2020 PFC National Champions

California students win $10,000 grand prize in national Personal Finance Challenge by getting “hands-on” about money, despite school closures The students were led to victory by their high school business teacher in the midst of statewide shelter-in-place orders For Immediate Release: Monday, May 11, 2020 Press Contact: Lexie Nguyen; anguyen@ccee.org; (562)-533-3621 Four students and their high school business…

Important Update Regarding COVID-19

Important Update Regarding COVID-19 In the face of the evolving situation surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, CCEE has made the following changes to its normal operations:  CCEE offices will remain closed until further notice – During this time, CCEE staff will be working remotely and are available via email. CCEE’s office phone will not be active while…

California K-12 Economic and Personal Finance Education Hasn’t Been Revised in Thirty-Five Years

California K-12 Economic and Personal Finance Education Hasn’t Been Revised in Thirty-Five Years Students are ill-equipped to become smart consumers because the K-12 economics requirement has not been strengthened since first implemented in 1985 and there remains no requirement for personal finance. For Release: Thursday, February 13, 2020 Press Contact: Lexie Nguyen; anguyen@ccee.org; (562)-533-362 Los Angeles,…

Co-founder of Wells Fargo Foothill and Pioneer of North American Commercial Finance Donates $1 Million to California Council on Economic Education Amid Rising Concerns Over Financial Illiteracy

Co-founder of Wells Fargo Foothill and Pioneer of North American Commercial Finance Donates $1 Million to California Council on Economic Education Amid Rising Concerns Over Financial Illiteracy Donation intended to inspire other major gifts to improve economic and financial education for California’s K-12 students For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 21, 2019Press Contact: Lexie Nguyen, 562-533-3621; anguyen@ccee.org Los…

California Council on Economic Education partners with Los Angeles Unified to bring students and families financial education

California Council on Economic Education partners with Los Angeles Unified to bring students and families financial education FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lexie Nguyen, (562)-533-3621                              LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2019 – Officials at the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) announced plans Thursday to partner with the California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) to improve financial…

Northern California Students Among Nationally Top-Ranked Teams in National Economics Challenge

Northern California Students Among Nationally Top-Ranked Teams in National Economics Challenge The students beat out over 10,000 students from across the country, to be named as two of the eight finalists continuing on to the national round in New York City. For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 16, 2019 Press Contact: Lexie Nguyen, 562-533-3621; anguyen@ccee.org Los Angeles, May 16,…

CCEE Appoints Former Cal State LA Development Expert Denise Gutierrez as New President and CEO

CCEE Appoints Former Cal State LA Development Expert as New President and CEO For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Press Contact: Lexie Nguyen; anguyen@ccee.org Los Angeles, April 16, 2019 – The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) —the statewide nonprofit leading the effort to educate California’s students on economics and personal finance—has named Denise Gutierrez as…