for Economic Education
KCEE is hosted by the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State
University (WSU) and is a separate legal entity, the Council also partners with
six regional Centers for Economic Education at the state's Regents universities
to provide additional educator resources. You may follow the individual links at
the bottom of the page to contact each Center and to learn more about their
workshops and programs.
The Centers for Economic Education at each of the state's six Regents
universities provide teachers with first-hand economic understanding and
professionally developed curriculum, lesson plans, and classroom materials.
Through an array of graduate
credit courses and special workshops, teachers are introduced to exciting ways
to integrate economic concepts and economic decision-making skills into their
existing classroom curriculum.
Courses and Workshops Explore:
- Professionally developed grade
appropriate curriculum and materials to teach economic concepts and personal
- Techniques to integrate
economic concepts into existing curriculum.
- Local, state and national
standards for economics and personal financial economics.
- Public policy issues such as
entrepreneurship, taxes, international trade, agri-business, and the
- Classroom activities such as
the Stock Market Game™, Mini-Society®, and LifeSmarts®.
- Internet and multi-media based
teacher resources such as EconEdLink; ECONnections, and the Virtual
Other Center Services:
- The Centers maintain an extensive library of
curriculum and classroom materials.
- Act as the overall economic education
information resource for teachers.
- Provide consultancy services regarding
curriculum development and student assessment to educators and
Thanks to our contributors, partial
scholarships are available to certified Kansas teachers participating in economic education
credit courses/workshops offered through these Centers for Economic Education.
[click on the
link for individual center information]
Emporia State University
Fort Hays State
University of Kansas