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Status of Economic and Personal Finance Education in Kentucky
The new 2014 Survey of the States has been published. Eighteen states require a Personal Finance course, and 22 states require an Economics course. See where Kentucky stands... more
7th Annual Life Fundamental$ Summit: Dollars and Sense
Registration will be open soon for the 7th Annual Life Fundamental$ Summit for K-12 economics and personal finance educators! Keep your calendar dates open for June 23-24, 2014 and join us at the Holiday Inn Hurstbourne in Louisville. New sessions, speakers, and resources - and a field trip or two!
Nominate a teacher for "Outstanding Economic Educator"!
Nominate (or self-nominate) a grade 4-12 teacher as the Outstanding Economic Educator. Nominees MUST participate in a Spring session of the Stock Market Game.... more
Register to participate in the Stock Market Game!
There are a few changes this year - more sessions offered! fee is now $15/team! Prize structure has been changed.... more
Early Spring Stock Market Game - 02/03/2014 - 04/11/2014
Take Stock in KY - 02/10/2014 - 04/18/2014
Late SMG (noncompetitive - 03/03/2014 - 05/09/2014
Teachers receive awards from State Farm grant for sharing their lessons
Through a grant from State Farm, KCEE provided opportunities for Kentucky teachers, K-12, to submit economics and/or personal finance lessons, lesson plans, and units to be published on the KCEE website and the CIITS server. Congratulations to Kay Stanton, Jeremey Booher, Lori Sue Eberle, Dana Kelly, Devonna Abner, Stephen Hall, Jody Charleston, Aaron McAndrew, Shawn Quinn, Jennifer Allen, Jayme Tracy, Dan Townsend, Debbie Karr, Lou Ann Boyers, Valerie Cecil, David Curtis, Tonya Sandlin, David Sandlin, Marily Bodden,and Laureen Laumeyer. Check out these lessons ... more
KCEE receives grant from Toyota for "Money Math Nights"
Math night is popular with many schools -- how about offering your school a "Money Math Night" for your elementary students and their parents!
"Money Math Nights" are a great way to teach personal finance concepts such as earning, budgeting, smart spending, and saving through math applications that parents and students can work on together! Coming in Spring 2014!
KCEE Appoints a New Executive Director
The Kentucky Council on Economic Education is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Executive Director, Kathleen Spencer Cooter, Ph.D, from Bellarmine University.
Kathleen Cooter, Ph.D is Professor of Early Childhood/Special Education. Before joining Bellarmine in 2008, she taught at the University of Memphis and Texas Christian University. She served as Outreach Coordinator for the New Teacher Center at Memphis and directed the teaching and research activities of both TCU's laboratory schools and received awards as a Mortar Board Professor and Employer of the Year AwardŁ for employing adults with Down Syndrome. In December 2003, a new wing to TCU's laboratory school was built and named in her honor.
Kathy has served as the Bellarmine Center Director since 2008 where she has offered teacher training, the "Poverty Simulation" to 2,000 Kentuckians, and instituted the Kentucky Financial Education Collaborative. Kathy says that as statewide director, she is "...delighted to move forward the statewide efforts to bring financial and economic literacy to Kentucky students". She looks forward to "... working with our Centers for Economic Education and partner organizations committed to our same cause -- financially literate citizens - cradle to grave, in Kentucky ".
Kathy can be reached at 502-272-7987 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
KCEE 6th Annual Life
Fundamental$ Summit was a great success!
Fundamental$ Summit provided opportunities for teachers to
learn about new economic and financial education resources,
teaching strategies, and network opportunities with their
colleagues. Teachers (127) from 54 school districts across
the state attended concurrent sessions, learned from state
and national speakers, and collected resources from
exhibitors and presenters. 60% of these teachers teach at
low income schools with the majority of students on free and
Road Elementary uses Money, Markets Moguls!
is featured on JCPS website using KCEE
program Money, Markets and Moguls program with Citi
Game Students at Bowen Elementary
fifth grade class is featured using Stock Market Game in
WLKY Kentuckiana School Cribs...
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Sponsors & Contributors
Citizens Union Bank
Class Act Federal Credit Union
Crowe Horwath Foundation
Hardin County Chamber
Investor Protection Trust
Kentucky Bankers Association
Ky. Society of CPAs
LG&E and KU Energy, LLC
Old National Bank
Toyota Motor Mfg. - Kentucky
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis-
Ky. Dept. of Financial Institutions
Ky. Department of Education
Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition
Ky. Community and Technical