Latest Happenings at NCCEE

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North Carolina Economics Challenge Championship Winning Announcement

May 3, 2021

April 30, 2021 Sandy Wheat, 919-791-1995, swheat@ncce.org  North Carolina Economics Challenge Championship Winners Enloe Magnet High School in the Adam Smith Division and Apex Friendship High School in the David Ricardo Division Win NCCEE’s 2021 North Carolina Economics Challenge and Advance to National Semi-Finals Congratulations to all North Carolina schools, educators, and students that participated […]

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Investing 101 Professional Development Offered by NCCEE

December 9, 2020

In November, 46 educators completed the virtual, self-paced Investing 101 professional development offered by NCCEE. Six Fidelity Investments volunteers participated in creating Q&A style videos covering personal finance and investing basics, retirement, building wealth, types of investments, and other miscellaneous investing topics. One teacher said, “Length and content [of the videos by industry professionals] was […]

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Insurance 101 professional development offered by NCCEE

November 20, 2020

In October, 49 educators completed the virtual, self-paced Insurance 101 professional development offered by NCCEE. Six State Farm volunteers participated in creating Q&A style videos covering insurance basics, auto, home, property, health, and life insurance as well as how to talk with teens about insurance. One teacher said, “These interviews with insurance professionals were gold. […]

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Prudential Renews Support

November 11, 2020

Prudential has committed to continuing its support of NCCEE’s mission with a $10,000 grant. On behalf of the teachers and students of North Carolina, we thank them for their continued support.

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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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