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PCEE's Teacher Advocate, Gina Boyd, Wins National Award

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Congratulations to the Purdue Center for Economic Education's teacher advocate, Mrs. Gina Boyd, on her selection as a recipient of the prestigious Council of Economic Education's John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Award at the elementary school level.

This national award recognizes Mrs. Boyd for her excellent service in providing after-school teacher workshops for the PCEE, and exemplifying the importance of economic and financial education to the future success of young students.  She received the award at the 55th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, in October 2016.

Mrs. Boyd is a 4th and 5th grade high ability teacher at Mayflower Mill Elementary School in Lafayette, Indiana.  In addition to facilitating workshops for the PCEE in which she demonstrates to other teachers how to incorporate economic education into their own elementary school classrooms, she also serves on the Elementary Educator Advisory Committee to the PCEE.