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
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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

Get Ready for the 2023 Montana Economics Challenge!   As always, all top performing teams will have a chance to compete at regional and potentially national competitions, which will include an all expenses paid...

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MT Personal Finance Challenge

The 2023 Montana Personal Finance Challenge will open in the spring with a champion announced by April 2023.   Participation will be free for schools with a chance to win cash prizes wit the...

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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

The mission of the Montana Council on Economic Education (MCEE) is to provide the youth of Montana the opportunity to understand essential economic systems.

The Montana Council on 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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