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Site Spotlight – University of Michigan

University of Michigan is famous for many reasons. A great school for Economics, University of Michigan’s programs in Business, Accounting, Marketing, Finance, and Management are all ranked in the top five nationally. U of M is also known for its research…

Recent Alumni Spotlight – Tyon James

Alumnus Tyon James attended both the Economics for Leaders Program held at Cornell University in Ithaca New York and the Leadership Academy held in Washington D.C. in the summer of 2018. Since his time in the program Tyon has been a great advocate of the FTE…

Alumni Spotlight – Jonathon Fisher (UCLA ’09)

Jonny Fisher is an alum of our Economics for Leaders program (UCLA 2009) and worked as Program Coordinator for three summers while he was a college student at the University of California, Berkeley. Jonny has been busy since his time with FTE, interning as…

Teacher Spotlight – Krista Oberlindacher

Krista Oberlindacher has learned a lot about teaching economics over the last 15 years working as a teacher at various middle schools and high schools in the Boise area. Throughout that time, Krista has also gained personal business experience after buying…

Recent Alumni Spotlight – Danielle Goodstein

In summer 2018 Danielle attended two FTE programs. First, our flagship program Economics for Leaders at Yale University. Following this program she traveled to our Leadership Academy in Washington, DC which is an extension program to EFL that challenges participants…

FTE Online Courses

The FTE has been providing quality online instruction for economic(s) educators for many years. These online courses are unique in that educators can earn professional development and/or graduate credits in economics at a relatively low cost. Our classes offer…

Summer Wrap-Up

Another summer season with FTE has come to a close! We held 16 programs in all 5 regions of the United States. We had the help of 59 staff members specializing in leadership and economics and we served a total of 554 students and 115 teachers. Here’s what…

Site Spotlight – Washington DC

Different from our other site locations is the site of Washington, DC. The Leadership Academy reunion program for alumni of EFL and EHFL is not held on a particular college campus, but rather hosted in the heart of the District of Columbia. Participating in…

Teacher Spotlight – Joseph Hauser

Economics teacher Joseph Hauser attended our Right Start program in 2010 and it has since changed the way he thinks about economics! For 14 years Joseph has been been teaching students on a variety of subjects, including Economics, Government and U.S. History.…

FTE Staff Member Receives Economic Education Leadership Award

FTE Curriculum Director, Debbie Henney was recently nominated for the prestigious Economic Education Leadership Award from the Arizona Council on Economic Education! About Henney, the Arizona Council on Economic Education says, “Henney was nominated for…