Welcome to the home page of the Gus A. Stavros Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Economic Education at Florida State University.
The Center is a member of the Council for Economic Education, and as a Council member, assumes responsibility for furthering economic education both in schools and among community groups in its service area.
Our 13th annual Creative Teaching Ideas for Your Basic Economics Course workshop
The FSU and USF Stavros Centers for Economic Education are partnering with the Miami Dade Center for Economic Education to host our 13th annual Creative Teaching Ideas for Your Basic Economics Course on February 3rd 2017 in Miami, FL. Plan to attend and we’ll send more information when details are finalized.
Common Sense Economics
CSE for Life (CSE 1000) course for Educators: Fall 2016
The Florida State University Stavros Center will offer Common Sense Economics for Life for Educators course this Fall. Instructors who successfully complete the course earn a certificate and a confirmation letter of completion. If you are interested in taking this 12-week course, it will begin on September 12th 2016, and run through December 5th. You can register here. For an additional fee, teachers can also earn graduate credit for this course from the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs (UCCS) Extended Studies program. Those interested in the graduate credit opportunity should enroll with UCCS here before the start of the class in order to avoid their late fee after the deadline passes. For more information about our CSE for Life Educators course, click here.
Common Sense: Economics for Life! Course Package
We are seeking to identify and cooperate with instructors interested in offering the course at their school
|CSE Course Package PDF|
Excellence in Economic Education (EEE)
Designed to promote excellence in the teaching of economics, the EEE program seeks to bring economic excitement alive for both students and teachers.
Study of Political Economy and Free Enterprise (SPEFE)
The SPEFE program focuses on research that enhances the understanding of the institutions and policies supportive of free enterprise.