Council for Economic Education: Register – Free Summer Institute | Online Econ/FinLit Workshops (July 27-Aug 1)

July 10, 2020

Dear Educator,

We are delighted to announce our upcoming free Summer Institute!

This week-long immersive program offers training to help you be a better teacher of economics and personal finance—whether you have never taught these subjects before or consider yourself an econ or financial literacy wiz.

The Council for Economic Education (CEE) has collaborated with some of the top organizations in financial education to be able to bring you best practices from across the nation.

From July 27 to August 1, the Summer Institute will offer three tracks covering K-12 macroeconomics, microeconomics, and personal finance.Sign-up below for one, two, or all three tracks today!


Title: Macroeconomics, the Business Cycle and COVID

Description: Viewed through the lens of present-day events, this program will investigate macroeconomics as it relates to COVID and will touch upon several important topics including, GDP, business cycles, how unemployment is measured, and fiscal policy.

PD Hours: 6

This webinar meets 2 times:

  • Thursday, July 30 at 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
  • Friday, July 31 at 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET


Title: Teaching Microeconomics in the COVID Era 

Description: This interactive session incorporates the latest trends in Ed-Tech and COVID-19 related content, best practices in remote learning, and how to ensure students still receive rigorous, content rich instruction related to supply and demand, market structures, and government involvement in a free enterprise system. 

PD Hours: 6

This webinar meets 2 times:

  • Monday, July 27 at 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Tuesday, July 28 at 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET


Title: Using Ed-Tech to Teach Personal Finance in Middle and High School Classrooms

Description: This program will introduce you to innovative Ed-Teach resources incorporating interactive elements that can be used to help you teach the fundamentals personal finance instruction regardless of what the fall brings.

PD Hours: 5.5

This webinar meets 2 times:

• Wednesday, July 29 at 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET
• Thursday, July 30 at 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM ET