Programs

Teacher Training

Thanks to the teachers who joined us for the 2017 Teacher Training Seminar in June.  Montana Council on Economic Education hosts a variety of opportunities throughout the year including workshops, conferences and seminars.Most of the workshops held by MCEE focus on lesson plans on various economic topics for the teacher to take back to their classroom. […]

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High School Business Challenge

The Montana Chamber Foundation sponsors an exciting business simulation called the Montana High School Business Challenge.The program runs for eight weeks each semester of classes, spring and fall. Over 1,500 students compete annually in the HSBC. More than 19,000 Montana students have participated since its inception, with over $80,000 in scholarships having been awarded.The High […]

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Economics Challenge

2017 Results Posted!  The Helena Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the Montana Council on Economic Education are pleased to partner for Annual Montana Economics Challenge.The most recent event was hosted March 6, 2017 in Helena Montana.  The event was sponsored by the Montana Bankers Association, First Interstate Bank and BNSF Railways. Montana […]

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The Stock Market Game

The Stock Market Game is a ten-week simulation in which students are given a hypothetical $100,000 to invest in the stock market.  Students must have at least five separate stocks and/or mutual funds at the end of the simulation, so research and diversification are crucial for success.  Top state winners are given cash awards by […]

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News & Information

National Annual Conference

Conference Highlights: Access to over 100 workshops where you can learn to integrate personal finance and economics into your classes Outstanding networking opportunities – meet with other teachers and learn how they’re tackling the challenges of economic and financial literacy education for K-12 students. Conference sessions and workshops provide actionable tactics that will help you incorporate economics and financial […]

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The Economic Contribution of Grizzly Athletics

The entire spectrum of ways in which University of Montana’s intercollegiate athletic activities – Grizzly Athletics – enrich and expand the economy of Missoula is broad. Intercollegiate sports in general, and the University of Montana’s sports programs in particular, have grown in popularity, impact and visibility. While those programs have always been aimed at providing […]

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