School is back in session and the Richmond Fed Economic Education team has a number of economic and financial education events and programs planned for this fall. The list below features a few of the many opportunities and resources available to students or teachers.
Events and Opportunities
Sept 24 - Nov. 9, Share the Wealth Financial Literacy Video Contest, District-wide
College students create videos to help high school students make informed financial decisions
Oct 5, Virginia Jump$tart Coalition Teacher Scholarship submissions due!
Earn a scholarship to attend the 2012 Jump$tart Coalition National Educators' Conference in Chicago, Ill., Nov. 2-4.
Oct 10, Riverfront Museum Crawl, Richmond, Va.
Calling all teachers: Come learn about field trips to area museums
An Evening at the Fed Lecture Series
Join us for a discussion about the role of the Fed in the economy
College Fed Challenge
College students play the role of monetary policymakers
An online resource with economics content and classroom activities for secondary educators
Spring/Summer 2012, Why Aren’t All Countries Rich?
Fall 2012, Fiscal vs. Monetary Policy (forthcoming)
Where to Find Us
Oct 4-6, Council for Economic Education National Conference, Kansas City, Mo.
Oct 8, VA Jump$tart Coalition Summit, Richmond, Va.
Nov 2-3, Virginia Council for the Social Studies Conference, Williamsburg, Va.
Nov 8-10, Virginia Association of School Librarians Conference, Hampton, Va.
Nov 16-18, National Council for the Social Studies Conference, Seattle, Wash.