Texas Council on Economic Education • 1801 Allen Parkway • Houston, Texas 77019
Telephone 713-655-1650 • Fax: 713-655-1655

TCEE Educating Texas

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Register Now for the Euro Challenge

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The Euro Challenge is an exciting educational competition and opportunity for high school students to learn about the European Union and the euro. Learn more about the Euro Challenge here   To register as a new teacher:- Go to http://www.euro-challenge.org/wordpress/register-2/ Enter your email address and a temporary password will be emailed to you.Please check your junk/spam box for this email as many email systems will block the email. After you receive your temporary password, login to your account athttp://www.euro-challenge.org/wordpress/login/. After logging into your account you will be taken to a page where you can change your password. After changing your…

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Houston Money Week Art Contest 2017

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2017 Houston Money Week Art Contest: Smarter Texans Save Instruction and Guidelines Sponsored by Friends of Consumer Freedom Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants Calendars Supported by CopyDR. Awards Ceremony to Be Held Thursday, April 6, 2017, Sponsored by The University of Houston Bauer College Financial Symposium Overview Texas Council on Economic Education (TCEE), Friends of Consumer Freedom, and Texas Society of Public Accountants will sponsor an art contest displaying financial literacy concepts for Houston area schools. The competition is in conjunction with the UH Bauer College Financial Symposium that is part of Houston Money Week 2017.  The deadline for…

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Galveston Area Personal Financial Literacy Training for Grades 9-12

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Workshop Highlights: Teachers will learn. . .the concepts included in the personal financial literacy TEKS 9 to 12 social studies, Economics, math and career courses. how they can empower their students to make informed and responsible choices as consumers and savers, including planning for college. how to use student-centered lessons that are designed to reinforce students’ understanding through meaningful, personalized and practical activities. about online tools that increase conceptual understanding by making information more meaningful and attainable for all students. **Please bring your own laptop to access and download lessons during the training** Audience: High school teachers responsible for teaching…

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Galveston Area Personal Financial Literacy Workshops for Teachers of Grades K-8

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The K-2 training is February 9, 2017  K-2 Details The grades 3-5 training is February 10, 2017   Grades 3-5 Details The grades 6-8 training is February 13, 2017   Grades 6-8 Details   Workshop Highlights: Teachers will learn. . .  the concepts included in the personal financial literacy TEKS  how they can empower their students to make i: nformed and responsible choices as consumers and savers.  how to use student-centered lessons that are designed to reinforce students’ understanding through meaningful, personalized and practical activities.  teaching techniques that facilitate each student’s learning.  about online tools that increase…

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Spring 2017 Stock Market Game Webinar Schedule

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The Stock Market Game is an engaging educational program used in classrooms nationwide to teach economics, math, social studies, business, language arts and technology while focusing on the importance of developing real world personal finance skills. Teams of students in grades 4-12 use the SMG simulation to learn the basics of investing as they create and manage an online portfolio over 10 weeks. The SMG is more than a game…it is an education for life. Topic:  Just the Basics – How to Get Started with SMG A comprehensive intro on implementing The Stock Market Game program in your classroom. The…

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Apply for the Economics Education Teacher Study Tour to Peru in June 2017

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The Global Economic Education Alliance (GEEA) is conducting another Economics Education Teacher Study Tour to Peru in June 2017.  Ten secondary-level school teachers from throughout the United States will be selected to participate in the tour.  Our host in Peru has put together another amazing program for our teachers.  Our past two Study Tours to Peru in 2015 and 2016 went exceptionally well with 18 teachers from 9 different states participating.  All of the teachers thoroughly enjoyed the experience and continue to communicate with one another. Peru Study Application

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K-12 Workshop Financial Foundations for Educators

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  Thank you for registering for the Texas Council on Economic Education Personal Financial Literacy training on January 26,, 2017, in the Dallas Fort Worth area. We are looking forward to meeting you at the staff development program that is sponsored by Fidelity and Council for Economic Education. We are reaching our max capacity if you are unable to attend, please notify the Texas Council on Economic Education by replying to this email or calling 713.655.1650. There a few things of which we would like to remind you:  Location: Fidelity Investments Two Destiny Way Westlake, TX 76262 Time: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM…

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Media Coverage of Bellaire High School’s Win at the National Economics Challenge

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Steve Liesman, CNBC’s Senior Economics Reporter, emceed the Council for Economic Education’s National Economics Challenge championship rounds in NYC. The Challenge was aired on CNBC.com, CNBC’s Power Lunch, Squawk Boxand was featured on PBS’s Nightly Business Report.  Here are highlights from the coverage:   PBS’s Nightly Business Report highlighted the Challenge and winning teams. View Video >>> CNBC.com and MSN.com: Winners of the National Economics Challenge. View Video >>> Huffington Post and Yahoo! Finance shared the National Economics Challenge Finals, Adam Smith Division, Round 2. View Video >>> CNBC traveled to Carmel, Indiana to meet the Carmel High School Team. The segment showcased how the students’ prepped for…

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Spotlight on: The Texas Jump$tart Coalition

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TCEE is a Texas Jump$tart Coalition Board Member The Texas Jump$tart Coalition is a nonprofit organization that connects diverse financial education champions together to prepare Texas youth for lifelong financial success. The coalition works to: Raise public awareness of personal financial education for Texas youth; Promote financial literacy efforts in Texas; Serve as a resource in Texas for legislators, educators and other parties interested in financial literacy; and Ensure Texas youth are equipped to make informed personal financial decisions. The Texas Jump$tart Coalition also is an affiliate of the National Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. WHAT WE OFFER The Texas…

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A Fire Chief on a mission

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True or false. Car crashes are the number one cause of death for teen drivers? It’s true. In 2014, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety, there were 77,399 vehicle crashes in Texas involving teen drivers. A Texas Fire Chief has seen this reality up close and personal. “Every firefighter dreads responding to vehicle crashes involving teens. What a senseless feeling it is to witness death or severe injury that will change that young person’s life forever!” The Woodlands Township Chief Alan Benson said. “Anything public safety can do to decrease vehicle crashes would be a win-win-win for teens,…

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