Inside the Fed Experience

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

For Teachers

Study Group

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

Teacher Collaborative Committee

Metro-Richmond and Baltimore high school teachers with a passion for teaching economics and personal finance support the Bank’s development and delivery of economic and financial education resources and programs.

Lesson Plans & Classroom Activities

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


Student workbooks, booklets, electronic publications 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 of Richmond and 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

Schedule a visit to the Richmond Fed or request a Fed Ambassador speaker for your classroom.

Academic Competitions

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

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What does your future look like? Check out our online resource that helps students plan for life after high school. Lesson 3 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.