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Florida EconChallenge is Back!

Posted on January 21, 2014 at 7:02pm

EconChallenge_Flyer   This year, Florida High School Teachers and Students will have the opportunity to participate in an online statewide economics competition for the chance to win a FREE trip to New York City! This online competition is the first round of three to determine the overall champions of the 2014 National Economics Challenge. The first place…

Posted on December 17, 2013 at 3:28pm

         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:                                                                   Suzanne Costanza SCostanza@fcee.org 813-289-8489  Florida Council on Economic Education Names 2013 Competition Of Decision-making…

TEACHERS, BUSINESS LEADERS, LEGISLATORS CALL FOR “THE MONEY COURSE” TO IMPROVE STUDENT FINANCIAL LITERACY

Posted on December 17, 2013 at 3:27pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 10, 2013 CONTACT: Kevin Cate, 813.469.7189 or Franco Ripple, 352.219.6029  TEACHERS, BUSINESS LEADERS, LEGISLATORS CALL FOR “THE MONEY COURSE” TO IMPROVE STUDENT FINANCIAL LITERACY  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Joined by teachers and Florida’s business leaders at a press conference on Tuesday, Senator Dorothy Hukill (SD-8) and Representative Heather Fitzenhagen (HD-78) announced their…

FCEE Names Fall 2013 Florida Stock Market Challenge Winners!

Posted on December 17, 2013 at 3:25pm

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:                                                                          Suzanne Costanza SCostanza@fcee.org 813-289-8489 Florida Council on Economic Education Names Fall 2013 Florida Stock…

Tampa Bay Business Journal Article 9.20.2013

Posted on September 23, 2013 at 8:47pm

New FCEE Executive Director, Mike Bell, takes the reigns and brings a fresh approach on Economic Education in Florida. Read all about it in last week’s Tampa Bay Business Journal: TBBJ MBELL

Florida Council on Economic Education Names 2013 First Coast Business Hall of Fame Inductees

Posted on September 5, 2013 at 12:46pm

(TAMPA) – September 5, 2013 – The Florida Council on Economic Education (FCEE) and Event Chair, Barry L. Allred of Elkins Constructors, are pleased to announce the honorees for the 15th Annual First Coast Business Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony and luncheon will take place on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency…

Florida Council on Economic Education Names 2013 Governor’s Awards Winners!

Posted on May 10, 2013 at 11:59am

(TAMPA) – May 10, 2013 – The Florida Council on Economic Education (FCEE) named the 2013 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching Economics (GAP) Winners. Educators from all grade levels in all 67 school districts submitted lesson plans and curriculum to compete for top honors on Friday May 3, 2013 at Lake Ashton Golf Club…

Unpacking the Common Core

Posted on May 7, 2013 at 3:01pm

Unpacking the Common Core This is the first in a series of Common Core-focused online workshops we will be offering teachers. The focus of the first workshop is on thrift. Space is limited; your registration will be confirmed by email. If you register and cannot attend, please contact ordernie@tampabay.com so that someone on the waiting list may attend. Featured…

Florida Council on Economic Education Names Spring 2013 Florida Stock Market Challenge Winners!

Posted on May 7, 2013 at 2:34pm

(TAMPA) – May 6, 2013 – The Florida Council on Economic Education (FCEE) named the spring 2013 Florida Stock Market Challenge Winners. Students from all grade levels in all 67 school districts competed over a ten week period to acquire the greatest returns on their hypothetical $100,000 investment portfolio. 54 winning teams were named in…

FCEE Receives Grant from American Momentum Bank

Posted on April 5, 2013 at 10:49am

(TAMPA) – February 28, 2013 – The Florida Council on Economic Education (FCEE) will receive a $3,500 grant from American Momentum Bank in support of its mission to prepare Florida’s students for personal and financial success. The grant will be used specifically to sponsor a Professional Development workshop for teachers in Orange County Florida. The…