Name of Engagement
Center for Economic Education
William C. Wood, Center for Economic Education
We provide training and assistance to area teachers and selected adult audiences to further the understanding of economics and the private enterprise system. Other related key words: Public Schools K-12, Education, Economic literacy, personal financial literacy, entrepreneurship education
The Center was established in 1972.
Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)
Primary Focus of Program
Community and Economic development
Benefits for Faculty, Students, Community, and Institution
Local exposure, increasing awareness of higher education opportunities for 4-8th grade students; traditionally underserved populations getting access, including places like Greene County, Page County, and Shenandoah County (rural).
Community Partner Name
Harrisonburg City Public Schools, Rockingham County Public Schools, Shenandoah Valley Economic Education, Inc.
Areas of Engagement
Community Engagement, Engaged Learning
Community Service, Center