We believe economic and financial education is essential for making life’s most important decisions.


Volunteering with CCEE opens the door for you to share your expertise with students.


Investing in CCEE enables us to prepare future leaders for financial success.

The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) works with California teachers to create financially literate students who thrive in the global economy. CCEE was founded as part of the California State University Foundation to provide training and standards-based curriculum in economics to California teachers and became a 501(c)3 charitable organization in 1999.

CCEE 2017-18 Teacher of the Year

The winning teacher(s) were honored at the CFA Society Los Angeles 2018 Annual Forecast Dinner,

and will also receive $500 in cash and $250 worth of classroom materials.

Christy Heaton

Economics Teacher

Homestead High School

Christy Heaton, an Economics teacher at Homestead High School in Cupertino, CA. In 2017, Christy’s student teams competed and won the David Ricardo division for the California State Final of the National Economics Challenge and went on to compete in the National Finals in New York City, beating out 10,000 student competitors. Her students also consistently perform well on the AP exams.

Bonnie Maye

Business & Accounting Teacher

El Segundo High School

Bonnie Maye is teaches Business, Business Economics and Business Accounting at El Segundo High School and has worked tirelessly to create a Business/Finance and Economics pathway for high school students. She is passionate about teaching her students real-world skills, including economic and personal finance decision-making, entrepreneurial problem-solving and business plan development.

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