Virtual Learning Opportunities
Many of the Federal Reserve Banks across the country offer webinars to educator and student audiences. Find out more about these programs and how to register below.
Federal Reserve System
Race and Economics Webinar Series
How Diverse Perspectives Improve Economics
Discussing Race in the Economics Classroom
This Federal Reserve Education event featured economists with years of teaching experience and research sharing strategies for discussing race in the economics classroom, whether at the high school or college level. Learn strategies for engaging your students on this timely and relevant topic through a video recording of the event here.
Board of Governors
Exploring Careers in Economics
Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve Education (FRE) welcomed students nationwide via webcast to discuss career opportunities and diversity in economics and to learn about career paths within the Federal Reserve System. Watch a video of the event on.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Teaching Visual Literacy and Foreign Affairs: Middle and High School U.S. History
July 16, 9-10 am CT or 1-2 pm CT
Educators will learn about resources from the Center for Legislative Archives to help students develop visual and disciplinary literacy while studying America's relationship to the world. The session will feature tow eBooks with political cartoons by renowned cartoonists (and father and son) Clifford and Jim Berryman, illustrating foreign policy from the 1890s to the 1960s. The session will also highlight cartoons that show the path to World War I, U.S. engagement in World War II, and the international tensions of the Cold War.
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Danny Dollar Academy is a FREE financial literacy program that promotes entrepreneurship, personal finance, civic responsibility and smart financial decision-making in grades 3, 4 and 5. The program is based on the best-selling children’s book Danny Dollar Millionaire Extraordinaire: The Lemonade Escapade by Ty Allan Jackson. To learn more about how to get your classroom involved, we encourage you to register for one of our upcoming Danny Dollar Academy information sessions:
- Session 2: Friday, Oct. 16 12:00-12:30pm
- Session 3: Tuesday, Oct. 20 4:00 – 4:30pm
Girls Make I.T. Better invites high school girls from 4th District majority-minority high schools to explore Bank careers in STEM fields. As part of this program, Bank staff with careers in STEM fields including Information Technology Services, Information Security, and eGoverment departments, mentor students through multiple hands on activities guided by their mentors and other Bank volunteers. This year’s virtual program will be comprised of 12, 1-hour live modules consisting of interaction with a STEM professional at the Federal Reserve Bank and other neighboring institutions. Each session will include a STEM professional's journey, a hands-on STEM activity, and a closing assessment question. Registration is open
The Student Board program is a personal and professional development program designed to help high school juniors and seniors transition successfully from high school into college or a career. Students will learn personal finance, employability skills, entrepreneurship, community development, and college life. The Student Board application is now open. Interested candidates can complete the online application here.
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Summer Series for Educators
June 22 - August 15, 2020
Educators can watch a total of 10 on-demand presentations on the Global Impact of COVID-19, Monetary Policy Tools-Pre and Post COVID, Fiscal Policy, Regional Economic Updates on Dallas, El Paso, Houston and San Antonio, Resources for Educators, Financial Literacy, and Tools for Teaching in a Virtual Environment. Educators may earn one hour of CPE for each video. Videos are found at https://www.dallasfed.org/educate/events.
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
A series of career development-focused programs for high school students offers direct exposure to a chief executive officer, business developer, mayor, executive director and other leaders to learn development strategies for workforce preparation and success. Visit our career education page and select the video tab to view a recording of the programs below.
21st Century Careers: A Portrait of Leadership
Kansas City Fed president, Esther George, shares her career journey, lessons learned and valuable tips for students as they prepare for careers.
21st Century Careers: Skillset for Success
Learn practical tips for building leadership skills and developing career competencies.
21st Century Careers: Opportunity Occupations
Meet career professionals representing a variety of career paths that pay above the annual median wage, but don't require a four-year degree and are poised for significant future growth.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
It's tough for you to participate in professional development and still be in the classroom with your students. You have a lot to do and so little time to get it all done. Click, Learn, and Teach, a series of online professional development programs from the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and St. Louis, is designed to make it easier! There are three options for you to consider, each with a different level of time commitment and a different level of educational attainment: Graduate Credit, FRB Certification, and CPDU Credit. Choose among inflation, unemployment, GDP, money, and monetary policy.