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
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 18
Time: 6-7:30 CT / 7-8:30 ET
Audience: High school and college-level educators and students
Registration: The event is free, but registration is requested by Nov. 16.
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
Tuesday, November 17, 1:00 pm ET
Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve Education (FRE) will welcome students nationwide via webcast to discuss career opportunities and diversity in economics and to learn about career paths within the Federal Reserve System.
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 Chicago
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 Minneapolis
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Join us virtually for a series of career development-focused programs for high school students. Give your students direct exposure to a chief executive officer, business developer, mayor, executive director and other local leaders to learn development strategies for successful careers. There will also be an opportunity for students to learn practical tools to build their leadership style, career-ready skills and to find out about jobs with good pay but don’t require a four-year degree. Pre-registration is required and there is no cost to attend. With one teacher registration, students may participate as an in-person class or individually as remote learners.
October 15, 1:00 – 2:00 pm CT
Interview local leaders about their career path, leadership qualities, their advice for future leaders, job responsibilities and much more.
21st Century Careers: Skillset for Success
October 21, 1:00 – 2:00 pm CT
Learn practical tips for building leadership skills and developing career competencies.
21st Century Careers: Opportunity Occupations
November 19, 1:00 – 2:00 pm CT
Meet career professionals representing a variety of career paths that pay above the annual median wage, don't require a four-year degree and are poised for significant growth.
For general questions, contact Gigi Wolf at email@example.com. We look forward to seeing you and your secondary students at these special career-defining events!
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
September 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm CTElection Economics: A Virtual Event about Real People and Pocketbooks
September 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CTDiscussing Race and Inequality in the Classroom
September 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CT
September 23, 2020 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm CT
November 5, 2020 at 10:00 am - November 6, 2020 at 1:30 pm CT
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.