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About the Center

The NMU-CEEE provides a variety of services, programs and resources including K-12 educator training programs, professional development workshops, graduate courses and more. Look for a our programs in this website and in our Facebook page.

The NMU-CEEE is the recipient of the 2012 Albert Beekhuis Center of Excellence Award from the National Council for Economic Education.


In-person workshop at NMU: Understanding Global Economic Issues. Oct 20, 2023



Acadmic mall in the fall

Courses and Workshops

The CEEE offers a course as part of Action in Education Summer Institute. The children's program Cowanomics is offered as part of the NMU Summer College for Kids.


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MOOC: Earn Digital Badges Prior to Arriving on NMU's Campus

Future students earn digital badges prior to arriving on NMU’s campus. Each can be placed on your resume, college application, and social networking site. Learn more.


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Economic Education Award

Hugo Eyzaguirre and Tawni Ferrarini of NMU's economics faculty, along with J. Brian O’Roark of Robert Morris University, were honored by the Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE). Their note, "Textbook Confessions: Government Failure" received The Journal of Private Enterprise Best Educational Note Award at the APEE international conference in Cancun, Mexico. It appeared in the fall 2014 edition of the journal.


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Your Wealth Lecture Series

The CEEE is the proud leader of the "Your Wealth" lecture series. Learn more about recent speakers at


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High School Economics

Common Sense Economics for Life online course for high school teachers: economics and personal finance. After successful completion, earn a certificate and the course package (videos, quizzes, exams, exercises, interactive activities). This 15-week college-level course begins on Sept 14th. More here: CSE


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Student Competitions

In winter and spring: The UP Economics and Personal Challenges for HS students and the UP Economics Poster Contest for ES and MS students. Learn more here. And starting 2016 Personal Finance Challenge for HS students.

Contact Information | 906-227-1218

Northern Michigan University, Gries Hall, Room 300A

1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855