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Summer 2019, Wrap-Up

Summer of 2019 was a great success as we hosted both our Economics for Leaders and Economic History for Leaders programs. 18 programs in total, serving both high school students and teachers – 765 participants! We could not have done it without our nearly…

Alumni Spotlight – Ian Kimbell (Yale University 2017)

In 2017, Ian Kimbell travelled from his town in New Albany, Indiana to attend our Economics for Leaders summer seminar at Yale University. Two years later, and Ian is now preparing for a move back east to start his freshman year of college at Harvard University.…

Site Spotlight – Southern Methodist University

Foundation for Teaching Economics is excited to be hosting our Economics for Leaders program – for both high school teachers and students – at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, TX. There is no shortage of things to do in the city of Dallas.…

Staff Spotlight – Malhaz Jibladze

Since 2011, Malhaz Jibladze has worked as a mentor teacher and online instructor for the Foundation for Teaching Economics. He also teaches AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, and AP US Government at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology…

Recent Alumni Spotlight – Sam Goldfein

Sam attended our Economics for Leaders (EFL) program last July at Brown University. Since that time, Sam has felt a new confidence in his classes. Sam says, “My new fearlessness to learn has allowed me to flourish in learning environments and become more…

Site Spotlight – Emory University

We are hosting our Economics for Leaders program at Emory University, July 15 – 20! A $300 stipend is available to all attending teachers. Emory is a university steeped in tradition and history. It was founded in 1836 in Oxford, Georgia. Emory alumni…

Alumni Spotlight – Darren George (University of Washington, ’12)

Darren George attended the Economics for Leaders program at the University of Washington in Seattle in 2012. Today he works as a political strategist and entrepreneur in Washington, DC where he founded the consulting firm GCK Consulting. Darren has led the…

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…