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$mart Indiana Economic Education and Financial Literacy Conference

June 27th – Evening with ICEE Teachers and Friends, Victory Field, Indianapolis (5:30 pm – 9:00)

Let us say thank you! This is a social gathering for teachers on June 27. Immediately following the workshop session on the Economics of Sports, join us for dinner and enjoy Indianapolis Indians game on us. Smart IN logo

The $mart Indiana Economic Education and Financial Literacy Conference will feature a diverse selection of professional development workshops on economic and financial education topics suitable for elementary, middle and high school levels. Attendees of the conference will learn about effective teaching methods, best practices, curriculum integration strategies, and instructional resources. In addition to the workshops, outstanding speakers address current economic and financial topics to enable educators to bring these perspectives back to their classrooms.

The $mart Indiana Financial Literacy Summit will be held June 27 & 28, 2016 at the JW Marriott downtown Indianapolis.

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Congratulations Carmel High School: Watch the National Econ Challenge Competition Live Stream on May 23rd!

Carmel High School teams will compete in the National Economics Challenge Competition in the David Ricardo and Adam Smith Divisions in New York on May 21-23, 2016! The top two teams from each division will go head-to-head for the title of National Champion.

The members of the Adam Smith winning team were Joe Philleo, Drew Sekata, Matt Simons, and Michael Wang. The members of the David Ricardo winning team were James Pescio, Karthik Ravichandran, Ian Samir, Laura Swedo. Their teacher is Michelle Foutz.

Visit the National Economics Challenge website at for more information!

Watch the finalists compete for the Championship title! Root for Carmel High School via the live stream on starting at 1 p.m. ET on Monday, May 23rd. Also, tune in to CNBC's Power Lunch to watch live snippets of the Challenge from 1-2 pm ET.

Congrats to all of the participating students!

Congratulations to Hamilton Southeastern High School Personal Finance Challenge Winners!

Hamilton Southeastern

Thanks to all teams that participated in the 2016 Personal Finance Challenge Competition and congratulations to the state winners from Hamilton Southeastern High School! Teacher/Coach Eric Rosenbaum and his winning team of Shanon Fitzgerald, Grayson Faircloth, Dinara Heidler, and Anna Berman placed 6th overall in the national competition in Kansas City, Missouri on May 6. Great job, team!

See for a list of participating schools.

Congrats to all of the students that participated in the Personal Finance Challenge!

Personal Finance Challenge

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Upcoming Programs

Econ Poster/Art Contest (for Students in Grades 1-12)

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 31, 2016.

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

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.