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"I appreciate these econ workshops and the materials provided free. They really help me to meet my social studies standards in a fun way, as well as tie across curriculums."

"What a wonderful way for our students to think creatively and be rewarded for it, and learn while having fun!"



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Summer Workshop: Understanding Fiscal Responsibility, A Professional Development Opportunity for Middle and High School Teachers


This workshop and the accompanying materials are being made available through the generous support of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation and the Council for Economic Education.

Emily Vanderwall, PCEE Teacher Advocate for Secondary Education

Special Guest Presentation by Representative Sheila Klinker, Indiana House of Representatives

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Rawls Hall, Purdue University

Register by June 20th.

There is no charge for this informative and timely program.  Teacher participants will receive a $50 stipend, 7 PGPs, parking, lunch, program materials, expert instruction, and more. 


The Purdue Center for Economic Education is helping to coordinate a workshop for Career Teachers and Guidance Counselors:

Purdue University Workshop for Career Teachers and Counselors: Computerized Tools and Curriculum for PCC 

Curriculum experts will provide instruction in the use of newly developed classroom software and curriculum materials.  Carrie Lively from the Indiana Division of Workforce Development will be the guest speaker.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Purdue Memorial Union, Purdue University


Space is limited!  Once the workshop has filled a waiting list will be established.

Sponsored by a grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc.

Classroom Business Enterprise Workshop for K-8 Teachers

David Perkis, PCEE Director New dates to be announced soon! Email us at if you'd like to receive an email as CBE new workshops are scheduled.

*Note to Teachers: Workshops provided by the Purdue Center for Economic Education will typically count towards the Professional Growth Plans of participating teachers whose plans feature elementary of elementary education, social studies, economics, or business education.  Contact hours will determine the number of points earned by workshop participants toward the acquisition of skills and content identified on the Professional Growth Plan.