The mission of National Association of Economic Educators (NAEE) is to advance economic and financial literacy by serving educators.
NAEE Executive Board
President: Jennifer Davidson, Nebraska Council on Economic Education
Derek D'Angelo, Michigan Council on Economic Education
Daniel Mortensen, Virginia Council on Economic Education
Kathleen Lawson, Economics Arkansas
Stephen Day, Virginia Commonwealth
Ex-Officio: CEE Board Representative: Jeff Sanson, Indiana Council on Economic Education
Executive Secretary: Amanda Jennings, University of Michigan
Social Media Director: Alyse Pflanz, Univ of Nebraska Kearney Center
To provide professional development programs and training for educators to promote economics, personal finance, and entrepreneurial education in the classroom;
Το promote high-quality, activity-based pedagogy for teaching economics, encouraging student centered methods and curriculum;
To provide a forum for communicating, sharing best practices and research, and exchanging ideas among those involved in economic and financial education;
To promote, support, recognize and advocate for research in economic and financial education;
To promote strong leadership, sound management and effective fundraising strategies for economic education organizations;
To advance objective, non-partisan, and academically strong economic education research and programs;
To collaborate with 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.