Programs & Events

Understanding Fiscal Policy

October 10, 2020

10:00 AM – 12:00 noon

Virtual Webinar

The issues surrounding the federal budget, national debt, and budget deficit are complex, but not beyond the reach of high school students. We are offering a training workshop on Understanding Fiscal Responsibility, a set of lessons which uses essential dilemmas to help students focus on current fiscal issues such as the national debt, budget deficit, national security, Social Security, and current national policy issues.
Cost: Free


Personal Finance Challenge Bowl $

October 15th

7:00 PM– 8:30 PM

Join us for a workshop on how to form and prepare teams for the Personal Finance Challenge Bowl

Learn best practices from two champion coaches with years of experience in coaching personal finance teams.

Maryland’s High School Personal Finance Challenge Bowl provides an opportunity for Maryland high school students to demonstrate their personal finance knowledge in a fun, competitive environment. Students take three Personal Finance paper and pencil, content specific tests, and the four teams with the highest total scores advance onto compete in a Quiz Bowl lightning round. The 1st place High school winner may advance on to compete in the National Personal Finance Challenge sponsored by the Council on Economic Education. There are prizes at both the state and national level.

Register here to learn how your students can be involved in this fun, interactive competition.


Wisconsin Council on Economic Education–Economic Episodes in American History

November 14, 2020 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

American History Teachers ONLY          $25 registration fee

For More Information and to Register —Click Here




Virtual Student Achievement Awards

Did you miss our virtual Student Achievement awards program? You can still view it on the Maryland Council on Economic Education YouTube channel, so you don’t miss out on the celebration.  


Maximizing Personal Finance Education through Distance Learning

A Financial Literacy Summit for Teachers

Session 1:  Saving and Investing Matters!  Innovative Approaches to teaching the Stock Market Game through Distance Learning:  Best practices and ideas  Watch here:

Session 2:  The Federal Reserve to the Rescue!  An overview of great distance learning resources available from the Federal Reserve District Office.  Watch here: 


Race and Income and Wealth Disparities

webinar from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the Maryland Council on Economic Education


Teaching the Stock Market Game Virtually

Access Passcode:  Virtual101!

Introduction to the Stock Market Game

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Stock Market Game Best Practices

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Getting Started – Teaching the Stock Market Game for First Time Teachers

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