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Programs to support the teaching of economics in grades K-12
Econ Illinois offers many programs and workshops for Illinois teachers to integrate the teaching of economics and personal finance across the curriculum in grades K-12. Through the statewide network of Centers and peripheral organizations, teachers and school districts are provided:
- quality professional development programs on economics and personal finance for K-12 teachers (programs provide graduate credit, CEU credit or CPDU credit.)
- curriculum resources that integrate the teaching of fundamental economics and personal finance concepts and skills across the curriculum.
- curriculum consulting to assist schools in developing a comprehensive and sequential curriculum for economics and personal finance.
- connection of all programs and materials to state standards in reading, math, and social sciences, as well as technology skills.