Economics Summer Teacher Institute


A no-fee, week-long program for middle school and high school teachers, presented by the Office of Economic Education.

2020 Economics Summer Teacher Institute | June 8-12, 2020 | 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. daily

The Office of Economic Education offers an annual week-long summer institute based in intensive content, alignment to the Arizona state standards, and modelling for classroom applicability. Typically, we rotate on a multi-year cycle between the main elements of the economics standards: Microeconomics; Macroeconomics; Personal Finance.

Teachers will receive a certificate for 30 hours of professional development 

The summer institute is underwritten by the Thomas R. Brown Foundation and offered at no charge to attending teachers.

Teachers selected to participate in the OEE Summer Institute will attend class from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., June 8-12, 2020.

Breakfast, lunch, and free covered parking are included in the program at no charge. Also, we have a modest fund from which to assist with lodging costs for those who attend from outside Pima County.

Priority admission is given to middle and high school educators in the fields of Social Studies and Economics, but we also welcome teachers of Math and Business.

For additional information, please contact Megan Kirts, Office of Economic Education director.


Registration will open in February of 2020

There is no fee for this program but you must apply to attend: