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"I appreciate these econ workshops and the materials provided free. They really help me to meet my social studies standards in a fun way, as well as tie across curriculums."

"What a wonderful way for our students to think creatively and be rewarded for it, and learn while having fun!"



Date & Time


Full STEAM Ahead! Integrating Economics Instruction with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math ~ A Workshop for K-8 Teachers

There is no fee for this workshop, but advance registration is required.

Mrs. Gina Boyd, PCEE Teacher Advocate

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Mayflower Mill Elementary School Library

200 East, 500 South, Lafayette, IN

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The PCEE's 2017 Classroom Business Enterprise (CBE) Showcase Event

CBE Teachers and students will display their products and share information about how they started and ran a classroom business.

Wednesday, April 12
10:30 - Noon
Krannert Building Drawing Room, Purdue University, West Lafayette

Free and open to the public.  Visit our CBE page or contact us for more information.

EconVersations for Middle and High School Teachers: Why Should Science Teachers Have All the Fun?  Experimental Economics and Your Classroom

There is no fee to attend EconVersations, but advance registration is required.

Prof. Dave Perkis, PCEE Director

Mrs. Tracy Franklin, Teacher, Pioneer Junior-Senior High School


Wednesday, May 10, 2017
5:15 – 7:30 p.m.

MCL Cafeteria
521 Sagamore Pkwy. W.
West Lafayette

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The PCEE is available to present on-site professional development workshops for staff at elementary, middle, and high schools.

View our Elementary Brochure to see a listing of some of the workshops you may request to be held on-site at your school.

Secondary programs include Financial Fitness for Life, AP Economics, Virtual Economics, and many more.

Mrs. Gina Boyd, Mayflower Mill Elementary School

PCEE Staff

At your convenience! Contact us for more information or  to request a workshop at your school!

*Note to Teachers: Workshops provided by the Purdue Center for Economic Education will typically count towards the Professional Growth Plans of participating teachers whose plans feature elementary of elementary education, social studies, economics, or business education.  Contact hours will determine the number of points earned by workshop participants toward the acquisition of skills and content identified on the Professional Growth Plan.