LEONARD M. KOKKILA CENTER FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION
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Leonard M. Kokkila Center for Economic Education

The Leonard M Kokkila Center for Economic Education is a community outreach program of Robert Morris University promoting economic education in Beaver, Fayette, Greene and Washington counties.

The Center is affiliated with:

National Council on Economic Education
EconomicsPennsylvania

Economics America is the National Council for Economic Educations comprehensive economic education program.

The purpose of EconomicsAmerica is to prepare students to become:
  • Productive members of the workforce;
  • Responsible citizens;
  • Knowledgeable consumers;
  • Prudent savers and investors;
  • Effective participants in the global economy; and
  • Competent decision makers throughout their lives.
The Leonard M Kokkila Center for Economic Education provides a variety of services to promote the development of critical thinking skills. The services include:
  • Teacher training through economic workshops and seminars;
  • Technical assistance in curriculum development and the implementation of standards and assessment instruments appropriate for individual school districts;
  • The Stock Market Game;
  • Intensive partnerships with individual school districts;
  • The Business Plan Competition;
  • A resource center to provide instructional materials in economic education; and
  • Technical assistance in the development of financial literacy programs.
For More Information, Contact:

Mark J. Eschenfelder, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics
Economics and Legal Studies

eschenfelder@rmu.edu
412-397-6380 Phone
412-397-2217 Fax
Massey Hall 327
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Denise C. Letterman, M.B.A.
Associate Professor of Finance
Finance

letterman@rmu.edu
412-397-6397 Phone
412-397-2172 Fax
Massey Hall 211
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Winter 2005