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Economics Arkansas' 60th Anniversary

For sixty years, Economics Arkansas has been providing the state's PreK-12 teachers with the tools and the confidence to integrate economics into the classroom and help students prepare for "real life." 


Upcoming Events

We hope you can join us throughout the year as we celebrate this milestone anniversary!

  • April 2022

    National Financial Literacy Month

    National Financial Literacy Month places the importance of learning about finances and the tools to learn about them right in the classroom. No matter the age, putting the know-how and resources at the fingertips of children will give them the power to make smart decisions now and in the future.

  • Leadership in Free Enterprise Award Luncheon
    Little Rock Marriott

    Economics Arkansas presents the 2022 Leadership in Free Enterprise Award to Tommy May, CEO and Chairman of Simmons First Foundation.

    Individual tickets are still available.

  • Economics Arkansas 60th Anniversary
    Virtual Day of Giving

    Join us as we celebrate sixty years of life-enriching economics and personal finance education! Help us to ensure Arkansas students learn essential skills for building prosperous, fulfilling lives by making a gift to Economics Arkansas Foundation.

  • 11th Annual REAL Econ for All Conference
    Central Arkansas

    This two-day Relevant, Engaging, Activity-based Learning Econ for All conference offers dozens of outstanding sessions for Prek-12 educators. Premier experts from academia, business, and industry lead a wide variety of economic and personal finance sessions.

  • National Economic Education Month

    As of 2021, October is officially National Economic Education Month! The observance promotes the importance of teaching economic education in our schools. Stay tuned for details of special events!


Anniversary Publication

2022 marks Economics Arkansas' 60th anniversary of providing quality economic education training and resources to Arkansas teachers and students! We created a supplement for the Arkansas Business Journal. To view the supplement, please click through the pages below.

A similar publication was created in 2012 celebrating our 50th anniversary.


Lasting Impact Stories

Bessie B. Moore talking with students.

The professional development trainings and programs of Economics Arkansas have made an undeniable impact on educators and students who have participated. Read testimonies of the lasting impact economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship education have had on the people of Arkansas.