Toll-Free: 866-60 NCCEE (62233) 
8380 Six Forks Road, Suite 102 / Raleigh NC 27615
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NCCEE: Promoting Economic and Financial Literacy Programs Since 1970

In 1970, the North Carolina Council on Economic Education (NCCEE) was founded with one goal in mind — to enhance and advance economic and financial education for K-12 educators and students of North Carolina.

Today, our non-profit organization provides financial literacy courses, workshops and programs, as well as economic education training to more than 1,500 North Carolina teachers a year. Through our economic education programs, we directly reach more than 15,000 students a year and indirectly reach another 100,000 via better prepared teachers. With support from private businesses and foundations, as well as through partnerships with state agencies, the NCCEE is a tremendous example of an effective public-private partnership.

What is Economic Literacy?

Essentially, economic literacy refers to a knowledge of economics and the skill sets associated with such knowledge that allow a person to make wise, informed financial decisions that will affect one's quality of life.

For more than 40 years, NCCEE has been committed to fostering personal financial literacy and economic education awareness in primary and secondary schools throughout North Carolina:

  • We work with the Council for Economic Education to develop and distribute unique field-tested materials for use in the classroom.
  • We provide professional development and NC financial literacy training through workshops, seminars and university-based courses for secondary and primary school teachers at no cost to teachers or schools.
  • We work through a network of university-based Centers for Economic Education and teacher ambassadors to provide workshops at the local level.
  • We sponsor statewide academic and standards-based competitions that foster interest in economics and financial literacy and enhance the learning experience.
  • We work with policymakers as advocates for economic education and financial literacy initiatives in the public schools.
  • We work with the NC Department of Public Instruction to distribute standards-based curriculum at no cost to teachers or schools.

To learn more about the North Carolina Council on Economic Education, feel free to contact us — we look forward to hearing from you!

NCCEE is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization working with K-12 teachers statewide to give our students a better understanding of economics and personal finance in preparation for their participation in a global economy. We are incorporated under the laws of the state of North Carolina, as contained in Chapter 55A of the General Statutes of North Carolina.

Anyone desiring to inspect our non-profit application or determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service may do so by contacting our office to schedule an appointment.

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