Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Council for Economic Education’

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

by Ted Carter Published: November 2,2012

Tags: financial literacy, Lynn Fitch, Mississippi Council for Economic Education, Thad Cochran

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

by Stephen McDill Published: April 5,2011

Tags: Mississippi Council for Economic Education, Tate Reeves

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

by Stephen McDill Published: March 26,2010

Tags: Millsaps, Mississippi Council for Economic Education, Mississippi Economics Challenge

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

by MBJ Staff Published: March 15,2010

Tags: MBJ-TV, Mississippi Council for Economic Education, Pamela Smith

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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