Teacher Workshop Series

K-16 educators are invited to join us this summer for any of our free, professional development workshops at the Kansas City Fed.

About This Event

These full-day workshops will include classroom resource demonstrations and an opportunity to tour the Money Museum. Expert speakers will also discuss recent research and hot topics tied to economics and personal finance.

This event is hosted by the Kansas City Fed, in partnership with the Centers for Economic Education at the Universities of Kansas, Emporia State, Fort Hays State, Missouri-Kansas City and Missouri-St Louis. Graduate credits from the participating partner universities will also be available. Complimentary lunch and parking will be provided.




Who should attend?
K-16 educators


Event Details

Date Time Location
July 30, 2013 Not available Kansas City, Mo.


Register now to attend any of our full-day workshops.


Contact Information

Gigi Wolf
(816) 881-2736


June 10-11 Eras, Events and Economics (grades K-8)
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Explore children’s literature, informational text and
  primary sources to teach economics through history.
June 18-19 Common Core: What is the Impact to Teachers and How Can They Prepare?
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Discover what the Common Core will mean for your
  classroom and the resources available to assist.
June 25 Financing Your Future
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (grades 6-12)
  Learn about resources to help students make wise
  decisions about investing in their human capital.
June 27 Labor Markets, Unemployment and Education
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (grades 6-College)
  Find out about current labor and unemployment trends in
  relationship to education, gender, geographical region and more. 
  Available classroom resources on these topics will also be shared.
July 2 The Fed and Fiscal Policy: Where Do the Two Meet? (grades 9-College)
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hear firsthand from Fed and university economists about fiscal and
  monetary policy challenges and receive related classroom resources. 
July 8 Teaching Economics and Personal Finance
9 a.m.– 4 p.m. (grades K-8)
  Learn about existing children’s literature and other resources to
  help teach fundamental economic and personal finance concepts.
July 19 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Through Innovation
9 a.m.– 4 p.m. (grades 6-College)
  Discover resources to help inspire entrepreneurship and
  to prepare students to take on this role in their community.
July 30 Using Multimedia to Teach Economics
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  and Personal Finance (grades K-College)
  Learn how the latest online simulations, videos, smart boards, apps
  and other media can be used to stimulate student interest
  in economics and personal finance.

Graduate Credits

By attending the summer workshop series, you can earn graduate credits from our partner universities:

  • Centers for Economic Education at the Universities of Kansas
  • Emporia State
  • Fort Hays State
  • Missouri-Kansas City

Learn more about the graduate credits program.