Econ Illinois, formerly known as the Illinois Council on Economic Education, was founded in 1951 to help K-12 schools integrate the teaching of economics and personal finance across the curriculum at all grade levels.
Announcing our new Executive Director:
Nancy Hanlon Harrison
Econ Illinois is pleased to announce the appointment, effective August 1, of Nancy Hanlon Harrison, as President/Executive Director of Econ Illinois. Read Nancy's background.
3M Economic Educators Announced!
Read about the seven exemplary teachers, who will be recogized at the Annual Economic Educators Day Luncheon and Annual Meeting on October 21.
Econ Illinois thanks 3M for the opportunity to honor teachers for their work in the classroom.
Pathways for a Future in Finance
Econ Illinois has been selected as the Lead Entity for the Finance Learning Exchange (FLE) for the state of Illinois. STEM Learning Exchanges are public-private partnerships creating more real-world experiences for students, enhancing college and career readiness.