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The Michigan Council on Economic Education uses the multiplier effect to reach students through their teachers. We invest in teachers who, in turn, reach thousands of students over the course of their career. We offer professional development in economics and personal finance both face to face and through on demand platforms.

Our premier student competitions include the annual Michigan Economics Challenge sponsored by Amerisure Insurance and the Personal Finance Challenge sponsored by Michigan Credit Unions.

Each competition begins with a qualifying round held online at your convenience January through March. The top scoring teams are invited to the state finals to compete for thousands of dollars worth of scholarships and an all expense paid trip to the national finals!



The Council for Economic Education is pleased to offer professional development webinars for teachers nationwide. The webinars cover multiple topics on how to integrate personal finance and economics in the classroom and create a fun learning experience for your students.

When you attend the webinar(s), you will leave with relevant lessons, resources and tools that can be implemented the next day. Also, Michigan teachers earn one Continuing Education Unit (SCECH) for each webinar. If you are interested, but cannot attend the live webinar, please register to get access to the archived version.

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.



    • Thursday, August 13, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

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    Explore Sesame Street’s “For Me, For You, For Later” activities to teach students about developing better decision making skills. Learning how to share can help students spread sunny skies, and learning how to save can help keep the clouds away and learning how to spend can show students the way to financial freedom later in life.

    Presenter: John Kruggel

    • Thursday, August 20, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

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    The concepts of goods and services can be taught with activity sheets, interactive lessons, and creative problem-solving activities. An understanding of jobs, consumers and producers, distribution, and consumption will be interwoven into the webinar content with real world examples such as food, clothing, transit, medical care and education.

    Presenter: Lynne Stover

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Contact Information:
Michigan Council on Economic Education
41500 Gardenbrook
Novi, MI  48375

Office: 248.939.4995

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