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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

Discussing Race and Inequality in the Classroom
September 17, 6 - 7:30 pm CT/7 - 8:30 pm ET

Please join us to learn strategies for engaging your students on this timely and relevant topic. 

This Federal Reserve Education event will feature economists who draw from years of teaching experience and research to share strategies for discussing race in the economics classroom, whether at the high school or college level.

There is no cost to attend, but please register no later than Tuesday, Sept. 15. For questions or more information, you may contact Scott Wolla, economic education coordinator:

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

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

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

The T in STEM: Technology Jobs of the Future 
June 19, 10 - 11 am CT 
Educators can explore how emerging technology has and is transforming the workforce to create innovative career pathways, as well as how schools have approached technology-related workforce training, especially in the wake of COVID-19.

The Culture of Poverty: Its Effect on Youth and Education
June 24, 10 – 11:15 am CT 
Educators can investigate how socio-economic scarcity manifests in the lives and learning capacity of youth, as well as how support systems within the community and education system offer assistance, advocacy and programs to promote financial sustainability.

Preparing Students for a Workforce in Transition: Insights on Labor Market Trends and Opportunities
July 8, 10 – 11 am CT
Educators can delve into the latest analysis of employment and unemployment trends, and explore the effect of recent labor force trends on future employment prospects.

The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Food and Energy
July 15, 10 – 11 am CT
Educators can hear from Fed economists about how the corona virus has affected food supply chains and energy prices, and what this means to consumers. Integrate best practices and winning strategies to engage students in fundamental economics and personal finance concepts.

Preparing Students for a Workforce in Transition: Connecting Schools and Employers
July 22, 10 – 11 am CT
Educators can learn about organizations that partner students with businesses and how apprenticeships and other career development programs collaborate with schools to provide hands-on training to prepare students for the labor force.

Preparing Students for a Workforce in Transition: Equipping Educators with Tools and Resources
July 29, 10 – 11 am CT
Educators can access timely information and classroom-ready resources that support career pathway instruction, work-readiness training and related curricula.

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Click, Learn, and Teach: Online Professional Development

Asynchronous; on-going 

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.