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 were recogized at the Annual Economic Educators Day Luncheon & 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.