Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship
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.
2019 Financial Literacy Activities: Poster Contest for April Financial Literacy Month
The NMU-CEEE is organizing a poster contest on financial literacy for elementary and middle school students in the U.P. The pictures of the finalists and winners will be included in a 2019-2020 calendar.
One submission per person. Must Cover One of the Financial Literacy Topics, below.
Posters must be designed on a 8.5” by 11” piece of paper. No 3d Artwork.
Financial Literacy Topics
Elementary School: Saving. Income. Spending. Money. Giving to charity. Expenses
Middle School: Banking. Taxes. Budgeting. How credit works. Comparison shopping. Loans
How to Submit Poster:
1.Turn into your teacher. 2.Your teacher will mail your submissions to: Ryan Meister/CEEE Northern Michigan University 1401 Presque Isle Ave. Marquette, MI 49855 3. Posters are due Friday, April 19th. *Must be postmarked by this date.
Teachers can get lesson plans on these topics at www.moneysmartweek.org/kids#teacher
You can download the 2018 copy here.
2019 Economics Challenge and Personal Finance Challenge
Register your high school teams to compete in these prestigious national competitions. Those who qualified for the State Finals in March will receive support to attend the competition downstate. For more information and registration click HERE for the Economics Challenge, and HERE for the Personal Finance Challenge.
Workshop was offered with the Foundation for Teaching Economics: Fundamentals of Environmental Economics
We offered a one-day workshop on March 14 for educators and advanced Education students so they can incorporate environmental economic concepts into their classes. The focus of the program was on developing market solutions to environmental issues and incorporated a variety of lecture/discussion sessions and case studies / simulations adapted for classroom use. Twenty-three educators participated in the program.