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Annual Olin Davis Teacher of the Year Award Applications Due April 10

Nominate a teacher for the 2016 Olin W. Davis Award for Exemplary Teaching of Economics!

Mary Page
2014 Olin Davis State Award Winner

The winner of this prestigious award receives a plaque and a check for $1,000. Regional winners each receive a check for 500. Applications are judged based on evidence of achievement in economic education at the K-12 level.   

Applications are due April 10, 2016. For more information, go to

This program is generously sponsored by Indiana Farm Bureau and Farm Bureau Insurance.

Application form

Economic Concepts Poster/Art Contest

ICEE is pleased to announce the Econ Poster Contest is being held for students in grades 1 through 12. The Econ Poster Contest is a great opportunity for your students to express their creativity while learning important economic concepts. Prizes will be awarded to the top entries! Please have your entries postmarked to ICEE by May 16, 2016. Market Poster

See contest details as well as images from last year's winners at Or, pass along the contest information to your Art teacher!

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2016 $mart Indiana Financial Literacy Summit

Mark your calendars now and save the date for ICEE's 2016 $mart Indiana Financial Literacy Summit!

Smart IN logo The $mart Indiana Financial Literacy Summit will bring together individuals interested in youth (P-16) financial literacy. Among the attendees expected at this professional development program are those with oversight or responsibilities for financial education programming or outreach from non-profits, extension, higher education, financial institutions and government. Attendees of the summit will learn about the policy, best practices, strategies, and instructional resources in the area of youth financial literacy in the State of Indiana.

We are inviting submission of proposals for conference sessions. We are looking for engaging presentations that connect and provide support to individuals who facilitate, plan or teach financial education programs or outreach to youth. Share your knowledge and expertise on a financial education topic!

The $mart Indiana Financial Literacy Summit will be held on Friday, April 1, 2016 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm at Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, IN.

There is a $25 registration fee.

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5th & 7th Grade Econ Resource Guides

These resource guides were developed for teachers in fifth and seventh grades to assist with economics instruction. The resources in these guides are among the best print and web-based lesson plans available from the Council for Economic Education (CEE), the Indiana Council for Economic Education (ICEE) including the KidsEcon Posters (KEP) materials, and other sources.

Lessons is the guides are organized by Indiana Academic Standards for the Social Studies/Economics.

5th Grade Econ Resource Guide (pdf)
7th Grade Econ Resource Guide (pdf)

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KidsEcon Posters

The KidsEcon Posters© project is dedicated to giving teachers the tools they need to help their students understand the exciting economic world around them – making them more effective producers, consumers, savers, investors, and voting citizens. At the heart of the project are 22 colorful economic posters, each describing an important economic concept identified in the National Standards in Economics and in most state Standards. All new Economics Poster Contest NoteCards are now available.

Our Mission
The mission of the ICEE is to prepare students to become active citizens and productive members of our economy by providing them with the ability to make sound economic decisions.