Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Council for Economic Education’

SELENA SWARTZFAGER: Mississippi students in the top 10, and it is a good thing this time

This summer a teacher and three young men from rural Mississippi traveled to our nation’s Capitol. This was not your ordinary sight-seeing vacation. While they did visit several Smithsonian museums, Capitol Hill and the monuments, they also attended meetings at Morgan Stanley, RKC Investments and FINRA. Nelson Robbins, Wyatt Noris and Trent House, all rising […] [...]

Teaching more on economic education

A team of middle school students from Columbus, Mississippi are ready to serve as trade ambassadors in our global economy. They have the certificate to prove it. Coached by Columbus Middle School teacher, Sylvia Collins, this team and other teams from Columbus loaded up on a bus at 5 am to make the three hour […] [...]

State treasurer urges mandatory financial literacy training for Mississippi students

The Mississippi Council on Economic Education got a boost on the 10th anniversary of its founding with a call from State Treasurer Lynn Fitch for the state’s public schools to add financial literacy as mandatory instruction. Four states — Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri and Utah — require a semester of instruction in personal finance. “We need […] [...]

Regions taps Blackwell

Mark Blackwell has been named senior vice president, area private wealth management executive for Mississippi by Regions Bank. He will direct a team of wealth advisors, while promoting the delivery of a broad range of wealth products and services, including trust and asset management, insurance, investments, deposits, credit and mortgage lending. Blackwell has more than […] [...]

MCEE seats new board

The Mississippi Council on Economic Education has welcomed eight new board members in 2011. They are: Dr. Daphne Buckley, deputy state superintendent of education, Mississippi Department of Education, Jackson; Charlita Cloman, vice president, community affairs manager, Regions Bank, Jackson; Dr. Brent Hales, interim chair of the Department of Economic and Workforce Development and associate professor […] [...]

Tate Reeves On Economic Education

JACKSON- MBJ-TV talks with state treasurer and candidate for lieutenant governor Tate Reeves about the importance of fiscal education in Mississippi schools. [...]

Comments on the U.S. Economy

Wells Fargo senior economist Scott Anderson delivers remarks to the 2010 Thad Cochran Forum on American Enterprise in Jackson. [...]

Mississippi Economics Challenge 2010

March 26, 2010 – MBJ-TV visits Millsaps College for an inside look at the Mississippi Economics Challenge, a competition that attracts high school students from across the Magnolia State. [...]

Mississippi Council for Economic Education Interview

March 15, 2010 – Mississippi Council for Economic Education (MCEE) president Pamela Smith on how the organization promotes financial and economic literacy in the classroom. [...]

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