The mission of the Maryland Council on Economic Education is to assure that Maryland's school children leave high school equipped with the economic and financial literacy knowledge and decision-making skills they will need to make informed, rational decisions as consumers, workers, citizens, savers, investors and participants in the global economy.
Improving Economic and Financial Literacy in Maryland
What We Offer
Individualized assistance to develop curriculum that includes economic and financial instruction and to develop assessments to measure learning.
Free teacher workshops and courses to prepare the teachers to teach the content-since 1983, over 35,000 teachers who have taught more than 2 million children have attended our training programs.
Excellent lesson plans and other classroom materials–most free–for teachers to use.
Programs and seminars for adults and community groups.
The Maryland Stock Market Game™, a poster contest for students in grades 1-8 and the Maryland Economics Challenge competition for high-school students and a Personal Finance Challenge competition for high school students.