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    CREATE

    Are you a high school student looking to accelerate your understanding of economics? Do you want to develop unique leadership skills that set you apart from your peers? Attending Economics for Leaders gives you the opportunity to do both, all while having one of the best weeks of your life! Apply today to see how the Foundation for Teaching Economics is creating leaders for the 21st century.

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    EDUCATE

    Educate yourself and your students with our online classes. With lesson plans, constantly-changing hot topics and a multitude of resources, our courses are perfect for any teacher.

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    ELEVATE

    Our Washington D.C. Leadership academy is the perfect program for recent alumni to continue their FTE experience. Elevate the economic reasoning skills you learned at EFL through four days of hands-on activities and projects in our nation’s capital. You’ll learn how to apply your EFL knowledge to government policy and history, and make 25 new friends along the way. Spots are limited, so apply while Washington still has room!

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    DONATE

    A tax deductible contribution to the FTE ensures that we can improve economic education in the classroom and beyond for many years to come.

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Environment & the Economy

During these four-day, residential programs, teachers learn how to use economic principles to analyze environmental issues. Participants learn how a rational, economic approach to the environment helps students understand the complexity of these issues. Lesson plans are demonstrated and discussed in order to build confidence in their effectiveness. Outstanding instructors lead intellectually stimulating sessions, and each program includes a field trip to an environmentally challenging site. Come find out how economic analysis can help clean up the environment.

If you have questions or comments about Environment & Economy, please contact Don Fell for more information.

  • Choose from numerous dates and sites
  • Thirty teachers accepted per program
  • 2.0 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit in Economics*
  • Nationally acclaimed instructors

*It is the sole responsibility of the individual teacher to make sure the credit arrangement you pursue meets the criteria set forth by your school, district, and state.