Latest Happenings at NCCEE

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NCCEE Represents North Carolina During a HELP Hearing at the US Senate

March 4, 2013

Sandy Wheat, NCCEEExecutive Director, is attending a HELP (Health, Education, Labor & Pensions) hearing in Washington, DC, chaired by Senator Kay Hagan. Testifying today from North Carolina is Nicole Lipp, teacher at Garinger HS & Cathy Pace, CEO, Allegacy FCU.

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Jump$tart Outstanding Contribution to Financial Education

February 26, 2013

The North Carolina Jump$tart Coalition annually presents an award to an individual or organization that has made outstanding contributions in educating the youth of North Carolina about personal finances. If you would like to nominate someone for this year’s award, please complete the attached nomination form and submit by March 20, 2013. Please complete the form […]

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Students, Teachers and Legislators Team Up for Statewide Stock Market Game’s™ Second Annual North Carolina Capitol Challenge

February 25, 2013

For Immediate Release 2/21/13 The North Carolina Council on Economic Education (NCCEE) today announced its second annual Capitol Challenge of the Stock Market Game™. Student teams throughout the state have been paired with NC General Assembly members to compete with their peers for portfolio growth in the NC Capitol Challenge of the Stock Market Game™. The […]

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Wharton Gladden Hosts 2013 Economic Forecast

January 29, 2013

On January 28, 2013, Wharton Gladden hosted the 2013 Economic Forecast for the Piedmont-Triad area at the Piedmont Club in Winston-Salem. Algenon Cash of Wharton Gladden and Mark Vitner of Wells Fargo both provided economic outlooks for 2013. Sandy Wheat of NCCEE, spoke to the more than 100 stakeholders present about the mission of NCCEE […]

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2012 Stock Market Game™ Fall Session Winners

December 10, 2012

December 10, 2012 – We are pleased to announce the winners of the SIFMA Foundation’s Stock Market Game™ program for the Fall 2012 session. Congratulations to all participants! It was truly a race to the finish with many changes in the last couple of weeks. The top three teams in each grade level according to […]

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Local Teacher Wins National Award

December 10, 2012

Raleigh, N.C. –– The North Carolina Council on Economic Education (NCCEE) announced today that Kathy Heyse of Union County has won the 2012 Economic Educator of the Year in the elementary education division. Heyse is a third grade teacher at Sun Valley High School in Monroe. Read full article here.

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Breakfast With Treasurer Cowell

October 24, 2012

October 24, 2012,Raleigh–NCCEE hosted a breakfast event featuring the Honorable Janet Cowell, Treasurer, State of North Carolina. A group of about 120 finance industry professionals gathered at NCSU’s University Club to hear Treasurer Cowell discuss the challenges and successes of managing a retirement system with assets totaling more than $74 billion during a recession and volatile markets. She […]

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Council for Economic Education Promotes Bipartisan Financial Literacy Initiative at Democratic National Convention

September 26, 2012

NEW YORK, September 5, 2012 – This year, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) made its debut appearance at one of the nation’s largest political forums, the Democratic National Convention (DNC). CEE invited two distinguished groups of panelists to both the DNC and Republican National Convention (RNC) to discuss a single topic: “Financial Literacy: Is Your State Part […]

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Area Teachers Receive Training on Globalization from NCCEE

September 10, 2012

Wilmington, N.C. –– On June 23, The North Carolina Council on Economic Education, NCCEE provide the resource Focus: Globalization as well as training on how to utilize the resource with area teachers in Wilmington. The program was presented via a partnership between NCCEE, New Hanover County Schools, Cumberland County Schools, and the NC Department of Public Instruction. High […]

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NCCEE Program Director Demonstrates Lesson from Virtual Economics

September 10, 2012

Stephen Day, NCCEE’s Program Director, demonstrates a lesson from Virtual Economics 4.0. A NEW EDITION of Virtual Economics! Educators from Durham, Alamance, Chapel Hill-Carrboro, and Orange county schools attended at the DPS Staff Development Center. To view a list of workshops available, visit our workshops page.

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