Latest Happenings at NCCEE

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Congrats to the Stock Market Game Winners at North Henderson High School!

April 16, 2024

This year NC schools have had a great time participating in the Stock Market Game-in which students invest a hypothetical $100,000 in a real-time portfolio, competing against their peers across the state. This competition helps students to utilize technology to improve math scores and learn economic, financial, and business concepts all while building 21st century […]

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Another Successful Year of Invest in Girls

April 12, 2024

The Invest in Girls program had another fantastic year and wrapped up last Friday with a site visit at Fidelity Investments’ corporate office in Durham, NC. Invest in Girls is a CEE program that partners with high schools and financial institutions across the nation. Over this year, volunteers from Fidelity Investments came to five schools […]

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NCCEE’s Executive Director Worked with the Office of Governor Cooper to Insure that April was Declared Financial Literacy Month.

April 2, 2024

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Getting Families to Talk Finance All Across NC!

March 27, 2024

It’s been a successful couple of weeks of Family Financial Fun Nights at both North Hills Elementary School and Monticello-Brown Summit Elementary School! There were a total of 120 students and family members in attendance. At North Hills Elementary, activities were offered for K-2 students and their families, while over at Monticello-Brown Summit, activities ranged […]

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Family Financial Fun Night Came to Creech Road Elementary School

February 23, 2024

Family Financial Fun Night at Creech Road Elementary was a huge success! There was a turnout of 198 students and family members, and we had so much fun offering hands-on activities for grades K-5.  One station, called “Savings Fun”,  offered activities where students learned about and set savings goals. For example, students illustrated a gift […]

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Using Competitions to Teach Economics and Personal Finance

February 5, 2024

Last Friday’s workshop “Using Competitions to Teach Economics and Personal Finance” was a success! 18 high school teachers attended and got signed up to have their students participate in the Stock Market Game. Participants also learned how to get started with the Economics Challenge and the Personal Finance Challenge. 5 teachers signed up for both […]

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Another Great Family Financial Fun Night at Kernersville Elementary School!

January 29, 2024

We had a blast at Kernersville Elementary School on “Family Math and STEM Night” offering hands-on financial literacy activities for grades K-5. 50 people attended and walked through a variety of stations with fun activities. One activity was “Planning for a Pet”, where students allocated 15 “beans” or dollars to obtain supplies needed for their […]

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NCCEE Partners with SchermCo Foundation for Family Finance Night!

January 16, 2024

Last week, NCCEE partnered with the SchermCo Foundation to host “Family Finance Night” at University Park Creative Arts School in Charlotte. While parents received some fantastic personal finance information from Common Wealth Charlotte, we hosted fun financial literacy activities for the kids. One activity had children imagine a present they would like to give to […]

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NCCEE partners with Campbell University and Cross Creek High School in Fayetteville

December 22, 2023

Read more about the Economics and Personal Finance (EPF) workshop for Cross Creek High School hosted in partnership by NCCEE and Campbell University.

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Best Practices from an EPF Teacher: More Resources for Educators!

December 15, 2023

Twenty high school teachers attended “Best Practices from an EPF Classroom Teacher” to strengthen their class by gathering more resources and building better lesson plans. The attendants went into depth with two of our rock star Master Teachers, Gretchyn Bedard and Mary Kathryn Hurst on subjects like creative ways to teach about macro and microeconomics. […]

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