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REAL Econ for All Conference

Economics and Personal Finance Education Conference

Open to PreK-12 teachers.

This two-day Relevant, Engaging, Activity-based Learning Econ for ALL conference takes place in the summer, typically in July, and offers more than 80 concurrent, outstanding sessions for PreK-12 educators. Premier experts from academia, business and industry lead a wide variety of economic and personal finance sessions. Upon successful completion, participants earn up to 12 hours of staff development (including the opportunity for Arkansas History hours), and receive grade-level curriculum choices, standards-based instruction and networking opportunities. 


It is without a doubt the best two days I spend every summer in Professional Development. Economic Arkansas does an awesome job in the presentation and variety of outstanding speakers. They offer quality speakers who are more than helpful in all that they do. It is the highlight of my summer to attend these sessions.

Sincerely, Marcel Vincent. Lonoke High School. 2016


Photo from 2013 REAL Conference

9th Annual REAL Econ for All Conference: July 22-23, 2020

Our signature REAL Conference went virtual in 2020! The two-day teacher professional development took place online on July 22-23. The conference schedule can still be accessed here.

Thank you to Presenting Sponsor First Security Bank for making this event possible!

This year's keynote speakers included Debbie Henney, Curriculum Development Coordinator for the Foundation for Teaching Economics, and Little Rock's own Sarah Catherine Gutierrez, founder and CEO of Aptus Financial.

We look forward to seeing everyone again in 2021!


LiveBinder Archives from previous REAL Conferences
(Access Key: Economics Arkansas)

REAL Econ for All 2020 Conference
REAL Econ for All 2019 Conference
REAL Econ for All 2018 Conference
REAL Econ for All 2017 Conference
REAL Econ for All 2016 Conference
REAL Econ for All 2015 Conference
REAL Econ for All 2014 Conference
REAL Econ for All 2013 Conference


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