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NIU’s Center for Economic Education offers workshops at a location near you!  All professional development is aligned with Common Core Math and English Language Arts Standards.  Even better, they provide activities you can use immediately in your classroom.  By attending, you can also earn CPDU professional development hours or course credit.  Workshops can be scheduled on professional development days, on Super Saturdays, any day at your Regional Office of Education, or evenings at one of our satellite sites or your school district.  Call Judith Dymond 815-753-4751 or email, jdymond@niu.edu to schedule a workshop.

Virtual Economics 4.0-CD Rom

The Stock Market Game™

Financial Fitness for Life

Personal Finance and Children's Literature

Economics and Children's Literature

Economics and Math

Using Fairy Tales to Teach Economics

Other programs and teacher awards offered through the NIU Center for Economic Education

Illinois Economics Challenge

Illinois Personal Finance Challenge

Illinois Capitol Challenge

Economics Poster Contest

3M Teacher Awards Program

Associations, Conferences & Enrichment

Opportunities for instructors who teach economics or include it as part of their curriculum

Foundation for Teaching Economics

Global Association of Teachers of Economics

Illinois Association of School Economics Teachers

Illinois Jump$tart Coalition

Money Smart Week

U.S. Mint Kids

Chicago Fed

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