The company we keep
As an organization serving teachers, it is important for us to have a network of other organizations to help us stay on top of what’s happening so we can better do our job. We have direct involvement with some organizations, while others serve as resources. All share our vision of students being prepared for their economic roles in the world.
The Council for Economic Education (CEE) is the national affiliate of the Georgia Council on Economic Education. The nationwide network consists of approximately 40 state Councils on Economic Education and 200 Centers for Economic Education.
The mission of CEE, founded in 1949, is to help all students develop economic ways of thinking and problem solving that they can use in their lives as consumers, savers, members of the workforce, responsible citizens, and effective participants in the global economy. The organization does this by publishing and distributing books, teaching materials and resources for the classroom.
The Georgia Consortium for Personal Financial Literacy was created by the Georgia Council on Economic Education, along with the Consumer Credit Counseling Service (now CredAbility), the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Junior Achievement, to promote wise decision making when it comes to personal finance. The organization works with the business community as well as local and state governments to promote responsible decision making by consumers. David Martin, the Council’s Executive Director, serves as Treasurer of the Consortium.
The National Association of Economic Educators (NAEE) is the professional association for the Council network that provides a forum for sharing best practices and research, and exchanging ideas among those involved in economic and financial education. Over the years, Georgia Council staff have played an active leadership role in NAEE serving on various committees. Program Manager Mike Raymer currently serves as President.
The Georgia Council also works closely with these organizations:
America Korea Friendship Society
Atlanta Rotary International
Atlantic Institute - Istanbul Center
Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
Center for Ethics and Corporate Responsibility
The College Board
Communities in Schools of Atlanta
Communities in Schools of Georgia
European Union Delegation to the United States
Executive Round Table (Berry College)
Executive Round Table (Georgia Tech)
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Foundation for Economic Education
Georgia Association of Economic Educators
Georgia Association of Economics and Finance
Georgia Council for the Social Studies
Georgia Department of Education
Georgia Humanities Council
Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education
Georgia Public Policy Foundation
Georgia Public Television
Georgia Securities Association
Georgia State University
Georgia State University, Ramsey Chair of Private Enterprise
Japan America Society of Georgia
Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
Junior Achievement of Georgia
100 Black Men of Atlanta
SIFMA Foundation for Investor Education
Youth Entrepreneurs Georgia