Tennessee Council on Economic and Free Enterprise Education
at Middle Tennessee State University's Jones College of Business

econ monthOur mission is to equip PreK-12 schools with standards-based resources and professional development to teach economics, personal finance and the free enterprise system using practical, innovative and inspiring methods.

Our vision is for Tennessee students to master an understanding of economics and personal finance and apply that knowledge for success in the free enterprise system.

News - October 2021: MTSU council applauds governor’s nod to importance of economics education

Professional Development Opportunities
Webinars by TN CEFEE
Best of Economics - Supply and Demand
October 27      3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST/4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. EST
Best of Economics - Globalization
November 10    3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST/4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. EST
Programs with/by Partner Organizations
Open Borders - The Science and Ethics of Immigration
October 7   6:00 p.m. CST   MTSU State Farm Room 
Wretched Refuse? The Politcal Economy of Immigration and Institutions - lecture by Benjamin Powell
October 13  6:00 p.m. CST - VIA Zoom
The State of the Liberal Project: The Struggle for a Better World
October 21   7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CST - via ZOOM
Maverick: A Biography on Thomas Sowell (Lecture by the Author, Jason Riley)
February 17, 2022   Details to come


Professional Development Conferences


Tennessee Jump$tart

June 9-10, 2021     Virtual Conference

Council for Economic Education

October 2021     TBA

Southern Business Education Association

October 19-23, 2021     TBA

National Business Education Association

March 30-April 2, 2021     New Orleans, Louisiana

Association for Research in Business Education

March 30-April 2, 2021     New Orleans, Lousiana

National Association for Business Teacher Education

March 30-April 2, 2021     New Orleans, Lousiana

International Society for Business Education

August 1-6, 2021     Trieste, Italy