Lindenwood's School of Education Launches Economic Education Center (EEC)
October 9, 2018
Lindenwood University celebrated the official launch of its Economic Education Center (EEC) on Tues., October 9. The EEC represents a growing partnership between the School of Education and the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise in the Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship. Attendees included Lindenwood administrators, faculty, staff, and students; local educators; community partners, and other supporters.
According to Dr. Tawni Hunt Ferrarini, the Robert W. Plaster Professor of Economic Education, the EEC serves to help advance economic and financial literacy through professional development for K-16 educators, student programs, the distribution of educational resources, community outreach, fundraising, and scholarship. Dr. Ferrarini directs the Economic Education Center.
Pictured left to right: Dr. Roger Ellis, Dean of the Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship; Dr. Howard Wall, Director of the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise; Dr. Tawni Hunt Ferrarini, Director of the Economic Education Center; Anthony Sanders, Financial Representative with Northwestern Mutual, Lindenwood University alumnus, and financial education advocate; Dr. Anthony Scheffler, Dean of the School of Education; and Dr. Michael Shonrock, President of the Lindenwood University System.