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DEBBIE HENNEY – Debbie Henney is an economics professor and director of the honors program at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona. She began presenting programs as a Mentor Teacher for the Foundation for Teaching Economics in 2006 and is currently the Curriculum Director for FTE. Debbie spent the first 10 years of her career teaching economics in the high school classroom and later championed economic education efforts as Executive Director of the Arizona Council on Economic Education and President of the Arizona Council for the Social Studies. She writes economic education lessons for the k-12 classroom and regularly presents workshops, in-service trainings and week-long residential programs for schools, teachers and students in Arizona and around the country.


TOM WOODBURY – (EFL St. Petersburg 2008, Boulder Reunion 2009) loves adventure and the outdoors, and currently works as a school counselor at Mt. Blue High School in Farmington, Maine. He has been working with the Foundation for Teaching Economics since 2011, and comes back every year to help pass on the experiences and tools gained through EFL, as well as to learn and grow with today’s leaders. Over the next few years, Tom plans on working with Adventure-Based Therapy programs around the country. Tom enjoys epic hikes, playing music with others, exploring new places, and snowshoeing with his dog, Gauge.