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These awards honor innovative and engaging approaches to teaching entrepreneurship, economics, or personal finance at the K-12 level. Winners will be honored both by their regional Centers for Economic Education as well as by the Virginia Council on Economic Education.

Submit using our BRAND NEW online application forms below!
Due: September 30, 2020

Economic Educator


Virginia Outstanding Economic Educator Award

Recognize an educator with a sustained history of commitment to entrepreneurship, economic and financial education. Teachers or administrators are encouraged to nominate themselves or a colleague.

$100 Award
An educator from each of VCEE’s Centers for Economic Education will be awarded.

$1,000 Grand Prize
Virginia’s Outstanding Economic Educator of the Year will be recognized from the above group.

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

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 awards:

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

VCEE Institute Graduate

Lesson, unit or performance assessment developed and used by a teacher who has completed a VCEE Institute.

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.

>> View the 2019 Virginia Economic Educator Award Winners here
>> Click here for past award-winning educators and resources (2012-2018)