Council for Economic Education

To promote economics education in New York area schools by recognizing innovative teachers and promoting their methods

  • Amount $150,000
  • City New York, NY
  • Investigator Christopher Caltabiano
  • Year 2013
  • Program Initiatives
  • Sub-program New York City Initiatives

This grant provides two years of support for a new awards program by the Council for Economic Education (CEE) that honors exceptional, innovative K-12 teaching of economics and finance in the New York Metropolitan Area. These “Economic Educator of the Year Awards” will be awarded by a distinguished independent committee to three K-12 teachers based on evidence of their creativity, general effectiveness, and success at motivating underserved students.Winners will be honored at the CEE annual dinner, where a video will also be shown that highlights their achievements and showcases their teaching methods. Each winner receives a $5,000 prize and their schools will receive $2,500 to strengthen its economic education offerings.

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