Latest Happenings at NCCEE

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NCCEE PRESENTED 2021 EPF SUMMER INSTITUTES | 40 HOURS OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR NORTH CAROLINA TEACHERS

September 27, 2021

53,469 North Carolina students will be impacted as a result of the summer Economics and Personal Finance Institutes, subsequently of this Professional Development 93% of attendees plan to invest more for retirement or are already well invested and 99% of attendees plan to pay down unsecured debt or do not have unsecured debt. Read the […]

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FOLLOW THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD TO JOBS, TRADE & WEALTH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WAS PRESENTED BY NCCEE.

September 27, 2021

Promoting Financial Equity – 78% of Teachers who attended serve in schools with low to moderate-income populations. 36 teachers completed the full-day professional development. Read the full report here.

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TEACHING ECONOMICS USING CHILDREN’S LITERATURE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WAS A SUCCESS!

September 27, 2021

35 teachers completed the full day of professional development. As a result of this Professional Development, 77% of attendees plan to invest more for retirement and 86% of attendees plan to pay down unsecured debt. Read the full report here.

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Kaitlyn Ferguson Wins SIFMA Foundation’s Spring 2021 National InvestWrite® Competition

August 26, 2021

New York, NY, August 26, 2021 – We could all learn something from 15-year-old Kaitlyn Ferguson. The extraordinary 8th-grader from Chapel Hill, North Carolina has charted her life goals and developed an investment strategy to fund them. Moreover, Ferguson developed her plan in the months that a pandemic created unprecedented challenges for her family and […]

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Cameron Turner Wins SIFMA Foundation’s Spring 2021 National InvestWrite® Competition

August 26, 2021

New York, NY, August 26, 2021 – We could all learn something from 11-year-old Cameron Turner. The extraordinary 5th-grader from Cape Carteret, North Carolina has charted her life goals and developed an investment strategy to fund them. Moreover, Turner developed her plan in the months that a pandemic created unprecedented challenges for her family and […]

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NCCEE was back in person!

July 20, 2021

NCCEE, in partnership with Fayetteville State University’s Broadwell College of Business and Economics, facilitated a full day of professional development for 19 teachers. Entrepreneurship, Side Hustles & Influencers was well-received by the teachers who were thrilled to be back in person. View the full report here.

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NC Personal Finance Champions Advance as Finalists in the National Personal Finance Challenge 

June 2, 2021

  Press Release  June 2, 2020 Contact: Sandy Wheat swheat@nccee.org NC Personal Finance Champions Advance as Finalists in the National Personal Finance Challenge  Charlotte’s Ardrey Kell High School Students are National Finalists From Budgeting to retirement planning, a team of students from Ardrey Kell High School in the Charlotte/Mecklenburg school system has demonstrated their knowledge […]

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The Personal Finance Challenge Comes to a Close!

May 17, 2021

The top five teams from high schools across North Carolina competed in the final round of the NCCEE’s Personal Finance Challenge State Championship. 2021 proved to be a challenging year but educators and students across the board remained committed to their students maintaining and excelling in their financial learning! The landscape changed from the previous […]

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SIFMA Foundation’s InvestWrite Winners Announced!

May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021 Sandy Wheat, 919-791-1995, swheat@ncce.org The Fall 2020 InvestWrite competition challenged students to write an essay about how they have adapted to change at some point in their lives, how a publicly-traded company has adapted to change, and how that company’s stock could be combined with other stocks, bonds, or mutual funds to […]

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The Stock Market Game™ Winners are Announced!

May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021 Sandy Wheat, 919-791-1995, swheat@ncce.org  Congratulations to all Stock Market Game™ students and teachers during the 2020-2021 school year! It is with great distinction that we announce the state champions and regional winning teams. The Stock Market Game™ (SMG( was made possible by generous funding from our program partners at Ally and the […]

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