State Network

State Network

MCEE Center MapMCEE has developed a network of Centers of Economic Education at higher learning institutions across the state. These Centers, along with MCEE, provide professional development opportunities for teachers in addition to disseminating economic and personal finance curriculum and promoting the yearly Economics Challenge and Personal Finance Decathlon.

The following colleges and universities host centers, with their location in Minnesota marked by the designated color: 

University of St. Thomas (Red)

Center for Economic Education
University of St. Thomas, Department of Economics
OEC 428, Mail 4230, 2115 Summit Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55105-1096

Director: Agapitos Papagapitos
(651) 962-5686

Associate Director: Monica Hartman
(651) 962-5681

University of Minnesota - Extension (Red)

Center for Personal and Family Financial Education
Department of Family Social Science, University of Minnesota
32D McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55108-6142

Director: Mary Jo Katras
(612) 203-6403

St. Catherine University (Red)

Minnesota Center for Diversity in Economics
St. Catherine University, Economics and Political Science Department
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105


Director: Kristine West
(612) 962-5686

Minnesota State University-Mankato (Orange)

Center for Economic Education
Minnesota State University-Mankato, Department of Economics
150 Morris Hall
Mankato, MN 56001

Director: Ashok Chowdhury
(507) 389-5329

St. Cloud State University (Green)

Center for Economic Education
St. Cloud State University, Department of Economics
329 Stewart Hall, 720 Fourth Ave S
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498
(320) 308-2157


Director: Cindy Fitzthum
(320) 308-2170

College of St. Scholastica (Blue)

Center for Economic Education
Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics
T3134, 1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811

Director: Robert Hoffman
(218) 340-9273

Minnesota State University-Moorhead (Purple)

Center for Economic Education
Minnesota State University-Moorhead, Department of Economics
383 MacLean Hall, 1104 7th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56563

Director: Gregory Stutes
(218) 477-4027