Latest Happenings at NCCEE

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Teachers Went Back to School this Summer.

September 1, 2020

375 teachers are now more prepared to teach effectively and virtually this school year thanks to NCCEE’s summer professional development. Prior to the EPF summer institutes, 61% of teachers reported feeling unprepared to teach the new Economics and Personal Finance course. After the institutes, 91% of the teachers reported feeling confident to teach the new […]

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Professional Development was a Virtual Success!

August 28, 2020

During the spring and early summer months, 162 teachers completed the Virtual EPF Preview professional development offered by NCCEE. The course was offered to give teachers a preview of the newly required Economics and Personal Finance Course. The course was offered in Google Classroom and teachers who completed the course received a certificate for 10 […]

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Connor Markwell’s long-term investment plan catapults him to first in the nation!

August 14, 2020

August 14, 2020 Contact: Sandy Wheat swheat@nccee.org   Chapel Hill Middle Schooler’s Award-Winning Financial Plan Wows Wall Street, Sweeps SIFMA Foundation’s National InvestWrite® Competition Connor Markwell’s long-term investment plan catapults him to first in the nation  Raleigh, NC, August 14, 2020 – Connor Markwell just made history. The diligent eighth-grader defied the challenges of distance […]

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Personal Finance Challenge State Champions Announced!

April 7, 2020

The top eight teams from high schools across North Carolina competed in the final round of the NCCEE’s Personal Finance Challenge State Championship. 2020 proved to be a challenging year but educators and students across the board remained committed to finishing what they started with gusto! Although the landscape changed from the previous format of […]

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Economics Challenge State Champions Announced!

April 7, 2020

The top eight teams from high schools across North Carolina competed in the final round of the NCCEE’s Economics Challenge State Championship. 2020 proved to be a challenging year but educators and students across the board remained committed to finishing what they started with gusto!  Although the landscape changed from the previous format of a […]

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IMPORTANT UPDATES REGARDING SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARDS REVISIONS

February 28, 2020

The memo below from Dr. David Stegall, Deputy Superintendent of Innovation, is intended to answer some recent questions related to the revision process of the K12 Social Studies Standards, inclusive of the new Founding Principles of the United States of America and North Carolina: Civic Literacy (FPUSANCCL) and Economics and Personal Finance (EPF) required courses. Social […]

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Campbell University Business Students Learn the Ups and Downs of Investing in Real Time through Simulation!

December 12, 2019

NCCEE and Campbell University Lundy-Fetterman School of Business team up to engage students in the world of economics, investing and personal finance that will help prepare them for a financially independent future! The SIFMA Foundation’s Stock Market Game™ (SMG) brings to life saving and investing through an online simulation of the global markets in stocks, […]

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Economics for Educators week provides insight to K-12 teachers.

August 12, 2019

This week, Campbell Business set up shop at the Raleigh campus to host its second annual Economics for Educators summer program. Grounded in research-based instructional practices, the free, hands-on professional development program is designed to equip K-12 teachers with the knowledge and pedagogical best practices needed to effectively teach economics in an empowering way. Read […]

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Economics for Educators Professional Development Kicks Off Today!

August 5, 2019

The Lundy-Fetterman School of Business will host the second free summer Economics Institute for Educators on Aug. 5-9. The event is open to current kindergarten-through-12th grade, in-service and pre-service teachers in greater Harnett, Wake and surrounding counties. Read full article here.

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Meet our Newest Program…Invest in Girls!

August 1, 2019

NEW YORK and BOSTON (July 31, 2019) — Girls, who too-often struggle with personal finance and are wary of financial careers, will be getting a needed boost in their classrooms nationwide, thanks to a merger of two nonprofit financial education organizations: the Council for Economic Education (CEE) and Invest in Girls (IIG). Read full article here.

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