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Ken Leonard

Associate Vice President of FTE


Ken Leonard received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington, his Master’s in Education from Eastern Washington University and his Bachelor of Arts from LaVerne College in LaVerne, California.

He taught high school economics in California, served on the faculty at Whitworth College and Seattle Pacific University, and served as a vice president at Seattle Pacific. Ken currently works as associate vice president of TFAS’s economic education programing for high school students and teachers, the Foundation for Teaching Economics.

Ken also runs a fundraising and management-consulting firm and has developed many programs, curriculum units and activities for teaching economics. His work appears in materials published by FTE, the National Council on Economic Education and the Wall Street Journal Classroom Edition. Ken has been recognized for his work with awards from the Freedoms Foundation and the National Council on Economic Education.