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The Fed Experience is an interactive exhibit that lets visitors explore their connection to the economy. The exhibit is free and open to the public.


For Teachers



The Richmond Fed is dedicated to providing teachers with quality materials to teach economics.

Lesson Plans & Classroom Activities

These K-12 lesson plans, activities and publications are correlated with national and state teaching standards. For more resources visit


Bookmarks, booklets, classroom posters and more are available from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond for educating K-12 students about economics and the Federal Reserve System.

Conferences and Events

The Federal Reserve Bank ofRichmondand its partners host workshops and staff development sessions for teachers. Many of these events are free of charge. Staff development credit is generally offered for workshops.

Classroom Visits & Tours

Learn about visiting the head office or two branches of the Richmond Fed or requesting a speaker for your professional development event.

Academic Competitions

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond sponsors academic competitions for high school and college students in the Fifth District.

Contact Us


The Fed Experience
(804) 697-8110

invest in what's next

Check out our interactive, online resource to help students plan for life after high school. Lesson 1, “Exploring My Options,” is now available.


Are you teaching Virginia’s high school economics and personal finance course? Teaching Money Virginia was created to help you find quality resources.