typical household budget. This competition-style, web-based bill-pay simulation scores students while a ‘learning by doing’ approach integrated with modern technology builds 21st Century skills.
Our program effectively teaches practical personal finance behaviors, knowledge and skill. The real-time simulation exposes students to the concept of receiving a paycheck, paying bills and maximizing savings within a typical household budget. We also provide a wide array of the traditional standards-aligned quizzing material. Teachers report their students gain a deeper understanding of the standard financial concepts and that it really brings the material to life.
Bulls & Bears
Bulls & Bears is a gamified course teaching basics of economics and finance in an easy and practical way. It is aimed at beginners as well as students with some background in the field. Students watch instructional videos, answer questions, and apply the skills learned to real-life investment and personal decisions. Bulls & Bears is especially well suited for educators and can be used in a variety of ways to enhance classroom teaching.
The 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 they have been doing so for over 65 years. They do this by educating the educators: providing the curriculum tools, the pedagogical support, and the community of peers that instruct, inspire, and guide. All resources and programs are developed by educators and delivered by CEE’s national network of over 240 affiliates across the country and online.
Educational Classroom Systems, LLC
Educational Classroom Systems is introducing debt/credit card system for the classroom. The ETM Machine and Ecard System is an innovative tool that can be used for rewarding behavior or teaching financial literacy skills. Students will love to learn to earn using real world practices!
For over 60 years, EMC Publishing has been developing K-12 programs and learning solutions that connect students and teachers. We invite you to review our Economics: New Ways of Thinking SECOND EDITION textbook program! Students learn basic economic principles through powerful real-world examples! Ask about Personal Finance: A Lifetime Responsibility, the program that will help your students develop money habits and understand key financial issues.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is dedicated to enhancing the economic and financial literacy of youth across the southeastern United States with effective educational programs and resources for educators and students in grades 6 through 12. The Atlanta Fed’s workshops, onsite tours, classroom curricula, and other tools provide both teachers and students applicable classroom knowledge about the Federal Reserve System and related concepts of economics and personal finance.
Florida Council on Economic Education
The mission of the Florida Council on Economic Education is to prepare Florida’s young people for personal and financial success through educational programs in economics, the free enterprise system and personal financial literacy so that they become productive members of the workforce, responsible consumers and wise investors.
The FCEE supports five Centers for Economic Education that train k-12 teachers in economics, entrepreneurship, personal finance and the free enterprise system. Once trained, a teacher is able to integrate economics and personal finance lessons into his or her classroom for years, thus helping to make thousands of students economically and financially literate.
As an industry leader and innovator, Inceptia is focused on empowering students through financial capability. To deliver on that promise, Inceptia is pleased to offer the new and improved online financial education curriculum, Financial Avenue. Created by financial literacy and behavioral psychology experts, the enhanced Financial Avenue program builds upon our proven track record of success while incorporating fresh design and curriculum to deliver compelling content.
National Endowment for Financial Education
NEFE’s High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP) is a free turnkey financial literacy program specifically focused on basic personal finance skills that are relevant to teens in grades 8 – 12. The student-centered, performance-based program includes over 30 hours of instructional materials. All resources are noncommercial, unbiased, and are available at no cost including student workbooks, instructor lessons, and website resources.
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
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 nearly 100 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.
Next Gen Personal Finance
Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) is a non-profit organization that believes all young people deserve a free, quality education to develop their financial capability. We provide the following FREE content to educators:
- Over 70+ lessons with lesson plans, assessments and student activity guides.
- Activity Bank with over 80 engaging interactive exercises.
- NGPF Blog updated daily, with case studies, questions of the day and creative ways to incorporate current events into your classroom.
Stavros Center for Economic Education at FSU
We will promote our professional development course Common Sense Economics for Life and associated teaching curriculum.
Wall Street Preparatory Academy
The Wall Street Preparatory Academy, founded by Keith Kline, offers a wide range of financial teaching and training courses to students in order to prepare them for a career on Wall Street. Keith has been a Professional Derivatives Trader for 25 years, working for Susquehanna Investment Group, a large commodity hedge fund in new York, and now managing his own money. The Wall Street Preparatory Academy believes it is imperative for students to understand how the market behaves in real life. The virtual game, called Arbitrage, is being designed to be the most realistic Stock Market Simulation game currently available to students and teachers. Also, the ‘Trading Apprenticeship Program’ that we offer provides students hands-on experience with supervised real life trading. All of our courses and lessons come directly from the material that Keith used, for years, to teach newly hired trading assistants. We also have several other services available, including the following; In-class Instructional Seminars, Guest Lecturing, Digital and Online Courses, Summer Camps, Corporate Training/Professional Development, After School Enrichment programs and Finance Club Seminars. Our offerings our flexible and we can tailor our educational programs to fit your individual schools curricula needs.
Wells Fargo Hands on Banking
The Hands on Banking program provides the essentials of financial education, real-world skills, and knowledge every student can use. The Hands on Banking online financial courses include free instructor guides with classroom lessons and activities that will help you guide students through real-life scenarios, group discussions, and other activities designed to teach valuable money management skills and help them take control of their finances.
Stock-Trak is the leading provider of virtual trading applications and educational Stock Market Games websites. Last year, over 20,000 teachers and professors and their 500,000 students used one of our customizable stock market game websites like www.StockTrak.com,www.HowTheMarketWorks.com and others.
Working in Support of Education
Working in Support of Education (w!se) is a leading New York City based educational not for profit, dedicated to supporting financial and economic education in high schools nationally. w!se offers programs that are designed to help students graduate with the knowledge and skills needed to lead a life of financial and economic well-being.
Publisher of Economic Episodes in American History textbook.