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Virginia Outstanding Economic Educator AWARDS

Each Center for Economic Education will recognize an educator with a sustained history of commitment to economic and financial education. VCEE will acknowledge each regional winner at the annual Awards Luncheon with $100. From this group, Virginia’s Outstanding Economic Educator of the Year is recognized with an award of $1,000. Teachers or administrators are encouraged to nominate themselves or a colleague.

$100 Each awarded to Regional Outstanding Economic Educators 
Eight Regional Winners representing VCEE’s Centers for Economic Education are selected.

$1,000 Grand Prize for Virginia’s Outstanding Economic Educator of the Year

Outstanding Economics or Personal Finance
Lesson, Unit or Performance-Based Assessment

Entries may be a single lesson, unit of study, or performance-based assessment. Additionally:

  • Must have been used in the author’s class within the last three years
  • Co-authored entries are acceptable
  • If non-original resources are included, appropriate credit must be given

All Virginia educators are eligible for the following Lesson/Unit or Performance-Based Assessment awards:

$1,000 First Place
$500 Second Place
$250 Third Place

Any educator who has completed any VCEE economics or personal finance institute and developed and used a lesson/unit or performance-based assessment is eligible for this award.

Up to $1,000 Award

The Economic Education Centers are available to provide feedback prior to the submission of an entry. Click here to >> find a Center near you.

Economics AND/OR Personal Finance Mini-Grants

$250 Mini-Grants
Mini-Grants of up to $250 awarded to assist teachers to expand economic and/or financial education in their classrooms. Most effective projects eligible for additional cash awards.

>>Virginia Economic Educator Mini-Grant Application and Report (Word)