STEM Bridge: Crossing the Financial Literacy Divide

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Embrace the transformative potential of weaving financial literacy into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education. ACEE proudly partnered with ASU ASAP STEM Fellowship and The Phoenix Zoo to integrate economics into STEM during a series of hands-on workshops for educators. Click the link below to watch the video.

Student Spotlight – Danielle

Q: How has your family and cultural background shaped the person you want to become?  From a young age I’ve always driven myself to be the best, get the best grades, be a leader in the classroom, and treat others with respect. My family supports my drive to learn new skills, In addition to getting my career started, as … Read more

Administrator Spotlight Reegan Heddings

Q: How has your family and cultural background shaped the person you are today?  My family and cultural background have played a crucial role in shaping my values and principles. Growing up, I was instilled with a strong work ethic and a deep appreciation for education. My family’s emphasis on financial responsibility and the value … Read more

Teacher Spotlight Heidi Bonfante

Q: How did your family and culture influence who you are today?  I came to America as many of my students did – not speaking a word of English. And, like many of my students, my entire family of five bunked with my grandmother in a one-bedroom apartment. My dad had served in the military … Read more

Board Spotlight – Emily Schwartz

Emily Schwartz

Q: What makes ACEE significant in your perspective? Education and inspiring the next generation of learners is a responsibility we all share and the resources that ACEE provides in pursuit of this goal is truly mind boggling. Listening to stories of the brand new teacher who stayed in the profession because of the support provided … Read more

Student Spotlight – Jada

Jada Holmes

Q: How has your family and cultural background shaped the person you want to become?  My family is a big part of who I am. I am blessed to have such amazing people around me. Growing up with a single mom who worked part-time and my father encouraging me to know and learn my culture, … Read more

Teacher Spotlight – LaTanya Edenburgs

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Q: How has your family and cultural background shaped the person you are today? As an African American, my cultural heritage is a tapestry: woven with threads of education, resilience, and creativity. My family has shaped who I am today, by being a role model and teaching me the importance of walking in my own … Read more

Arizona Council on Economic Education Launches ‘Invest in Girls’

Arizona Council on Economic Education launches Invest in Girls empowering high school females with essential financial skills, addressing gender disparities. PHOENIX, AZ, UNITED STATES, February 15, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ — Arizona Council on Economic Education Launches ‘Invest in Girls‘ Program, Fostering Financial Careers for High School Females The Arizona Council on Economic Education (ACEE) proudly declares … Read more