Econ Illinois, formerly known as the Illinois Council on Economic Education, was founded in 1951 to help K-12 schools integrate the teaching of economics and personal finance across the curriculum at all grade levels.
GoodShop on Cyber Monday, #Giving Tuesday
Please keep Econ Illinois in your end-of-the year giving plans. During CyberMonday, shop online through GoodShop, and a portion of what you spend is given to Econ Illinois. Tuesday, December 2nd is #Giving Tuesday, a day for giving back. For more ways to support our work with teachers for the benefit of Illinois students, visit Ways to Support.
3M Economic Educators Announced
Read about the seven exemplary teachers, who were recogized at the Annual Economic Educators Day Luncheon & Annual Meeting on October 21.
Econ Illinois thanks 3M for the opportunity to honor teachers for their work in the classroom!
Pathways for a Future in Finance
Econ Illinois has been selected as the Lead Entity for the Finance Learning Exchange (FLE) for the state of Illinois. STEM Learning Exchanges are public-private partnerships creating more real-world experiences for students, enhancing college and career readiness.