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Staff Spotlight – PC Mikayla Angel

Each summer awesome FTE alumni join our staff to work as Program Coordinators (PCs) and this summer is no different! If you are a participant in one of our summer programs this year then you will get know your PCs very well. One of those all-star coordinators…

Site Spotlight – Case Western Reserve University

This summer we will be hosting our Economics for Leaders program at one of the highest ranked private research universities in the US, Case Western Reserve. This 267 acre campus is located in Cleveland Ohio, in the University City  neighborhood known for it’s…

Recent Alumni Spotlight – Tyra Polich

In our recently distributed alumni survey, over 90% of respondents agreed that the Economics for Leaders experience was useful with the college application process. We caught up with a recent alum to see how the college application process was going throughout…

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…