Federal Reserve Financial Education Day

Second Federal Reserve District:

New York | 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (EST)

This program will help to educate high school students on topics such as student debt and college financing. Students will also have the opportunity to meet and speak with Bank staff over lunch, tour the Bank’s museum, and hear keynote addresses by senior Bank leaders, including the Bank's President, Bill Dudley. 

Third Federal Reserve District:

Philadelphia | 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. (EST)

This one-evening professional development program will focus on lessons for teaching middle and high school students about decision-making for post-high school. Active- and collaborative learning lessons for teaching about human capital attainment, career decision-making, and postsecondary education will be demonstrated. Teachers from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware will receive 2.5 hours of professional development credit (Act 48 in Pennsylvania), dinner, and all curriculum materials.    

 

Fifth Federal Reserve District:

Richmond | 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (EST)

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond invites middle and high school educators to participate in a special edition of our Evening at the Fed Lecture Series. This fall's program "College and Career Readiness" is part of the Federal Reserve's Financial Education Day with the goal of promoting discussion about the importance of financial education. Presenters will discuss human capital investment and higher education, and share resources designed to help students evaluate their choices for this major financial decision.

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Sixth-District

Atlanta | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (EST)

Join us for the 2014 Financial Education Day at the Fed featuring a keynote address by Matthew E. Kahn, professor at UCLA's Institute of the Environment, department of economics, and department of public policy. Dr. Kahn is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. The Georgia Council on Economic Education (GCEE) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta will showcase digital and print materials for teaching human capital, college and career planning, and financial preparedness to students. Participants will receive free resources.  GCEE will provide substitute reimbursement.

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Webinar: A Look at the New Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life | 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (CST)

Join us for a look at the new Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life four-part curriculum unit designed for personal finance-related high school classrooms. The robust curriculum uses hands-on learning strategies and technology integration to teach students about key personal finance concepts and to apply what they've learned—exploring options, making decisions, and completing projects using real-world tools. The lessons are correlated to the Jump$tart National Personal Finance Standards and meet the requirements of several components of the Common Core Standards. The activities incorporate opportunities for students to write, research, report, graph, calculate, evaluate, support a position, make decisions, and reflect as well as to work collaboratively in groups or individually. Each lesson segment is presented in multiple formats so you can select what works best for your classroom. The curriculum unit focuses on goals, decision making, financial institutions, credit, education, careers, and budgeting. All participants will receive a flash drive of the new Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life curriculum.

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Webinar: A Look at the New Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life | 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CST)

Join us for a look at the new Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life four-part curriculum unit designed for personal finance-related high school classrooms. The robust curriculum uses hands-on learning strategies and technology integration to teach students about key personal finance concepts and to apply what they've learned—exploring options, making decisions, and completing projects using real-world tools.  The lessons are correlated to the Jump$tart National Personal Finance Standards and meet the requirements of several components of the Common Core Standards. The activities incorporate opportunities for students to write, research, report, graph, calculate, evaluate, support a position, make decisions, and reflect as well as to work collaboratively in groups or individually.  Each lesson segment is presented in multiple formats so you can select what works best for your classroom. The curriculum unit focuses on goals, decision making, financial institutions, credit, education, careers, and budgeting. All participants will receive a flash drive of the new Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life curriculum.

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Birmingham | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (CST)

We are excited to offer a one-day workshop for teachers that focuses on the financial topics of credit and investing with college- and career-readiness applications. The workshop will pair active learning lessons with standards for easy classroom implementation. Concepts include credit and debt, credit reports and scores, saving and investing, human capital, and financing postsecondary education. Substitute reimbursement may be available.

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Jacksonville | 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. (EST)

This session will feature creative learning strategies, free technology resources, and lesson plans and curricula to teach Florida's new standards for financial literacy. Help your students become more financially literate and better equipped to make college and career choices with new technology tools and hands-on lessons that appeal to all learning styles.

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Nashville | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (CST)

Help your students be better equipped to make college and career choices! This session will help you learn more about postsecondary education and its connection to income, student loans, career opportunities, and unemployment. We will demonstrate creative learning strategies, highlight free technology resources, and share new ready-made curriculum materials. Additionally, we will share data about the current economic and employment situation. Participants will receive free curriculum materials and technology resources. Join us for this interactive workshop that will help you to connect students to their futures.

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Eighth Federal Reserve District:

St. Louis, Memphis, Louisville and Little Rock | 4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (CST)

With the negative trifecta of college tuition, student debt, and student loan default all on the rise, this is the perfect time to help your students plan for this life-changing transition. From sourcing financial aid and choosing a school to budgeting before and after graduation, this workshop has the tools you need to prepare your students for financial life after high school.

This informative workshop is suitable for middle and high school educators and counselors. Dinner will be provided.

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Ninth Federal Reserve District:

Saint Paul | 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. (CST)

High school students and their parents or another caring adult are invited to join the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis for an evening on how to make the financial leap from high school to what's next. Explore how to take charge of this process to maximize the chances of success – whatever success means to you. Careers, college, community service and achieving financial independence will be the key messages of the evening.

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Tenth Federal Reserve District:

Kansas City | 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. (CST)

Local high school students will learn about wealth building and planning for college and careers in an informative and interactive workshop.

Registration for this event is by invitation only.

Oklahoma City | Two, one-hour sessions

Two high school classes (50 students each) will learn about human capital and planning for college and careers in an informative and interactive program at their school.

Registration for this event is by invitation only.

Twelfth-District

San Francisco | 9:15 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. (PST)

This year's program will include a session on saving and investing; a panel discussion and Q and A with successful young entrepreneurs; a mentoring roundtable with Federal Reserve staff; and a presentation on how to finance college.

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