Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship
The Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship is dedicated to support K-12 educators, K-16 students, and parents of students about the economic way of thinking in the context of a free market system and instilling in them an appreciation for these useful tools and their applications.
About the Center
The NMU-CEEE provides a variety of services, programs and resources including K-12 educator training programs, professional development workshops, graduate courses and more. Look for a our programs in this website and in our Facebook page.
The NMU-CEEE is the recipient of the 2012 Albert Beekhuis Center of Excellence Award from the National Council for Economic Education.
Graduate student assistant participates in the Celebration of Scholarship
Julie Curtis, graduate student at the center participated at the Celebration of Scholarship. She presented her work "Michigan's Upper Peninsula: A Community and Economic Profile"
Recent "Your Wealth" Lectures
"In our backyard. Michigan’s Upper Peninsula economic and community development." Sam M. Cohodas Professor, Tawni Ferrarini. "Student Debt and Budgeting for College Students" (click for video here). James Studinger, Chair Michigan Jump$tart Coalition (click for video here).
The CEEE represents the Council for Economic Education on trip to Japan
Tawni Hunt Ferrarini (Sam M. Cohodas professor at Northern Michigan University), Nancy Usitalo (third grade teacher at Sandy Knoll Elementary School), and Derek D'Angelo (high school teacher at Utica High School and President of the Michigan Council on Economic Education) traveled to Japan and hosted various workshops and classes on behalf of the Council on Economic Education.
“Community and Economic Profiles for Michigan’s Upper Peninsula”
This directory lists county data for each of the fifteen counties of the U.P. It showcases the major exporters, the major employers, the educational opportunities, and the cultural and recreational opportunities of each county. See latest issue. We would appreciate if you complete this survey.
2017 Economics Challenge and Personal Finance Challenge
A team of students from Gladstone High School was awarded the title of UP Champions in the Economics Challenge, qualified for the state finals, successfully ending in 4th place. Similarly, a team from Sault Ste. Marie High School was awarded the title of UP Champions in the Personal Finance Challenge and qualified for the state finals.