The mission of National Association of Economic Educators (NAEE) is to advance economic and financial literacy by serving educators.
NAEE Executive Board
President: Julia Heath, University of Cincinnati
Daniel Mortensen, Virginia Council on Economic Education
James Wilcox, University of Southern Mississippi
Ex-Officio: CEE Board Representative: Jeff Sanson, Indiana Council on Economic Education & Ruth Cookson, Old Dominion University
Executive Secretary: Kim Sosin, Univ of Nebraska Omaha Center (ret)
To develop programs and training for the educators of teachers to promote economics, personal finance, and entrepreneurial literacy in the classroom.
To promote high-quality, activity-based pedagogy for teaching economics, encouraging student-centered methods and curriculum.
To develop cooperative working relationships among private and public organizations to promote and encourage economic understanding.
To provide a forum for communication, sharing best practices and research, and exchanging ideas among those involved in economic and financial education.
To promote strong leadership, sound management and effective fund-raising strategies for economic education organizations.
To advance objective, non-partisan, and academically strong economic education programs.
To collaborate with the Council for Economic Education (the "Council"), affiliated state Councils and Centers, the Federal Reserve Banks, and other economics and financial education stake-holders, in mutually beneficial, reciprocal partnerships to advance economic education; and...
To advocate on a national and international level for economics and financial education.
NAEE seeks to enhance economic education and your career as an economic educator by:
Providing professional development programs, including a spring conference and pre-conference sessions at the CEE/NAEE/GATE annual meetings,
Providing mentoring and consulting for our members, informally and through our mini-grant program,
Publicly recognizing the achievements of individual members of our network through annual NAEE awards for leadership, service, research, international contributions, and rising stars,
Co-sponsoring research sessions with CEE at the Allied Social Science Association annual meetings, and
Improving communication within economic education
Become a Member
Any individual who expresses an interest in the goals and mission of the association may join. Membership in NAEE is open to persons who have specifically-designated professional responsibilities in economic education or a strong interest in furthering economic education at all levels. Many members are affiliated with a Center for Economic Education or a state Council on Economic Education, affiliated with the Council for Economic Education, Federal Reserve Economic Education, or other organization closely aligned to the goals and mission of the Association. Teachers at all levels are also welcome.
Thank you to Economic Literacy Colorado for devoting resources toward the development of the NAEE Network poster.