Latest Happenings at NCCEE

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Economic Episodes in American History was a Success

October 17, 2023

A workshop giving new economic perspectives on American history was held at Salem/Forsyth County Education Building with 32 high school teachers in attendance. Presenters Scott Niederjohn and Mark Schug gave an in depth look into how economics played a role in significant points of American history. Attendants were given two different classroom sets of textbooks, […]

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Governor Cooper Declares October as Economics Education Month

October 11, 2023

Governor Roy Cooper has declared that October is Economic Education Month in North Carolina. Read the full proclamation here, and see our Events page and social media channels for Econ Ed Month offerings.

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Content Club Launched: More Resources for Educators!

September 26, 2023

Teachers asked and NCCEE answered! Today begins the kickoff of the comprehensive, virtual club for educators to gain extra EPF resources to use in their classroom. Every month, Content Club will focus on a new subject area such as “thinking like an economist” or “trade and interdependence.” The hour-long workshop will be interactive, and teachers […]

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EPF Institute: A Greater Impact with Each Year

September 8, 2023

In 2019, the EPF Institute was developed in response to North Carolina passing House Bill 924, making Economics and Personal Finance a mandatory course for high school students. The impact so far? To date, 1,773 North Carolina educators have improved their comprehension and confidence in teaching the course by attending the 40-hour training.  Every year, 305,972 […]

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EPF Summer Institute: Teachers Across NC Making a Difference

August 24, 2023

Educators across the state attended the summer EPF Institute to prepare themselves to teach Economics and Personal Finance, a course that was made mandatory in order to graduate high school starting in 2019. The class focuses on preparing students for life after high school by focusing on key understandings of personal finance and economics, as […]

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FIDELITY INVESTMENTS LAUNCHES INVEST IN MY EDUCATION (ME)SM, PROVIDING ACCESS TO EDUCATION AND SUPPORT TO HISTORICALLY UNDERSERVED STUDENTS

March 6, 2023

Invest in My Education’s holistic approach will combine scholarships, individual support, mentoring, and community grants to facilitate economic mobility for Black and Latinx students. New initiative commits $250M to reach up to 50,000 students over its first five years. Read the full press release here.

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Congratulations Stock Market Game Winning Students – 2022 Fall Session

January 26, 2023

January 26, 2023 Sandy Wheat, 919-791-1995, swheat@ncce.org Congratulations to all Stock Market Game™ students and teachers during the 2022 fall semester! We announce the state champions and regional winning teams with great distinction. The Stock Market Game™ (SMG) is made possible by generous funding from our program partners at Ally and the Coastal Credit Union Foundation. […]

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Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed October as Economic Education Month.

October 5, 2022

Raleigh, NC – Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed October as Economic Education Month. View the full proclamation here.

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Sandy Wheat and Amber Thomas of FSU co-presented at the 2022 Social Studies Leaders’ Institute

April 2, 2022

3/29/2022 NCCEE’s Sandy Wheat and Amber Thomas of FSU co-presented at the 2022 Social Studies Leaders’ Institute where they shared information about NCCEE, a lesson about integrating economics and personal finance, and a deeper dive into the summer 2022 EPF Institutes. Read the full article here.

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It Takes a Village

March 4, 2022

NCCEE partners with FPA Charlotte to provide no-cost financial planning sessions for teachers. Read the full article here.

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