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.
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.
Building the Financial Literacy
of Illinois Students
On June 10, 2014 The Council for Economic Education, in collaboration with Econ Illinois, held a policy luncheon to bring attention to the need for state-wide standards in Financial Literacy. Read more...