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The Michigan Council on Economic Education is excited to announce we are participating in the 2019 Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, Birdies for Charity program!

Birdies for Charity presented by Ally is a giving platform where Michigan 501(c)(3) nonprofits solicit donations and receive a 10% bonus on every dollar raised! There is no cost for the Michigan Council on Economic Education to tap into the excitement of the return of professional golf to Michigan and have your donation help us receive extra funds!

In our continued effort to increase economic and financial literacy for Michigan students, we hope you will join us as we raise funds through the Birdies for Charity program. Please help our mission by donating through the Birdies for Charity program today.

Providing Michigan’s K-12 students with economic knowledge and financial skills needed to thrive in our dynamic economy.

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Teams of four high school students compete in a series of challenging tests to demonstrate their economic understanding and reasoning skills. The Challenge matches your team’s understanding of economics with teams from other schools.

Every Michigan school district will have the opportunity to hold a preliminary first round of the Challenge online. The top teams from across Michigan will be invited to participate in a three-round State Finals competition.


The Michigan Personal Finance Challenge is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their knowledge of Personal Finance by competing with other students across the state. Every Michigan teacher will have the opportunity to have their students participate in the online qualifying round of the Personal Finance Challenge. The top teams from across Michigan will be invited to participate in a case study State Finals competition at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago-Detroit Branch.


$martPath is an engaging, interactive and easy-to-use way for teachers of grades 1-8 to embed relevant and fun economic and financial education in their classrooms. Best of all, $martPath is completely free!

Developed by leading practitioners working hand-in-hand with teachers, $martPath provides simple, fun lessons that bring economic and financial education to life in your classroom. $martPath units teach students about personal financial responsibility (such as saving, prudent spending, and prioritizing needs and wants) through grade-appropriate, curriculum-aligned, interactive lessons.

Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordination effort of organizations across the country including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, not-for-profits, government agencies and the media. Programming covers all facets of personal finance from establishing a budget to first time home buying to estate planning.

Summer Conference

Join us each summer for amazing professional development opportunities that focus on economic and financial literacy education. Always a great mix of learning from professionals in the field along with pedagogical tools that will impact student learning starting on day one of the next school year!

Champions Dinner

An evening to celebrate the economic education achievements of Michigan teachers and students who have excelled in the classroom and those individuals and organizations whose efforts have expanded the role of MCEE, economic education, and financial empowerment throughout the state.

Funding the Future

Gooding, The Reminders, or Carter Hulsey engage middle or high school students with a live concert, inspire with the musicians’ personal stories, and encourage critical thinking during a spirited Q&A. Students learn how to harness money as a tool to succeed, achieve dreams and change lives.

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Michigan Council on Economic Education
41500 Gardenbrook
Novi, MI  48375

Office: 248.939.4995

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