Teacher Training

Based on the uncertainty brought by the spread of COVID19 and in consideration of the safety of all Montana educators, we are going to shift to an online summer institute in partnership with the National Council for Economic Education. In order to meet the guidelines for renewal unit credit for teaching accreditation in Montana, MCEE will […]

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Economics Challenge

The Helena Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the Montana Council on Economic Education are pleased to partner for Annual Montana Economics Challenge. Montana High School teachers are invited to incorporate economic learning in their classrooms and assemble teams to compete in a challenging array of tests covering concepts, issues and reasoning. […]

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High School Business Challenge

The Montana Chamber Foundation sponsors an exciting business simulation called the Montana High School Business Challenge. The program runs for eight weeks each semester of classes, spring and fall. Over 1,500 students compete annually in the HSBC. More than 20,000 Montana students have participated since its inception, with over $100,000 in scholarships having been awarded. […]

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The Stock Market Game

Congratulations to the winning teams for the Spring 2020 Stock Market Challenge!  North Star High School in Rudyard took first place, followed by Washington Middle School in Glendive and Bigfork High School. The Stock Market Game is a ten-week simulation in which students are given a hypothetical $100,000 to invest in the stock market.  Students must […]

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News & Information

Why is the Census Important For Montana?

Your Response Matters. Montana is a big state. With more than 147,000 square miles of land to cover we need to work together to ensure a complete count. Accurate census data means everyone in the community gets their fair share of resources and has a representative political voice. The most vulnerable populations for an undercount are […]

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Jump$tart Teacher Scholarships by MFEC

MFEC and Jump$tart Teacher Scholarships The purpose of the Montana Financial Education Coalition (MFEC) teacher scholarship program is to support MFEC’s mission: to promote the development of personal financial skills of Montana residents of all ages. Teacher scholarships are awarded solely at the discretion of the MFEC Board of Directors and are subject to the […]

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MT Personal Finance Challenge

The Montana Personal Finance Challenge is comprised of two parts: the preliminary online competition and the in-person state competition. Teams of 3-4 students will compete individually and as a team. Each team member is given a unique access code to compete in the preliminary online competition while being monitored by a teacher. In 2018 “Hellgate Team […]

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