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Congratulations to the winners of CEE’s student video contest, “What Should the Next President Do to Improve the Economy?”

Coming in with almost fifteen hundred votes, the winner of the Viewers’ Choice award is [drum roll]… Improving the Economy One School Supply at a Time, submitted by  Ms. Keishauna Banks from Deer Park Elementary School.   For the Economists’ Choice award we have a tie! The two winners are: Dear Mr. President, submitted by […]

POSTED: October 13, 2016 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , ,

2016 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champions

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 4th annual Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Awards, honoring three outstanding NYC metropolitan area teachers for excellence in economic education.  Demonstrating innovative teaching methods, lesson plans and learning strategies, these teachers are raising the bar for economic education, and will receive the Sloan Award at our annual […]

POSTED: October 13, 2016 | BY: April Somboun | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

2016 John Morton Excellence in Teaching of Economics Award

  The Council for Economic Education is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 John Morton Excellence in Teaching of Economics Award, honoring three outstanding teachers for excellence in economic education. Demonstrating teaching concepts that improve and stimulate economic understanding in and out of their classroom, these teachers are raising the bar for K-12 […]

POSTED: October 5, 2016 | BY: April Somboun | TAGS: , , , , , , ,

The Students Have Spoken: Vote for Your Favorite Economic Advice!

We asked students nationwide, “What economic advice would they give the next U.S. president?” and we received hundreds of creative and fun video entries. The topics ranged from increasing human capital, helping the homeless, cutting the military budget, free college tuition and more! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE VIDEOS! Voting period ends October 7 at 11:59 […]

POSTED: October 3, 2016 | BY: April Somboun | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Gina Boyd Awarded the 2016 John Morton Excellence in Teaching Award

Gina Boyd, a teacher at Mayflower Mill Elementary School, has been awarded the 2016 John Morton Excellence in Teaching Award. 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 […]

POSTED: September 29, 2016 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

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