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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 developmentAlbert_Beekhuis_Award._2012_tsmall.PNG 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.


Successful 2018 Financial Literacy Activities

CalendarCover_0.pngThe NMU-CEEE organized the GeoCache for College Cash for NMU students awarding B&N Bookstore gift cards to the top three students. Also, promoted a similar competition among high school students in the region. Finally, the center organized a poster contest on financial literacy for elementary and middle school students in the U.P. The pictures of the finalists and winners were included in a 2018-2019 calendar. Download your copy here



NEW 2016 Community and Economic Profiles for Michigan’s Upper Peninsula”Screen_Shot_2018-02-15_at_10.17.56_AM_0.png

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.



2018 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.



Recent "Your Wealth" Lectures (February 13, 2018)


Scott Beaulier, NMU Economics Alumnus, Dean of the College of Business at North Dakota State University

Click HERE to watch the lecture.



Websites for Economic Educators








Future students earn digital badges prior to arriving on NMU’s campus. Each can be placed on your resume, college application, and social networking site. Learn more <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/ceee/badges">here</a>.The CEEE offers a course as part of Action in Education Summer Institute. The childrenIn winter and spring: The UP Economics and Personal Challenges for HS students and the UP Economics Poster Contest for ES and MS students. More here: <a href=http://www.nmu.edu/ceee/economics-challenge-2015#overlay-context=home-page">Econ Challenge</a> and <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/ceee/sites/Drupalceee/files/UserFiles/PosterContestUP.PDF">Econ Poster</a>. And starting 2016 Personal Finance Challenge for HS students.Common Sense Economics for Life online course for high school teachers: economics and personal finance. After successful completion, earn a certificate and the course package (videos, quizzes, exams, exercises, interactive activities). This 15-week college-level course begins on Sept 14th. More here: <a href="http://www.commonsenseeducation.net/courses/cs_economics/adopter/e1000.php">CSE</a> The CEEE is the proud leader of the "Your Wealth" lecture series. Learn more about recent speakers at <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/yourwealth/">nmu.edu/yourwealth</a>.Hugo Eyzaguirre and Tawni Ferrarini of NMU

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Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship - NMUceee@nmu.edu906-227-1218

Northern Michigan University, Gries Hall, Room 300A

1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855