Maryland is fortunate to be the home of many talented and dedicated educators. The Maryland Council on Economic Education proudly supports the educators and is proud to promote programs and opportunities that recognize and honor inspirational and innovative educators.
Maryland Financial Education and Capability Awards
The Financial Education and Capability Awards Program highlights the dedication and success of public school teachers, school teachers, community champions and outstanding organizations who deliver financial education. Financial Education focuses on a range of financial management concepts and behaviors including budgeting, careers and income, credit, savings financial decision making, and understanding values and habits about money.
Awards are offered annually in the following categories:
Elementary School Teacher Award
Middle School Teacher Award
High School Teacher Award
Outstanding Champion (Individual)
Each award winner receives a certificate and a check for $1,000. The application for the 2021 award will be available soon.