Opening and Closing Bell on Wall Street
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), Council for Economic Education (CEE), and Junior Achievement (JA) visit the NYSE to highlight the good works these three organizations are doing to promote financial literacy with children and students. They are also celebrating the launch of the NYSE Euronext Virtual Field Trip as part of Financial Literacy Week. The NYSE Euronext Virtual Field Trip, created through a partnership with Discovery Education, is a one hour segment that features a tour of the NYSE Trading Floor, interviews with NYSE Euronext Executives, and a live Q and A session with Duncan Niederauer, CEO of NYSE Euronext. The program will be broadcast live on April 11th from 12pm-1pm on the Discovery Education website, and will be later archived on the NYSE Euronext website as an education tool for students. In honor of the occasion, representatives from Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), Council for Economic Education (CEE), and Junior Achievement (JA) ring The Closing BellSM.
-- NYSE Euronext Commemorates Financial Literacy Week (April 9-13) --
About Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship: NFTE works closely with educators in high-need schools to re-engage students in learning, introduce them to business concepts, and open up their possibilities for the future.
About the Council for Economic Education: CEE is the leading organization in the United States that focuses on the economic and financial education of students from kindergarten through high school.
About Junior Achievement: NFTE empowers young people to own their economic success. Our volunteer-delivered, K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential.