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Nan Morrison
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Nan J. Morrison is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Council for Economic Education. She directs all activities of the CEE and works closely with our affiliated State Council and University Centers. She is an accomplished strategy consultant with extensive experience in the non-profit world. This experience, along with her academic background anchored in mathematics, makes her fundamentally aware of the critical importance of economic and financial literacy in the lives of our nation's young people.

Recently, as a Partner at Accenture, she worked with senior leaders at several major universities and departments of education. Prior to Accenture, Nan was a Partner with other leading consulting firms -- including Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Mercer Management Consulting. Nan has also held operational roles at Morgan Stanley and General Electric.

Nan serves on the Executive Committee of JASA (Jewish Association Serving the Aging), where she founded the Strategic Planning Committee and has led several task forces to implement major policy changes. She was a founder of ReStart Central, an organization that was started to help small businesses recover in the aftermath of 9/11. She has completed four triathlons. She holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Yale University (magna cum laude) and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School, with second year honors.

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Using The Lessons of Financial And Economic Literacy to Teach The Common Core

(2) Comments | Posted September 19, 2013 | 4:22 PM

This year, as teachers gear up for the start of a new school year, they may be spending more hours than usual planning for the upcoming semester. In addition to the matter-of-course prep, time-consuming in and of itself, K-12 educators in just about every state will have to find a...

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Chicago Public Schools Raise the Bar for Financial Education

(1) Comments | Posted February 7, 2013 | 3:35 PM

Last month, students nationwide headed back to school to begin the semester anew. And for high school seniors, that means graduation is already looming large on their minds. In just a few short months, some are going to continue on to post-secondary education, some will enter the working world, and...

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To a Happier New Financial Year: Smart Decision-Making Begins in the Classroom

(4) Comments | Posted December 26, 2012 | 11:54 AM

With less than a week until the new year, there's a lot of anxiety mounting over the approaching "fiscal cliff," the nickname for a series of tax measures set to go into effect at the stroke of midnight. Between now and then, and in the months after, politicians are going...

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