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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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    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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Right Start in Teaching Economics

Program Goal: To allow teachers who are new teachers of economics (three years economics teaching experience or less) to identify and learn basic economic content and develop lesson plans for effectively teaching high school economics.

Program Format: A four-day residential program which primarily focuses on economic content. Also included will be demonstration lectures, simulations, special topic discussions and readings.

*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.  This is a graded course.  Assignment must be completed to receive credits.