We are the future

Economic education is vital to the future health of our nation’s economy. It gives our students the building blocks for a successful financial future. The Montana Council for Economic Education improves economic and financial literacy for Montana’s youth through simulations, competitions and teacher training.

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Students Served
Teacher Partnerships
Annual Programs

Big Sky Biz Sim

Montana’s premiere student business simulation is back for the Spring Semester 2023! Registration is open for the Big Sky Biz Sim by First Interstate Bank with registration closing January 30 at 5 p.m.

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The Stock Market Game

Registration is Open for Spring 2023 competition!  With the support of Glacier Bank, we will feature prizes for a high school and junior high division. We had over 1100 students and teams competing...

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econ challenge

MT Economics Challenge

Register Here Spring Challenge (Online) Registration Open February 16-April 5, 2023 What is the Montana Economics Challenge?  Every year, the Montana Council for Economic Education, with support from the National Council for Economic Education, host the Economics...

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MT Personal Finance Challenge

Register Here What is the Personal Finance Challenge?  Every year, the Montana Council for Economic Education, with support from the National Council for Economic Education hosts the the Montana Personal Finance Challenge. The challenge is an opportunity for...

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Teacher Training

Thanks to our teachers who were back to MSU Campus for the Teaching Economics Seminar for July 14-15! Watch for MCEE programming at the October MFPE Educators’ Conference in Great Falls. With the...

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Our Mission & Vision

MCEE empowers Montana’s youth by improving their economic and financial decision-making.


MCEE’s Vision is to improve the quality of life for current and future generations through better public and private decision-making.

The Montana Council for Economic Education is a 501(c)(3) education foundation with a primary emphasis on teacher education. MCEE was founded five decades ago by a group of business leaders concerned with improving the economic literacy of Montana citizens.

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