Free Personal Finance Workshops for High School Girls

This winter, Invest in Girls (a program of CEE) is inviting your high school students to learn about personal finance in a supportive all-girl environment! All programs listed are online and free to attend. The winter term starts January 23, 2023. Questions? Reach out to Cristina Medina at and she’ll have answers!

October is Economic Education Month

#EconEdMonth Economics is all around us. It teaches us that scarcity forces everyone to make choices, and our choices come with costs. Students with a clear understanding of basic economic principles will be equipped to make educated decisions. By studying how our economy works, young people can also learn how to make efficient choices in […]

First Interstate Bank Leads the Way in Sponsoring Big Sky Biz Sim


Billings Central Students Win Big Sky Biz Sim by First Interstate Bank Classroom Business Simulation Tests Business and Management Decisions in Statewide Competition Helena, MT – The Montana Council for Economic Education (MCEE) hosted the Big Sky Biz Sim by First Interstate Bank this spring attracting over 200 teams from nearly 30 schools.  The Big […]

The Importance of Diverse Perspectives: Strategies for Supporting Women in Economics

by Aine Ackley, Mary Suiter, and Scott A. Wolla The field of economics is lacking in diversity, beginning at the undergraduate level and extending into graduate school and the world of professional economics. In recent decades, the percentage of undergraduate women studying economics has stalled, while the percentage of women studying other historically male-dominated fields […]

Online Economics Training Course Sponsored by MCEE for Montana Educators

See full details in flyer here.   Learn basic economics, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts and skills using a classroom-ready, field-tested curriculum designed for Grades 4-12 teachers of all subjects with limited to no background in economics, personal finance, and entrepreneurship.  This highly flexible, research-based curriculum integrates basic economic content and reasoning skills throughout the […]

60th Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference

This year’s Conference will take place on September 29 to October 1, 2021.    Get access today for only $99   The Conference features over 50 educator sessions including interactive workshops and lectures. Discover innovative ways to engage your students while networking with like-minded colleagues. This year, we are virtual! Conference Highlights: Tailored and Topical Subjects: From teachers […]

News from MSU Department of Agricultural Economics & Economics


Read the Spring 2021 Newsletter here.   The Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics educates students to make a difference by applying solid critical-thinking skills to address some of the world’s most pressing issues.   Situated jointly within the College of Agriculture and the College of Letters and Science, our award-winning faculty members are dedicated to high-quality education, outreach […]

Learn about Montana Financial Education Coalition

The Montana Financial Education Coalition is a group of individuals, businesses, financial institutions, and government and non-profit agencies that believe in the importance of financial education. These individuals and organizations work together to educate and prepare Montanans for life-long financial success. Our Mission The Montana Financial Education Coalition (MFEC) strives to improve the personal financial […]