National Institute for Consumer Education records
07.NICE

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Michigan Consumer Education Center.
Creator
National Institute for Consumer Education (U.S.).
Title
National Institute for Consumer Education records
ID
07.NICE
Date [inclusive]
1974-1994
Extent
0.6 Linear feet 1 archive box, 1 halfsize archive box
Language
English
Abstract
The Nation Institute for Consumer Education (NICE) records documents the work of the professional development center located in the College of Education at Eastern Michigan University. The materials in the collection date from 1973 when the center was founded at the Michigan Consumer Education Center, through 1994. Administration of the program as well as the last 20 years of the center are not documented in the collection. Files are arranged by formal publications, reports, pamphlets, clippings, news releases and administrative materials.

Preferred Citation note

Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Administrative History note

The Nation Institute for Consumer Education (NICE) is a resource and professional development center for consumer educators. NICE serves K-12 educators, college faculty and students, private industry representatives, government agency personnel, education association leaders, consumer, arbor and community groups, and media representatives. It was a clearinghouse for consumer education materials and linked materials with educators. Textbooks, curriculum guides, software programs, research reports and videos. Previously known as the Michigan Consumer Education Center and located in the College of Education at Eastern Michigan University since 1973, it is a professional development center. Since 1976, NICE has served as an Economic Education Center at Eastern Michigan University, in the network of university centers of the National Council on Economic Education and since 1991, has served as the Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for Consumer Education, a national information system for education practitioners operated by the United States Department of Education.

Eastern Michigan University provides basic operational funds for NICE. Additional support comes from corporations, associations, foundations, governments and individuals through grants, contracts, fees and contributions.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2013 December 11

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-0020

Conditions Governing Access note

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Consumer Education
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University. College of Education

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Collection Inventory

Publications 

Box Folder

Financial Services Reform and the Consumer: A global Perspective by the Institute of Policy Management and the National Institute for Consumer Education 1992 

1 1

Consumer Approach to Investing: A Teaching Guide by the National Institute for Consumer Education 1992-1994 

1 2

 Michigan Consumer Education Center. National Institute for Consumer Education (U.S.). NICE Newsletter 1974-1994 

1 3

Consumer Education Newsletter 1974-1987 

1 4

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Box Folder

Consumer Education Reports 

1 5-7

Consumer Education Pamphlets, Announcements 

2 1

Clippings 

2 2

News Releases 1976-1994 

2 3

Miscellaneous Administrative Materials 

2 4