• Celebrate Financial Literacy Month! Enter Your Students For a Chance To Win Cash Prizes & More!
    The Council for Economic Education (CEE) invites all K-12 NY Metro area teachers* to submit their students' creative posters that illustrate a personal finance or economics related concept. Four winners will be selected by CEE - one from each grade band (K-2; 3-5; 6-8 and 9-12).
  • Prizes
    Each winner and their teacher will receive a $250 Amex gift card plus an invitation to a recognition ceremony where we will feature your work of art. We look forward to seeing your students' poster designs!
  • What to Submit
    1. Participating students should colorfully illustrate a personal finance or economics concept on either an 8-1/2" x 11" or 9 x 12" sheet.
    2. Include the complete personal finance or economics concept name illustrated in large (1" minimum) letters near the top of their drawing. Concept title should be written clearly and spelled correctly.
    3. Examples of personal finance or economics concepts include but are not limited to: Money, Loan, Mortgage, Opportunity Cost, Trade, Goods and Services, Stocks, Bonds, Real Estate, Savings Account, Debit Card and Credit Card, Exchange Rate, Compound Interest, Income, Investment...
    4. The student's artwork must be original. It can be done in any medium, including digitally.
    5. Write your student's name on the backside of their poster design.
  • Requirements for Entry
    • The contest is open only to K-12 teachers and their students from the following counties: Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Suffolk and Westchester Country.
    • Only one entry per student is permitted.
    To view the official contest rules click here. If you have any questions please email info@councilforeconed.org.
  • How to Enter
    You can enter in one of two ways:
    1. Mail Your Entry: Mail the completed poster in a large envelope along with this completed form . MUST BE POSTMARKED BY 4/26/17. Address the envelope to the following:

      Attn: Daniel Thompson
      Council for Economic Education
      122 East 42nd Street, Suite 2600
      New York, NY 10168

    2. Scan Your Entry: After your student completes their poster, scan both sides and save the file as a PDF. Complete the online form below and attach your PDF file. You must submit your scanned entries before 4/27/17. If you are submitting multiple entries you can save them all as one PDF.
    After reviewing all the submissions, we will announce the winners on 5/2/17.
  • * Contest is open only to residents of the following counties: Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Suffolk and Westchester
  • Submit Your Scanned Poster! Be sure to scan both sides!
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