Educator Professional Development Webinar Series

June 19 - July 29, 2020

Join the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City for this summer’s professional development webinar series, free to K-16 educators. Due to social-distancing recommendations, we’ll offer topic-driven, live webinars.


About this event

 

Join the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City for this summer’s professional development webinar series, free to K-16 educators. Due to social-distancing recommendations, we’ll offer topic-driven, live webinars this summer. These learning opportunities will be hosted in partnership with the Center for Economic Education at Emporia State University (ESU) and include highlights of recent research, updates from subject matter experts and resource demonstrations, all tied to economics and personal finance. More depth and a graduate credit option of 1 to 3 credit hours will be available from ESU. There is no cost for teachers to participate, but advance registration is required through the links provided on the Registration tab.

Audience

Who should attend?

K-16 educators

Contact Information

Gigi Wolf
Senior Economic Education Specialist
(816) 881-2736

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  • 10 - 11 a.m.

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The Culture of Poverty: Its Effect on Youth and Education

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  • 10 - 11:15 a.m.

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  • 10 - 11 a.m.

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  • 10 - 11 a.m.

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  • 10 - 11 a.m.

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  • 10 - 11 a.m.

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